Dracula

Trivia: When Mina recalls her previous life as Elisabeta, she says she remembers a land beyond a great forest. "Land beyond the forest" is the literal meaning of Transylvania.

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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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Trivia: Anthony Hopkins plays a Greek Orthodox priest, the narrator, the captain of the Demeter, and of course, Van Helsing.

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Trivia: The Brides originally had many more scenes in the movie. There were flying scenes and many others. The actors were disappointed when they viewed the movie when it first came out. Especially the Medusa vampire, played by Florina Kendrick.

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Trivia: The marriage scene between Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder was performed by an actual Romanian Orthodox priest. Contrary to rumours this made the marriage legal, that wouldn't be possible without corresponding paperwork, which of course they wouldn't have had.

dizzyd
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Trivia: The film earned over $215 million at the box office, making it the most successful adaptation Dracula adaptation in history.

oswal13
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Suggested correction: Technically "Dracula Untold" is the highest grossing. (Although it only out-grossed this film by about $2 million, so it's close).

TedStixon

Trivia: Gary Oldman also played the driver of the carriage that takes Jonathan to the castle.

oswal13

Trivia: Johnny Depp and Charlie Sheen were considered for the role of Jonathan Harker.

oswal13

Trivia: Drew Barrymore was considered for the role of Mina Harker.

oswal13

Trivia: Andy Garcia was considered for the main role of Dracula.

oswal13

Trivia: The blood you see in this film is actually red jelly.

Other 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)

More mistakes in Dracula

Dracula: Is this my reward for defending God's church?
Priest: Sacrilege.
Dracula: I RENOUNCE GOD! I RENOUNCE GOD! I shall rise from my own death, to avenge hers with all the powers of darkness.

More quotes from Dracula

Question: Why do the guards in the mental asylum wear cages over their heads?

The_Iceman

Answer: For protection from the inmates.

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