Dracula has appeared on screen in over 200 movies. Mostly, because his is an amazing story.
Also, because that story and the character are licence free, meaning not only is
he eternally popular, but he’s also cheap. Could there be a better combo?
you ever need another character for that screenplay or novel you’re working on,
remember, Dracula and a whole rogues gallery of his monster buddies are there for you.
Naturally, the fact that's he's been in so many movies means things have gotten quite... broad over the years. Obviously, it also means that only a handful are any good, a tiny minority are
amazing, most are dreadful, some are unwatchable, and of course, some are
Dracula movies are hugely diverse, some are direct
adaptations and some are far removed from the source material. Of course, some are also set in space. You always get to space eventually, and it usually doesn’t take
anywhere near two-hundred movies.
Weird can be wonderful, and it can be dreadful too and Dracula has been incredibly odd over the years...