Awesome: Van Helsing

  • When the titular character tries to stake Dracula in the heart.
    Dracula: (looks at stake, smiles) Hello, Gabriel.
  • Despite being a "gypsy" princess who has spent most of the movie needing to be saved by Van Helsing, when she's been kidnapped by the last of Dracula's brides and is about to be sucked, Kate Beckinsale redeems herself with this exchange:
    Aleera: Anna, my love. It is your blood that shall keep me beautiful. What do you think of that?
    [laughs triumphantly, then screams as Anna catches a silver stake and impales her through the chest]
    Anna Valerious: I think if you're going to kill somebody, kill them! Don't stand around talking about it!
  • The main Van Helsing theme, first heard on the streets of Paris towards the beginning of the film. Amazing.
  • Visual Effects of Awesome: To this troper at least, particularly during the climatic werewolf vs vampire battle.
    • From the same scene, the moment where Werewolf!Van Helsing sharpens his claws on a metal surface and shows them to Dracula with a glare that means business.
  • A flying vampire bride vs Van Helsing armed with an Automatic Crossbow. Once it's been dipped in holy water, the fight becomes a whole lot shorter and one-sided.
  • The reveal of Dracula's true castle.
  • Van Helsing's transformation into a werewolf. Even Dracula was freaked out.