In late 2000, the horror movie, Dracula 2000 (aka Dracula 2001) flew into cinemas. The film – conceived as a modern take on the iconic vampire mythology – starred Gerard Butler and followed the story of Count Dracula as he is resurrected in the 21st Century.
But despite some well-known names amongst its cast, as well as a contemporary setting, Dracula 2000 failed to find an audience and it subsequently flopped at the box office. However, thanks to some interest on the home video market, when the film was released on VHS/DVD it was able to gain a second wind.
This second wind convinced producers to push ahead with a collection of sequels, expanding Dracula 2000 beyond just one movie. But how many Dracula 2000 movies are there and what is the correct viewing order?
For all those details and more, keep reading.
The Dracula 2000 movies in order
To date there are three entries in the Dracula 2000 movie series. The movies appear in the following order:
- Dracula 2000 (2000)
- Dracula II: Ascension (2003)
- Dracula III: Legacy (2005)
Are all of the Dracula 2000 movies part of the same series?
All three Dracula 2000 movies are part of the same collection. The main difference between the movies is that Dracula 2000 was released theatrically, while Dracula II: Ascension and Dracula III: Legacy were direct-to-video titles.
Are the Dracula 2000 movies the work of the same director?
All three Dracula 2000 movies are the work of director Patrick Lussier.
Who are the cast of the Dracula 2000 movies?
Notable cast members in the Dracula 2000 movie series include Gerard Butler, Jonny Lee Miller, Christopher Plummer, Jeri Ryan, Jason Scott Lee, Jason London, Khary Payton, Diane Neal, Tom Kane, Stephen Billington, Roy Scheider, and Rutger Hauer.