Dracula 2000 is a horror film, "presented by" Wes Craven but actually directed by Patrick Lussier, that sees Dracula (Gerard Butler) 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 Jonny Lee Miller and Christopher Plummer.Has two Direct-to-Video sequels (which contradict the ending of 2000): Dracula II: Ascension and Dracula III: Legacy.Unrelated to Dracula 3000.
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 ( Dracula) and to ask about her mother's dying confession.
Cursed with Awesome: Dracula. Apparently God believes a curse is to turn someone into a completely immortal, superpowered, pornomancer. Of course, he will never enter the Kingdom of Heaven.
Death by Sex: Literally, Lucy winds up turned when she 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.
Deadline News: Valerie, a news woman reporting on the plane crash that was originally flown by the thieves, ends up having her pre-recorded news segment interuptted by a revived Dracula who proceeds to kill her cameraman and make her into a vampire.
I Know You're Watching Me: 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.
My Grandson Myself: 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".
Not So Different: Van Helsing has become addicted to Dracula's blood, meaning he regularly has to drain him in order to prolong his own immortality.
Transhuman Treachery: 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.