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* ArtisticLicenceBiology: [[spoiler:(Specifically, epidemiology:)]] Dracula wishes to unleash [[spoiler: a world-wide, completely genocidal, plague organism evidently spread solely by physical contact…that disables its victims immediately and kills them within minutes. It would therefore have a much harder time spreading itself than one which produced no symptoms for, say, three to five days.]]
wishes to spread disables and maims its carriers so rapidly that it would ]]


* CreatorsInJoke: As an in-joke, Dracula's lair was named Pelham House, a reference to retiring James Carreras's house at Pelham Place in London.

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* CreatorsInJoke: CreatorInJoke: As an in-joke, Dracula's lair was named Pelham House, a reference to retiring James Carreras's house at Pelham Place in London.


* [[spoiler: DrivenToSuicide: Van Helsing speculates that the reason Dracula wants to spread the plague, destroying humanity (and his food supply), is that he's tired of his undead existence and will use this method to destroy himself.]]

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* [[spoiler: DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler: Van Helsing speculates that the reason Dracula wants to spread the plague, destroying humanity (and his food supply), is that he's tired of his undead existence and will use this method to destroy himself.]]


* {{Meganekko}}: Jane before being kidnapped and turned.


* TranshumanTreachery: Jane when she's found chain in the basement by Jessica. She quickly tries to bite Jessica when she makes to free her and even helps push Jessica down so the other vampire women can get her.

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* TranshumanTreachery: Jane when she's found chain chained in the basement by Jessica. She quickly tries to bite Jessica when she makes tries to free her and even helps push Jessica down so the other vampire women can get her.


* BigDamnHeroes: Two of the agents hear Jesscia's screams in the basement of the HQ and manages to get down there and shoot open the lock just moments before one of the vampire women manages to pin down Jessica and makes to bite her neck.

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* BigDamnHeroes: Two of the agents hear Jesscia's screams in the basement of the HQ and manages manage to get down there and shoot open the lock just moments before one of the vampire women manages to pin pins down Jessica and makes attempts to bite her neck.



* ThePlague: Basically how Drac wants to take over humanity using a man made bubonic plague.

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* ThePlague: Basically how Drac wants to take over humanity using a man made man-made bubonic plague.



* WoundedGazelleGambit: Jane tries this on her boss after they save Jessica from the vampire women. It isn't until Torrence is right next to Jane that Jessica finally warn them she isn't human anymore.

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* WoundedGazelleGambit: Jane tries this on her boss after they save Jessica from the vampire women. It isn't until Torrence is right next to Jane that Jessica finally warn warns them she isn't human anymore.


* VampireHarem: As usual, Dracula has his vampire brides. Here they're locked in the cellar of his hideout and chained to their coffins (or in Jane's case, a wall). Chin Yang is also apparently part of his brides as well, but is trusted enough to monitor the house.

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* VampireHarem: VampiresHarem: As usual, Dracula has his vampire brides. Here they're locked in the cellar of his hideout and chained to their coffins (or in Jane's case, a wall). Chin Yang is also apparently part of his brides as well, but is trusted enough to monitor the house.


* VampiresAreSexGods

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* VampiresAreSexGodsVampiresAreSexGods: Dracula as usual, seen seducing Jane after she's captured and turning her into his recent bride.
* VampireHarem: As usual, Dracula has his vampire brides. Here they're locked in the cellar of his hideout and chained to their coffins (or in Jane's case, a wall). Chin Yang is also apparently part of his brides as well, but is trusted enough to monitor the house.

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* CreatorsInJoke: As an in-joke, Dracula's lair was named Pelham House, a reference to retiring James Carreras's house at Pelham Place in London.


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* GenreMashup: The film itself is a mixture of horror, science fiction and spy thriller.


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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Dracula poses as a multi-millionaire who is never seen in public and never photographed. A 1970s audience would inevitably have been reminded of the eccentric and reclusive Creator/HowardHughes.

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* DroppedABridgeOnHim: You know the Lord of the Undead has fallen pretty low when he's defeated by a ''tree.''

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* BackFromTheDead: Really after seven movies, are you surprised anymore?

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* BackFromTheDead: BackFromTheDead:
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Really after seven movies, are you surprised anymore?anymore that Dracula come back again?


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* BigDamnHeroes: Two of the agents hear Jesscia's screams in the basement of the HQ and manages to get down there and shoot open the lock just moments before one of the vampire women manages to pin down Jessica and makes to bite her neck.


* XMeetsY: ''Film/JamesBond'' Meets {{Dracula}} or at least trying to attempt it.

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* XMeetsY: ''Film/JamesBond'' Meets {{Dracula}} or at least trying to attempt it.----


The film see a British Secret Service agency looking into a cult that practices dark rituals, of which they include the help of Professor Lorrimar Van Helsing (played by Peter Cushing). As they get closer into the matter they find that the cult has once again resurrected Dracula who plots to take over the world with a deadly virus. Leaving it up to Van Helsing and the agents to stop him.

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The film see a British Secret Service agency looking into a cult that practices dark rituals, of which they include the help of Professor Lorrimar Van Helsing (played by Peter Cushing).Creator/PeterCushing). As they get closer into the matter they find that the cult has once again resurrected Dracula who plots to take over the world with a deadly virus. Leaving it up to Van Helsing and the agents to stop him.


The film see a British Seceret Service agency looking into a cult that practices dark rituals, of which they include the help of Professor Lorrimar Van Helsing (played by Peter Cushing). As they get closer into the matter they find that the cult has once again resurrected Dracula who plots to take over the world with a deadly virus. Leaving it up to Van Helsing and the agents to stop him.

This film was the last time Creator/ChristopherLee played the role of Dracula onscreen (if you don't count ''WesternAnimation/{{Frankenweenie}}'' which was more of a joke cameo.)

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The film see a British Seceret Secret Service agency looking into a cult that practices dark rituals, of which they include the help of Professor Lorrimar Van Helsing (played by Peter Cushing). As they get closer into the matter they find that the cult has once again resurrected Dracula who plots to take over the world with a deadly virus. Leaving it up to Van Helsing and the agents to stop him.

This film was the last time Creator/ChristopherLee played the role of Dracula onscreen (if you don't count ''WesternAnimation/{{Frankenweenie}}'' which was more of a joke cameo. And the french comedy ''Dracula Père et Fils'' by Édouard Molinaro, filmed in 1976.)

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