| It’s an amazing piece of cultural penetration for a film so few have actually ever seen.

Oh, and ladies love his swarthy looks and sexy accent. Unbeknownst to them, the castle is home to a horde of vampires, who have their own plans for the couple. Because the way she moves, the way she commands the attention of everyone in the room just screams vampire. Even Bram Stoker would cite this story … Stars: Bernard Musson, R

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Vampires have been a part of human mythology from ancient times. The popular image of Angel is that of the moping, lovestruck, shadow-lurking vampire of the early days of Buffy (he was the the virtual blueprint for Edward Cullen) or the grumpy, agonised, redemption-seeking square-peg-in-a-round-hole misfit of his time in Los Angeles (a vampire in the sunshine city, a typically Joss Whedon conceit). The moves are right. Bauhaus once sang “Bela Lugosi’s dead”. Anthony Hickox Another stockbroker vampire from another chapter of the Blade saga, Van Sciver was by far the most interesting character in the small screen adventures of the Daywalker. (Hey, maybe he should form some kind of union with Angel; the Vampire Private Investigators Regulatory Executive – or VamPIRE.) Played by: Stephen Moyer Undead in: True Blood (2008-present). The epitome of the strong, silent type, Blade’s never been a role that calls for Oscar-winning acting talent. Another bisexual bloodsucker, she’d spent centuries bestowing her gift of immortality on lovers (the latest being David Bowie) – but there’s a catch. Charley Brewster and Peter Vincent must face more vampires, out for revenge. Luring in their prey as they prepare to strike, most of their victims don’t even suspect the attack.

Dennis Miller, Mario Bava Mimi Kuzyk, You know it’s going to end badly, and it does for Jesse who gets all fried by the rising sun. Played by: Danny Huston Undead in: 30 Days Of Night (2007). Geeks with a keen sense of situational awareness would have noticed one of the sexiest models portraying a vampire in 2004’s “Van Helsing”. Oh yes, the queen of the underworld is naturally our first choice. And the more I read the script, the more I hated this guy, so that’s how I played him, as a manic-depressive who hates himself. In those few moments we see her, we are spellbound. But Gerard Butler’s cocksure, exquisitely-coiffured, oft-half-naked Dracula set many hearts a-fluttering. | He’s a wolf!

Director: The film was an instant cult hit with the audience it was aimed at; teens loved it. Freddie Francis Marianne Morris, Thank you Ashley, at least not all of our time was wasted while watching the “Twilight” rom-coms. Performed by Jerry Nelson (once left hand of Rowlf the Dog), he was conceived by writer Norman Stiles. Carmilla is hypnotic, alluring, and quickly becomes friends with the book’s narrator, Laura.

The protagonist of the Underworld franchise, Selene is geared with a leather suit and lots and lots of curves. Action, Horror. GamesRadar+ is part of Future US Inc, an international media group and leading digital publisher.

Claudio Brook, Claudia is a warning, and her whole existence serves to remind us that vampires ARE abominations. Yep, he’d rather sink his beak into a carrot or a broccoli sandwich than a vein. 65 min Selene is the cold-hearted killer, at least until she falls in love. Herrick, their leader – as played by Hustle ’s Adrian Lester – was your Anne Rice-type vampire, all regal superiority and flowery language. The bit everybody remembers from the film sums him up better than anything.

He even manages to make sniffing somehow deeply sensual and sexy.

Imagine the powers of a vampire and werewolf combined into one very sexy brunette with the hunger for flesh and blood. For many people, even those who don’t know his name, his Dracula is the quintessential Dracula – slicked back hair, the heavy accent, the slow, deliberate delivery of lines (“I nefer drink… viiiiinnnee…”), the long lingering, lustful stares. Stars: Director: She is turned into the undead, leaving her with a restless hunger and a pair of fangs.

Get our latest news straight into your inbox. | Played by: Brad Savage Undead in: Salem’s Lot (1979). Let The right One In is a powerful and dark story that shows how monstrous vampires can truly be.

Catherine Deville, Played by: Kirsten Dunst Undead in: Interview With The Vampire (1994). Death and life, child and adult, human and monster. | A vengeful witch and her fiendish servant return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to possess the body of the witch's beautiful look-alike descendant, with only the girl's brother and a handsome doctor standing in her way.

As a vampire she would forever be floating down a river of blood, distracted and babbling nonsense (“Run and catch, run and catch, the lamb is caught in the blackberry patch”). Vying for position as the breathiest-voiced female vampire of all time, Darla was a prostitute vampirised in 1609 (she was dying of syphilis at the time) by The Master. 78 min Director: He’s the bad guy, sure, casually killing a waitress with calm, cold efficiency and then holding a glass under her cut throat to collect the blood; at one point he lets a guy shoot him, then regurgitates the bullet just to freak him out, it seems. Pure beauty exudes from her and that is one of the reasons that Edward Cullen fails to resist her. Jennifer Beals, Director: Horror. 95 min We don’t blame Pattinson though, Kristen is quite fetching on and off the screen! Gilbert Adler Augustine (Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter) Avicus (The Vampire Chronicles) Ayato Sakami … Armenia; Sukuyan; Belinda; Apple; Carmina; Beatrix; Angeline; Frita; Elphina; Brie• Clarita; Albanian | Short answer – no. A wax museum owner uses his horror exhibits to unleash evil on the world. Gene Shane, Not Rated The antidote to all those moping, self-absorbed, cradle-snatching bloodsuckers, Marlow is a complete and utter bastard who revels in it. A legend was born. Played by: Quentin Tarantino Undead in: From Dusk Till Dawn (1996). She looked really good sporting the fangs though! Donald F. Glut Peter Duffell Buffy was a fun show, and while it had many amazing monsters for our slayer to fight, the vampires were always there. Seductive vampire Carmilla Karnstein and her family target the beautiful and the rich in a remote area of late eighteenth-century Gemany.

Drama, Horror, Romance. Count Duckula was a spin-off from Dangermouse , in which a vampire duck first made an appearance. Like Daughters Of Darkness , The Vampire Lovers was based on Sheridan Le Fanu’s Carmilla , but this version was a more typically lurid Hammer take on the tale, with a period setting and heaving breasts. Gaby Fuchs, | A toxic spill revives a beautiful, dead heiress who, with the help of her childhood friend, must quench her insatiable thirst for blood. Lee and his wife Susan accept the invitation of mysterious, Diane, to visit her secluded desert estate. | Bram Stoker’s widow, Florence, thought otherwise, and the courts agreed with her. Played by Miss Illinois Jerry Ryan, this is a must one Her beautiful curly hair and dreamy eyes will leave you enchanted. And last, but certainly not least, is Eli. Horror. She is absolutely amazing in one of the most unique vampire films ever made. Power hungry, he soon turned against Marcus (even later rewriting history to make himself appear the first vampire), then became one of three Vampire Elders. Annie Belle, | Jacques Robiolles, Anyhow, Carmilla has been adapted several times for film, but not with the same success rate as Dracula. If you think of it like a glorified music video, it’s a little more fun to put up with. He’s the most ridiculous person who’s so amazing at everything. His Lestat is the sort of bad boy you love to hate, and a considerably more exciting focal point for the movie than Brad Pitt’s more traditionally heroic Louis. Played by: Jonathan Frid Undead in: Dark Shadows (1967-1971) NOTE: Also played by Ben Cross in a short-lived Dark Shadows revival series (1991). Christopher Lee, From the original tale of Count Dracula to the modern day vampires created in literature and movies, those individuals led the path to the popularity of vampire myths that are in present in our society today.

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Interview with the Vampire brought to light what would happen if a child was made a vampire. Later in the series we are introduced to an interesting vampire couple: Drusilla and Spike. ), and introducing him as an old man who then grows younger, just like in the book. The living (well, un-living) embodiment of sex and violence, Lilith Silver wipes her ass with pages from The Big Book Of Vampire Clichés . Director: How can anyone forget the “Titty Twister” strip club and the horrors that awaited all its customers. And True Blood doesn’t skimp on showing you how vicious the vampire creature can be, which is another thing I love. Madeleine Collinson, R Lauren Hutton, $2.98M, R She blames Lestat for turning her and eventually tries to kill him, but fails.