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This index is a list of media adaptations featuring the public domain vampire Dracula, who originated from the famous horror novel of the same name.
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- 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.
- The Tomb of Dracula (1972-1979): A Marvel Comics series starring Dracula as the main antagonist, featuring the stories of people trying to stop him, as well as his own trials and tribulations.
- Dracula vs. King Arthur (2007): An indie comic in which Dracula is sent back in time to take over the Kingdom of Camelot, thus forcing King Arthur and his knights into a confrontation with the vampire.
- Victorian Undead (2010): A DC Comics / WildStorm miniseries that involved Sherlock Holmes fighting against the supernatural. The second volume involved Holmes getting involved in the events of the novel.
- Batman Vampire trilogy (1991-1998): Part of DC Comics' Elseworlds line, the first volume of this trilogy sees Dracula come to Gotham City and battle Batman, culminating in the Dark Knight defeating Dracula but becoming a vampire himself.
- Santa Versus Dracula (2013): Another indie comic, in which Dracula tries to take over the North Pole in order to claim Santa Claus' job, and thus gain the ability to enter houses without invitation. Santa and his friends fight back against him.
- Grimm Fairy Tales: Van Helsing (2015-2018): A mini-series starring a female descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, whose first four issues involved fighting Dracula. A sequel would likewise see her fight him again.
- Brothers Dracul (2018)
- Disney Dracula Starring Mickey Mouse (2019): An adaptation of the novel using Disney characters. Naturally since this is Disney, it's much Lighter and Softer (the vampires here don't drink blood but beets for example).
- Dracula Son Of The Dragon (2019)
- Dracula Starring Bela Lugosi (2020): A comic adaptation of the novel, only with Bela Lugosi in the title role.
- 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.
- Horror of Dracula, also known as Dracula (1958), the first film starring Christopher Lee as the Count.
- The Brides of Dracula (1960), a side story that revolves around one of Dracula's victims. Dracula himself never shows up.
- Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966), a sequel to Horror of Dracula set ten years later.
- Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968), another entry focusing on Dracula's vengeance against a family of a Monsignor.
- Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970), focusing on unfortunates who resurrect Dracula with an evil ritual.
- Scars of Dracula (1970), focusing on helpless vistors to Dracula's castle.
- Countess Dracula (1971), a film about Elizabeth Bathory.
- Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972), which sees Christopher Lee's Dracula resurrected in The '70s.
- The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973), the final Christopher Lee Dracula film, featuring a Satanic cult and a deadly plague.
- The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974), in which Hammer Horror meets Kung Fu cinema, with Dracula commanding an army of Chinese vampires.
- Dracula (1968), a British adaptation made for the TV series, Mystery and Imagination.
- Santo en El Tesoro de Drácula (1969), one of a series of films featuring Masked Luchador El Santo, wherein he encounters Dracula.
- Count Dracula (1970), a rare appearance of Christopher Lee as Dracula outside of Hammer, this Jess Franco-directed film was meant to be as close to the Bram Stoker novel as possible, although it does end up taking considerable liberties with the story.
- Dracula Vs Frankenstein (1971), notable chiefly as the last film role for Universal Horror veterans J. Carrol Naish (as a descendent of Dr. Frankenstein) and Lon Chaney Jr. (as his assistant). Dracula is played by the film's producer's stockbroker.
- Blacula (1972), a mashup of horror and blaxploitation, has Dracula attacking the title character and dooming him to vampirism in its prologue.
- Scream Blacula Scream (1973)
- Dracula (1973), a made-for-TV adaptation directed by Dan Curtis (Dark Shadows), written by Richard Matheson and starring Jack Palance.
- Blood for Dracula (1974), with Udo Kier
- Son of Dracula (1974), a rock musical starring Harry Nilsson as Dracula's son Count Downe, who prepares to take over as "King of the Netherworld" after his father is killed.
- Vampira aka Old Dracula (1974), a comedic spoof directed by Clive Donner and featuring David Niven as the Count.
- Count Dracula (1977), a version made by The BBC, starring Louis Jourdan. Considered by many to be the most definitive and accurate adaptation of the story.
- Dracula Sucks (1978), a Porn with Plot set at a mental asylum in 1930s California.
- Dracula (1979), with Frank Langella. Another adaptation of the Stoker novel, like the Lugosi version by way of the play.
- Love at First Bite (1979), a comedy film with George Hamilton as Dracula in modern-day New York City.
- Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979), Werner Herzog's remake/homage of the Murnau film, starring Klaus Kinski as an Orlok-style Dracula.
- The Monster Squad (1987), which pits Dracula and his fellow classic movie monsters up against a group of Genre Savvy youngsters.
- Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), with Gary Oldman and directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
- Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995), a parody directed by Mel Brooks and starring Leslie Nielsen as the Count.
- Dracula 2000 (2000) with Gerard Butler, or either of its sequels.
- Dracula II: Ascension (2003)
- Dracula III: Legacy (2005)
- Dracula 3000 (2004): Dracula IN SPACE. Though despite the title, the vampire here is named Orlock.
- Van Helsing (2004): Dracula is the main antagonist of the film.
- Blade: Trinity (2004): Dracula appears as an adversary resurrected to fight Blade. Though goes by the name, Drake, in this one.
- Dracula (2006), a different version made by The BBC, starring Marc Warren as Dracula.
- Bonnie and Clyde vs. Dracula (2008), a B-Movie with the '30s outlaw couple squaring off against the Count.
- Dracula 3 D (2012), directed by Dario Argento.
- Dracula: The Dark Prince (2013): A medieval story featuring the character.
- Dracula Untold (2014), an origin story about Prince Vlad Dracula (Luke Evans) becoming the vampire of legend.
- 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.
- The 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.
- Castlevania (1986present), 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.