PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The notorious monster hunter is sent to Transylvania to stop Count Dracula who is using Dr. Frankenstein's research and a werewolf for some sinister purpose.
The film was storyboarded and previsualized with the intent of shooting the film in the anamorphic 2.35:1 format, like Stephen Sommers' previous films. The aspect ratio was changed to 1.85:1 in order to better accommodate Dracula's vertically-oriented castle ... ...
Dr. Victor Frankenstein:
It's alive. It's alive. It's alive!
Carl says that the Battle of Masada was in "73 A.D." 'A.D.' is an abbreviation for the Latin 'Anno Domini' -- "In the Year of Our Lord". It is always written or spoken before the year mentioned (A.D.73 = In the Year of Our Lord 73). 'B.C.' is said after the date. 73 B.C. means '73 years Before Christ'.
The Universal logo turns black and white, then catches on fire to dissolve into the traditional Angry Villager's torch.
$1,411,809 (Brazil) (7 May 2004)
$120,177,084 (USA) (26 August 2004)
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