Mike Matei / October 2nd, 2009
April 9, 2010 at 12:03 pm
I’m sure it’s a worth watching and it goes well in any DVD copy of the Lugosi version!
April 15, 2010 at 2:22 am
Bela Lugosi IS Dracula for me – but the Spanish Version looks really nice. I need to see this.
June 2, 2010 at 4:50 pm
I’ve been saying that if Lugosi was in the Spanish version the world would be complete too!
June 20, 2010 at 9:19 pm
July 10, 2010 at 11:53 am
yo nunca bebo…vino. awesome
July 26, 2010 at 2:57 pm
Just finished watching the Spanish Dracula.
All I can say is that if it hadn’t been for Lugosi and Fry, the English version would suck monkey balls when compared to the Spanish one.
Unlike E, S has a coherent plot, and some great supporting actors (I love the Spanish Van Helsing, just take a look at his face — you’ll know it’s someone you wouldn’t want to fuck around with). Dracula and Renfield and great, too — although being a little over the top sometimes — a bit too screwed up to be believable, I think.
And, it’s simply been filmed better. Have a look at the castle scenes with all the weird shit going on the right before Renfield’s eyes, and the scene with the cross — very natural, and not that cheesy cape shit that Lugosi did.
September 6, 2010 at 7:28 pm
i should see if i can find this, the spanish draculas stare is funny and creepy at the same time
September 20, 2010 at 7:44 am
christ, spainish Dracula looks so much like Nicholas Cage :S
August 3, 2011 at 1:35 am
I found this exact VHS tape at a thrift store the other day, and well, its awesome. Thanks for letting me know this existed.
August 27, 2011 at 5:39 pm
Spanish version? I had no idea this existed! Thanks, James.
September 28, 2011 at 10:00 am
Yeah, I remember that Spanish Version…
In my opinion, the Spanish Version looks better than the Original Version.
Bela Lugosi looks mysterious in his version and he’s more famous than Carlos Villarías, but Villarías was a great actor too.
Greetings from Spain.
September 28, 2011 at 1:41 pm
I remember seeing it as a kid and its a classic, but ironically the bela lugosi version is more popular here in Spain.
September 29, 2011 at 1:29 am
I prefer Lugosi as Dracula, but apart from that, the Spanish version was definitely superior. And for anyone who hasn’t seen it, it’s easy to find nowadays. Pretty much every DVD release of Dracula has the Spanish version bundled with it.
October 27, 2011 at 8:49 am
I don’t know why, but Carlos Villarias reminds me a lot of Steve Carell…
February 6, 2012 at 12:17 am
his crazy stair reminds me of nic cage when he does his crazy face
February 29, 2012 at 10:13 pm
@JerrySanbox Grammar Natsi. *Nazi*
March 31, 2013 at 3:18 am
I just discovered the other day that on the Universal monsters 4pack, the Universal 100th Anniversary edition, the cover says 4 movies (Dracula, Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, and Creature from the Black Lagoon), what they don’t tell you anywhere on the box art is that the set also includes the Spanish Dracula! Definitely worth knowing and thought I’d pass on the information for those DVD collectors out there!
May 28, 2014 at 5:57 am
January 4, 2016 at 2:18 am
While the extra production looks cool, i prefer the lugosi version. the simplistic camera in that version i feel really helps set the mood and helps convey to the audiance a feeling of being trapped that goes away in the spanish version.
October 17, 2016 at 12:16 am
in the same time the movie with Bela Lugosi was made.
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