PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection.
Sir Christopher Lee appeared with Jonny Lee Miller in this film. Five decades earlier, Lee had appeared with Miller's grandfather Bernard Lee in the James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), which was based on a novel written by Lee's cousin Ian Fleming.
It is said that blood is thicker than water. It is what defines us, binds us... curses us.
When Maggie Evans arrives at Collinswood, her first conversation with Willie indicates that she has applied for the governess job under the name Victoria Winters. An earlier scene shows that she didn't invent the name until earlier that same day, on the train en route to Maine.
There is a dedication in the closing credits: "To the memory of Dan Curtis".
€1,986,939 (Italy) (13 May 2012)