- 1h 32min
- Directed by: Gary Shore
- Cast: Luke Evans, Charles Dance, Sarah Gadon
- UK release: 3 October 2014
In this Dracula origin story, Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia (Evans), is a warrior and a family man, who sells his soul to protect his people from the Turkish hordes. There's good work from Evans and Gadon and a show-stopping performance from Dance (under layers of prosthetics), but overall it's po-faced and humourless.
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