Dracula

Continuity mistake: When Dracula charges at the cross atop the altar, Elisabeta's blood can be seen on the floor in the background. When Dracula is holding the communion chalice, the stains are darker, and change position. (00:04:35)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: After Monica Bellucci rises up from the bed, the bedding instantly changes from pink, to a shiny fabric of many different colours. When Dracula flies into the room, the bedding goes back to pink, before becoming shiny again. (00:31:25)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: When Dracula fills the communion chalice with blood from the bleeding cross, the blood is spilled over the sides and base of the chalice, but when he drinks the blood, the outside of the goblet is clean. (00:04:45)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: When Jonathan is comforting Mina on the train, after Mina says, "Oh, what have I done to you", her head, resting against the couch, moves up/down between different camera angles. (01:12:30)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: When Dracula is holding the communion chalice filled with blood, the priest's crucifix can be seen lying on the floor in the background, but a few shots earlier, there was no crucifix there. (00:04:35)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: After Dracula bursts into the room, interrupting the vampire orgy, the amount and position of the blood on Jonathan's face keeps changing between shots. (00:32:55)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: After Prince Vlad kneels down by Elizabeta's dead body, in two shots, a part of the priest's shadow can be seen above her head, without the priest standing there. (00:03:20)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: After Mina discovers the "Arabian Nights" book while she's typing, a chair behind her moves closer to the desk between the wideshot of her from behind, and when Lucy walks over to her. (00:18:15)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: Elisabeta's suicide letter is covered with stains of blood and water, which keep changing size/shape and position between shots. (00:03:15)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: During the scene where Jonathan is closing the transactions in Dracula's castle, the position and arrangement of the papers and objects on the table changes dramatically between shots, without anyone redecorating the table. (00:15:20 - 00:16:20)

Kylantha
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Continuity mistake: When Lucy sits down with Mina when Mina is typing, the folds in the curtain on the left changes after they open the book. (00:19:10)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: When Mina and Lucy are looking at the pictures in "Arabian Nights", as they open the book, both of Mina's hands are holding the book, but in the next shot, her right hand is up by her mouth. (00:19:20)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Seward first talks to Renfield, as Renfield inspects the spider, he is sitting in a corner, but in the next shot, he's sitting right under the window. (00:23:55)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: When Jonathan sits down next to Mina after Van Helsing inspects her teeth, Jonathan's forehead is shining with sweat. After Mina says, "Oh, what have I done to you", his forehead is showing no signs of sweat. (01:42:30)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: When Mina receives the letter after Jonathan escapes, she's holding it in her hands as she begins to climb the stairs, but in the next shot, her hands are empty, best seen when Van Helsing holds her hands. (01:07:15)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: When Dracula sees Jonathan's crucifix, most of the chain is under Jonathan's collar, but in the next shot, the entire chain is outside his shirt. (00:27:10)

Kylantha
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Continuity mistake: Before the garlic falls down on Lucy's bedside table, it can be seen hanging on the lamp, but in the previous shot, as well as earlier in the scene, there was no garlic on the lamp. (01:09:35)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: When Dracula helps Jonathan shave, one side of the crucifix around Jonathan's neck is under his shirt. When Dracula sees the reflection of the crucifix in the blade, the entire crucifix is visible, also when we see it's reflection in his eye. In the next shot, it's partly tucked under Jonathan's shirt again. (00:27:10)

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: During the scene in Lucy's room before Mina goes to Romania to marry Jonathan, Lucy's head keeps changing position on the pillows between consecutive shots.

Kylantha

Continuity mistake: When the men open Lucy's grave, the position of Van Helsing's lamp and hammer changes position between the shot of Van Helsing and the following shot from above. The same thing happens after they see the empty coffin. (01:21:20)

Kylantha

Dracula: The blood is the life. And it shall be mine.

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Trivia: Out of all the movies ever made about Dracula, this is one of the very few that depicts his downward crawl on the wall in Castle Dracula, as mentioned in the original Dracula novel by Bram Stoker.

Paul Plesser
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