Dracula (2020)

TV review by Angela Zimmerman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Well-done take on vampire classic is compelling, gory.

Netflix Drama 2020

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 15+

Great alternative take.

Not a Hollywood ruin. Not even intending to be a faithful adaptation. Last I checked Dracula is in it - not strange to name it Dracula. This is a well-acted, well-written, completely fresh take on Dracula. Claes Bang is perfectly cast and plays a far more engaging character than often seen. Largely British-made, the series has trademark Gatiss/Moffat wit and humour but retains and revels anarchically in its gothic roots. Expectedly very violent. Great fun and high quality. If you're just looking for another attempt to replicate the original novel on screen, or you're offended by female characters being anything other than damsels in distress, then look elsewhere.
age 18+

my account’s soul purpose was to berate this “film(s)”

I loved the book. To be fair their isn’t a Dracula rendition that is near perfect, but this one is horrendous. I had to stop after the first episode. The film shouldn’t be called Dracula as it does not follow the book in hardly any way. The acting is crude at best, the films “idea” of how to present the characters and their actions are childish in nature. The director/producers have free reign to make up preposterous scenes such as the box scene along with the nunnery standoff. The film then takes a turn into more modern issues making a high browned feminist agenda quite evident to the point of exhaustion. I would give no stars. I would not credit this piece of crap with the title of Dracula, as it is quite obviously a pinheaded Hollywood agenda pushing piece of trash. Only they could so utterly deform a classic. If you want a good Dracula movie, Bram Stokers Dracula (1992) is the best (recent) one I’ve seen so far.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

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