Revealing mistake: In one of the first scenes, Winona Ryder (as Vlad the Impaler's wife), is lying on the floor, dead. Gary Oldman's Vlad falls to his knees, heartbroken, right next to the "dead" Winona, who flinches. (00:03:34)

Revealing mistake: When the vampire women are drinking Jonathan's blood, as Dracula flies the room, the board carrying him is visible. (00:32:50)


Revealing mistake: When Arthur is guarding Lucy, just before he sees Dracula, a female voice can be heard saying "Now", cuing him to turn his head. (01:16:20)


Revealing mistake: When they are in the crypt to kill Lucy, they open the stone lid and look down. Clearly you can see glass on top of the inner coffin, yet later when Lucy goes in the coffin there is no glass. (01:24:55 - 01:27:05)

Revealing mistake: In the chase scene near the end, when Dracula is hiding inside an earth-filled coffin in the gypsy carriage, you can clearly see the tip of one of his rubber-made finger extensions bending.

Revealing mistake: In the crypt scene, Van Helsing, as you can see, cuts off Lucy's head. But when the head pops off, you can see that where there should be blood, guts, flesh, etc., there is only some white blankness. (01:27:45)

Revealing mistake: When Dracula first bites Lucy, the wounds can be seen on her neck before the actual bite. (00:40:35)


Revealing mistake: During the battle scene at the beginning of the film, you can tell that the group of soldiers in the background are just animatronics because their bodies remain stationary while their arms move in a clockwork repetitive manner.

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Revealing mistake: During Lucy's funeral scene, as the camera pans through the shot, you can see Lucy breathing when she's supposed to be dead. Very obvious on a big screen, not as much on a small screen.


Revealing mistake: When Harker is in the train, the outside shot shows a blatant model train, with empty carriages, plus no people and no curtains, as opposed to the inside shots.

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Continuity mistake: When Dr. Seward first goes to see Renfield, he gets bitten on the right side of his neck, but then grabs the left side as if in pain. (00:26:00)

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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.

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