History Film / TheFearlessVampireKillers

30th Jul '17 4:52:59 AM eroock
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* GlamourFailure: Vampires do not show up in mirrors. This becomes important in the ballroom scene.


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* MissingReflection: Vampires do not show up in mirrors. This becomes important in the ballroom scene.
11th Jul '17 9:41:23 AM eroock
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* NotQuiteSavedEnough: At first it seems Alfred made it in time to save Sarah from turning into a vampire which he unfortunately finds out too late at the end of the film.

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* NotQuiteSavedEnough: At first it seems Alfred made it [[VampireRefugee in time to save Sarah from turning into a vampire vampire]] which he unfortunately finds out too late at the end of the film.
4th Jul '17 5:12:05 AM eroock
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* MuggedForDisguise: Professor Abronsius and Alfred take out two vampires, so they could [[DressingAsTheEnemy use their dresses and wigs to get closer to Sarah at the vampire ball]].
3rd Jul '17 3:54:34 PM eroock
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* {{Bookends}}: The film opens and closes with a shot of our vampire hunters slay-riding across the snowy Carpathian Mountains.

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* {{Bookends}}: The film opens and closes with a shot of our vampire hunters slay-riding sleigh-riding across the snowy Carpathian Mountains.


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* LosingAShoeInTheStruggle: In the last scene Alfred loses one of his shoes during [[spoiler:his death struggle while Sarah bites him on the sleigh]].
2nd Jul '17 4:53:58 PM eroock
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* {{Bookends}}: The film opens and closes with a shot of our vampire hunters slay-riding across the snowy Carpathian Mountains.



* CobwebOfDisuse: The castle is full of these.
* CruelTwistEnding: Sarah has already become a vampire, and turns Alfred into one as Professor Abronsius unknowingly takes them to Vienna.



* HollywoodDarkness: The exterior scenes during full moon are clearly shot at daylight.
* HolyBurnsEvil: Subverted when Magda holds up a crucifix to ward off the Jewish vampire Shagal, only to be told, in a heavy Yiddish accent, "Oy vey, have you got the wrong vampire!" Apparently holy symbols only hurt if they were ever holy to the vampire.



* KarmicDeath: Koukol, who is seen killing a wolf early on, gets eaten by wolves at the end.



* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Vampirized Shagal after realizing he had just killed Magda who was meant for the party guests.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: The fearless vampire killers unwittingly bring a vampire back to civilization, where it can spread the curse and continue the supernatural evil of vampirism.
* NonIndicativeName: While Abronsius is indeed fearless, Alfred is scared as hell, and both aren't effective in killing vampires.

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: The fearless vampire killers unwittingly [[UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom unwittingly]] bring a vampire back to civilization, where it can spread the curse and continue the supernatural evil of vampirism.
* NonIndicativeName: While Abronsius is indeed fearless, NotQuiteSavedEnough: At first it seems Alfred is scared as hell, and both aren't effective made it in killing vampires.time to save Sarah from turning into a vampire which he unfortunately finds out too late at the end of the film.



* ShadowDiscretionShot: Subverted when we see the shadows of Abronsius and Alfred piercing a WoodenStake into the heart of a ... pillow.



* TwistEnding: Sarah has already become a vampire, and turns Alfred as Professor Abronsius unknowingly takes them to Vienna. Doubles as a DownerEnding [[InferredHolocaust and a]] CruelTwistEnding.
5th Jan '17 7:37:22 PM NOYB
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* TheBlindLeadingTheBlind: Alfred hangs on Abronsius' every word, and doesn't seem to realize that he's more than a bit incompetent.

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* TheBlindLeadingTheBlind: Alfred hangs on Abronsius' Abronsius's every word, and doesn't seem to realize that he's more than a bit incompetent.



* KnowNothingKnowItAll: Professor Abronsius' advice is singularly unhelpful at just about every stage of the film.

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* KnowNothingKnowItAll: Professor Abronsius' Abronsius's advice is singularly unhelpful at just about every stage of the film.



* TheyCalledMeMad: Professor Abronsius' vampire obsession eventually got him fired from his post at Königsberg University, where his colleagues dubbed him "The Nut."

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* TheyCalledMeMad: Professor Abronsius' Abronsius's vampire obsession eventually got him fired from his post at Königsberg University, where his colleagues dubbed him "The Nut."
14th Jul '16 2:41:10 PM Franzi1011
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* {{Idiot Hero}}es: Ambronsius and ''especially'' Alfred.

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* {{Idiot Hero}}es: Ambronsius Abronsius and ''especially'' Alfred.



* TheRenfield: von Krolok's hunchbacked servant Koukol, who is also TheSpeechless.

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* TheRenfield: von Krolok's Krolock's hunchbacked servant Koukol, who is also TheSpeechless.



* TheVonTropeFamily: Count von Krolock.

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* TheVonTropeFamily: Count von Krolock.Krolock and his son.
6th Jun '16 5:12:10 PM Doug86
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* MoodWhiplash: The film shifts on a dime between slapstick comedy and straightforward [[HammerHorror Hammeresque]] horror.

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* MoodWhiplash: The film shifts on a dime between slapstick comedy and straightforward [[HammerHorror [[Film/HammerHorror Hammeresque]] horror.
29th May '16 12:29:59 PM Morgenthaler
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* BlondGuysAreEvil: Herbert is the only blond man in the film.
20th May '16 4:39:40 PM VoxAquila
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* MundaneLuxury: Sarah indulges in warm baths.
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