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This index is a list of media adaptations featuring the public domain vampire Dracula, who originated from both the famous 1897 horror novel of the same name by Bram Stoker and tales of the ruthless 15th-century Wallachian ruler Vlad the Impaler.

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    Anime and Manga 
  • Hellsing (1997-2012): The main character, Alucard, is pretty much Dracula himself (combined with Vlad the Impaler), just with a more modern look, and elements of the novel crop up here and there.
  • Dracula Everlasting (2012): An OEL (Original English Language) manga, which sees Dracula taking over the body of a young man, and the descendants of the heroes of the novel facing off against him.
  • A manga adaptation under the "Manga Classics" line was released in October 2019.
  • Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned was a...loose anime adaptation of the Tomb of Dracula comic book series.

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Universal Horror films

Hammer Horror films

Miscellaneous films

  • Dracula (1897), the original novel written by Bram Stoker. Although the author never made any official sequels or adaptations, the fact that the titular character entered the public domain, has resulted in him becoming a prolific stock character appearing in many unrelated works of fiction.
  • Powers of Darkness (1899/1901): Two Nordic "translations" (one Icelandic/one Swedish) that reworked the entire story rather than translating it, adding in new plot points whilst removing or shortening others.
  • The Dracula Tape (1975): A somewhat comedic take on the original tale, in which Dracula depicts the story from his point of view, and how things in the novel were actually a huge misunderstanding. It also had a sequel in which Dracula encounters Sherlock Holmes.
  • Anno Dracula (1992): A series of books which depict an Alternate Universe, where Dracula actually won during the events of the novel, and proceeds to spread his vampirism through most of Europe. Despite the title, Dracula isn't the main character (though he does make appearances), instead following a series of various characters and how the undead lifestyle affects London.
  • Out of the Dark by David Weber has, as part of the big twist at the end, Dracula's appearance.

    Live-Action TV 

  • BBC Radio aired adaptations in 1975, 1991 and 2016. The latter production features David Suchet, who'd played Van Helsing in the 2006 BBC television version, as Dracula himself.

    Tabletop Games 
  • The Dracula Dossier is a tabletop RPG based around the Dracula mythos, using annotated versions of the original book and short story to give players hints.
  • Fury of Dracula is a series of board games set eight years after the events in the novel, with one player as Dracula and the others as vampire hunters.

  • Dracula (1924), a stage play directly adapted from the novel, and which inspired the 1931 movie.
  • Dracula (2001), a musical composed by Frank Wildhorn of which the plot takes heavy inspiration from the 1992 film.

    Video Games 
  • Castlevania (1986–present), a series of Konami games featuring Dracula as the main antagonist.
    • The Castlevania version of Dracula appears as a boss in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate alongside his castle and enemies Simon and Richter Belmont.
  • Dracula Unleashed (1993): A FMV game for the Sega CD and later PC and DVD which acts as a sequel to the original novel and focus on Quincy's brother, Alexander, coming to London to look into his death just as new string of supernatural killings begin.
  • Dracula Resurrection (2000-2013): A series of point and click adventure titles in which the hero confronts Dracula. The first two games act as sequels to the original novel, the last three are focused on encounters with Dracula in later timelines.
  • Dracula: Origin (2008) and its sequel Dracula: Love Kills (2011): Origin is a point and click adventure game based on the novel, following Abraham Van Helsing in his quest to hunt Dracula. Its sequel is a hidden object game with Dracula as the main character as he reluctantly joins forces with his enemy to stop the Queen of the Vampires from enacting her reign of terror.

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Dracula '92 [Helsing Fends Off Lucy]

WARNING: SLIGHT SQUICK SCENE! Scene from the 1992 film, Bram Stoker's Dracula. Van Helsing takes Seward, Arthur and Quincy into Lucy's crypt to showcase that she's now a vampire. First by revealing there's no body in her casket and then confronting her when she arrives to feed on a child. Just when she uses her power to entrance Arthur to join her, Helsing whips out the cross to force her back.

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