''Dracula 2000'' is a horror film, "presented by" Creator/WesCraven but actually directed by Patrick Lussier, that sees {{Dracula}} (Creator/GerardButler) being awoken by a band of thieves who make off with his coffin. Dracula awakens and causes the plane to crash in New Orleans, where the daughter of Van Helsing (who has kept himself alive with Dracula's blood) happens to live.

It also starred Creator/JonnyLeeMiller and Creator/ChristopherPlummer.

Has two DirectToVideo sequels (which contradict the ending of ''2000''): ''Dracula II: Ascension'' and ''Dracula III: Legacy''.

Unrelated to ''Dracula 3000''.

!!This film provides examples of:
%%* ArmorPiercingQuestion: "Did you ever ask?" He didn't think about that.
* BadassLongcoat: Dracula
* BiblicalBadGuy: Dracula is [[spoiler:Judas Iscariot]].
* BloodBath: Dracula's corpse is revived with one in the first sequel.
* CatapultNightmare: Mary, several times. Also a subversion of InstantWakingSkills, because she is noticeably incoherent for several minutes.
* CelebrityParadox: Lucy stands in front of a row of Vitamin C [=CDs=] at her workplace, the [[ProductPlacement Virgin Megastore]]. Lucy was played by Colleen Fitzpatrick, aka pop singer Vitamin C.
* ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve: An atheist vampire is not frightened by a crucifix.
* {{Confessional}}: Mary goes to see a priest who is a old childhood friend, to confess the weird dreams she's been having about a strange man ([[spoiler:Dracula]]) and to ask about her mother's dying confession.
* CursedWithAwesome: Dracula. Apparently, [[spoiler:God's idea of a curse is to turn someone into a completely immortal, superpowered pornomancer. Of course, he will never enter the Kingdom of Heaven.]]
* DeathBySex: Literally. Lucy winds up turned when she is seduced by Dracula and they have sex which winds up going off the bed to the ceiling (due to Drac's flying powers). She's so mesmerized that she doesn't notice Drac spouting fangs until he bites her.
* DeaderThanDead: What Van Helsing is trying to make Dracula.
* DeadlineNews: Valerie, a news woman reporting on the plane crash that was originally flown by the thieves, ends up having her pre-recorded news segment interrupted by a revived Dracula who proceeds to kill her cameraman and make her into a vampire.
%%* EyeScream
* FaceDeathWithDignity: Dracula mockingly advises this to Doctor Seward.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: "Why silver? It's not uniquely Christian. Has to be something more... Something personal." [[spoiler:Cue a shot of the Last Supper]].
* HorrorDoesntSettleForSimpleTuesday: This being New Orleans, it's... [[ItsAlwaysMardiGrasInNewOrleans Mardi Gras]]!
* IDoNotDrinkWine: "I don't drink... coffee."
* IKnowYoureWatchingMe: The interrogation room glass version. As the detectives behind the glass have just been smirking over Solina's "delusion" that she's a vampire, they're noticeably freaked out when she shouts, "Look at me when I'm talking to you!" She then continues to screw around with their minds, making them more freaked out.
* InCaseYouForgotWhoWroteIt: ''Creator/WesCraven Presents Dracula 2000'' (Craven was an executive producer, but not the director).
* JuliusBeethovenDaVinci: Dracula is [[spoiler:Judas Iscariot]].
* LooksLikeOrlok: The tomb holding Dracula's remains also has skulls of vampires that Van Helsing has killed in the past, one of which has ratty front teeth like Orlok.
%%* MadeOfPlasticine
* MonsterProgenitor: Dracula's the first vampire, [[spoiler:turned into such shortly after the death Jesus Christ]].
* MyGrandsonMyself: Dr. Abraham Van Helsing uses Dracula's blood to keep himself immortal, in order to continue research on how to kill the vampire king for good. In the modern day, he passes himself off as his grandson, "Matthew Van Helsing".
* NotSoDifferent: Van Helsing has become addicted to Dracula's blood, meaning he regularly has to drain him in order to prolong his own immortality.
* OffWithHisHead: Most of the vampires get beheaded.
%%* OneWomanWail
* PreMortemOneLiner: To the above-mentioned atheist vampire: (while popping a switchblade out of the crucifix): [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Czl5zVyyyds "God loves you anyway."]]
* ProductPlacement: Lucy works at the Virgin Megastore and the film is intent on the viewer not forgetting this.
* TheReveal: Dracula is [[spoiler:Judas Iscariot]].
%%* TitleByNumber
* TranshumanTreachery: Unknown for the first two woman (Solina was always dubious since she was a thief and not much is known about the other) but Lucy has no problems turning against Mary once she's becomes a vampire.
* {{Trope 2000}}
* VampiresAreSexGods: Dracula and his three brides. Solina, now turned, lampshaded this during the interrogation scene, drawing a connection between vampires and lovers:
-->'''Detective''': Solina, Dr. Seward here tells me you believe yourself to be a vampire. Now how does one become a vampire, Solina?
-->'''Solina''': No, how does one become... a lover?
-->'''Detective''': Well, I-I don't know.
-->'''Solina''': [rises up in [[SelectiveGravity a non-human manner]]] One is chosen.
-->'''Detective''' [calls Dr. Seward]: You see that?
-->'''Dr. Seward''' [turns around to face Solina]: See what?
-->'''Solina''': [sighs; Sultry voice] Would you like to be chosen, Mr. Detective? Are you waiting for a woman to choose you as a lover?
-->'''Detective''' [turns to look at Dr. Seward]: You getting this on tape?
-->'''Solina''': [Yells] Look at me when I'm talking to you!
-->'''Detective''' [unnerved]: Now, Solina, you... you can't see me.
-->'''Solina''': Of course I can. [moves closer to window] I can even see the outline of your cock against your pants, so don't even pretend you're not interested.
* VillainsDyingGrace: Dracula, as he dies, [[spoiler:releases Mary from her vampirism]]. That or he genuinely cared for her and it was an [[DeathEqualsRedemption act of redemption.]]
* WanderingJew: Dracula, [[spoiler:literally, since he is Judas Iscariot]].
* ZeroGSpot: Involving vampiric levitation, rather than freefall.