• The 1920’s saw the creation of the first vampire movie called Nosferatu (1922)• Grouped in the horror genre• Is still considered the best of all Vampire Films created• A silent movie that was adapted from Bram Stoker’s novel “Dracula”• Created one of the many vampire stereotypes, which was a grotesque killing machine, whose victims didn’t turn into vampires themselves• Created for those of the upper class as movies cost around $0.27 while the average salary $1236• Made for any fans of the horror genre and 14+ in age
• Dracula (1931) was first introduced• Brought another stereotype to vampires, which was a very well groomed human with 4 elongated teeth in the front , a suit and cape• Taken from the stage play instead of the novel• The very first horror film that included speech• Introduced the concept of “Mittel-Europe” (dark, suspicious, howling wolves, tall castles and depressed citizens)• Grouped in the horror genre• Had several sequels up until about the 60’s, these irrelevant sequels summed up the 40’s• Created for those of upper class status due to the Great Depression• Made for any fans of the horror genre and 14+ in age
• The Horror Of Dracula (1958) was the first vampire film to be released in full colour viewing• Grouped in the horror genre• Brought a new level of gore for viewers of all ages• Created on a relatively low budget of $81,000• Began to be created for all social classes due to the end of the war• Made for any fans of the horror genre and 14+ in age
• The Last Man on Earth (1964) was released• This was later remade into I am Legend (2007)• The vampires in this film were categorized as straight killers and almost zombie like• Brought back the black and white theme• Created for all social classes and all ages of horror film lovers• Made for any fans of the horror genre and 14+ in age
• Blacula (1972) was released• Was one of the first horror films and first vampire film to star someone of black descent• Involved the well groomed, killer stereotype• Was meant to not only be scary, but bring the black audience into horror films• Created for all social classes• Made for any fans of the horror genre and 14+ in age
• Fright Night (1985) was released• Part of the horror genre• A sequel was released in (1988) and was remade in 3-D in 2011• Involved the grotesque killer stereotype• Created for all social classes• Made for any fans of the horror genre and 14+ in age
• Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) was released and based off of the original novel by Bram Stoker• Involved the Mittel-Europe stereotype and the well groomed vampire stereotype• Part of the horror genre• Still one of the most succesful vampire films in history• Created for all social classes• Made for any fans of the horror genre and 14+ in age
• The Twilight saga (2008) was released• Adapted from the series by Stephenie Meyer• Created another stereotype which was vampires sparkle in the sun yet are still vicious killing machines except for a specific few• Part of the romance genre, but was supposed to have enough gore to keep the male audience enticed• The saga has continued with 4 movies as of now and a fifth coming out soon• Created for all social classes• Created for anyone into romance and all ages
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