The ultimate in movie monsters, vampires have been in film since cameras first started rolling. From the 1922 classic 'Nosferatu' (pictured) to the modern-day Russian take, 'Nightwatch', these blood-suckers have never gone out of style. Below is Alice's collection of the undead, from the camp ('Dracula A.D. 1972'), to the erotic ('Fascination'), the humourous, ('Vampire's Kiss'), to the downright weird ('Blacula'), you're sure to find something to, er, sink your teeth into...

Vampire's Kiss (1988)

Director: Robert Bierman
Starring: Maria Conchita Alonso, Nicolas Cage, Kasi Lemmons, Jennifer Beals

A bizarre black comedy (from the writer of 'After Hours'), with a suitably demented Nicolas Cage ('Raising Arizona') playing an arrogant, pretentious... Read more

Vampires (1998)

Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Daniel Baldwin, Sheryl Lee, James Woods, Maximilian Schell

AKA 'John Carpenter's Vampires'. The Vatican secretly enlists a team of vampire-hunters, led by Jack Crow (James Woods), to hunt down and destroy a gr... Read more

Vampyr (1932)

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer
Starring: Julian West, Maurice Schutz, Rena Mandel

With 'Vampyr', Danish filmmaker Carl Theodor Dreyer's brilliance at achieving mesmerizing atmosphere and austere, profoundly unsettling imagery ('The... Read more

Vampyros Lesbos (1970)

Director: Jesus Franco
Starring: Ewa Stromberg, Soledad Miranda, Dennis Price, Paul Muller

From the prolific Jess Franco comes this savage sexual shocker that mixes horror and lesbian thrills. Ewa Stromberg is the woman haunted by weird drea... Read more

Van Helsing (2004)

Director: Stephen Sommers
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Kate Beckinsale, Richard Roxburgh, David Wenham, Shuler Hensley, E...

During the late 19th-century, legendary vampire hunter Gabriel Van Helsing (Hugh Jackman) is sent to Transylvania to stop the diabolical Count Dracula... Read more

What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

Director: Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement
Starring: Jemaine Clement, Jonathan Brugh, Taika Waititi, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Stu Ruther...

Flatmates Viago (Taika Waititi), Deacon (Jonny Brugh), and Vladislav (Jemaine Clement) are three vampires who are just trying to get by in modern soci... Read more

Yakuza Apocalypse (2015)

Director: Takashi Miike
Starring: Hayato Ichihara, Yayan Ruhian

From acclaimed cult director Takashi Miike (13 Assassins, Ichi The Killer, Audition). In the ruthless underground world of the yakuza, no one is more... Read more