Timeline of Vampires in Film

Bridget McLaughlin

1922-Nosferatu-The original interpretation of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” adapted to film, this black and white movie is still renowned as one of the best to this day.

1987-The Lost Boys- “The Lost Boys” is the story of two brothers who move to California to start new lives and are thrown into a world of vampire gangs and murders.

1994-Interview With a Vampire-This star-studded film tells the story of a vampire’s epic love, betrayal, hunger and loneliness.

1997-Buffy the Vampire Slayer-This TV cult classic is about a high school girl who happens to slay vampires when she isn’t doing homework or dating.

1998-Blade-Half vampire, half man — all action. Wesley Snipes plays the protector of the human race and slayer of his own kind.

2002-Queen Of The Damned-A rock star vampire’s music wakes up the queen of all vampires in this sequel to “Interview With A Vampire.”

2003-Underworld-A beautiful vampire warrior must choose between those of her kind or the werewolf she loves in this movie depicting the epic battle between vampires and werewolves.

2004-Van Helsing-The famous monster hunter Van Helsing is on the case again, this time to rid Transylvania of the horrid Count Dracula.

2007-30 Days of Night- A sleepy Alaskan town is stricken with numerous disappearances during the dark months and it turns out it wasn’t the subarctic temperatures, it was vampires!

2008-Twilight-Just another story of vampire meets girl, girl falls in love with vampire and normal relationship problems ensue.

2008-True Blood on HBO- Basically softcore love scenes with some vampires that take place in Louisiana.

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