Continuity mistake: When Van Helsing is drawing blood from Lucy Westenra, she alternates from having one breast exposed to being covered up from one cut to the next. (00:59:35)


Continuity mistake: At Lucy's dinner party, we see Quincey Morris pick his hat up off the sofa so Jack Seward does not sit on it. Once Jack sits down, he gets a funny look on his face and then magically pulls Quincey's crumpled hat out from under his butt.


Continuity mistake: On the carriage ride to Dracula's Castle, Jonathan looks out the window and sees the wheels of the carriage. In the next shot, the wheels are covered by a sheet of fabric. (00:11:40)


Continuity mistake: When Keanu reeves is in the train chasing Dracula,his hair changes colour dramatically from black to white to brown to slightly gray.


Continuity mistake: When Dracula sees Mina's picture in his castle, her face is turned to one side; when we see the picture again in the train scene, later in the film, the photo is reversed and her face is turned to the opposite side. (00:09:32)


Continuity mistake: When the wolf scares Mina in the movie theatre, her hat switches back and forth from being forward on her head, to being tilted back. It does this in about 5 shots. (00:53:40)


Continuity mistake: When Dracula stabs the cross and blood pours out of it, in one shot it is slowly creeping towards Mina's dead body and in another shot it is rushing past her and in the next shot it's slowly creeping again. (00:05:20)


Continuity mistake: In the last scene, when Mina Harker lays Dracula's body in the cathedral's altar, she kisses the vampire's lips and he turns into his human self. His face is covered with blood down from his nose, but after the kiss Mina's lips have no sign of blood. (01:58:45)


Continuity mistake: When the peasant woman gives Jonathan the crucifix in the carriage, the chain falls over the side of his palm. When he opens his hand to look at it, the chain runs between his fingers.


Continuity mistake: When the brides of Dracula come out topless to suck Jonathan's blood, Dracula breaks in, furious, and the brides are suddenly fully clothed. (00:32:45 - 00:34:25)

Continuity mistake: During the crypt scene, when Lucy's body is interred, the shots of her in the glass coffin and later rising out of it, show dramatic difference in the depth of the coffin. (01:24:55 - 01:27:05)

Continuity mistake: When Van Helsing breaks the news to Quincey after reading the "Vampyr" book, as he says, "Yes, we may still save her precious soul", he's gripping Quincey's coat, and Quincey's left arm is down, but in the previous shot, Van Helsing's arms were down by his side, and Quincey was holding onto the hat on his head. His other arm changes position as well. (01:14:15)


Continuity mistake: After Dracula opens a vein in his chest, his hair alternates between being over/behind his shoulder, depending on the camera angle. (01:36:15)


Continuity mistake: When Prince Vlad tilts the baptismal font, the stains of Elisabeta's blood on the floor changes position between the overhead shot and the close-up, easily seen from the cracks in the floor. (00:04:10)


Continuity mistake: When Keanu Reeves is being seduced by Dracula's brides, Monica Bellucci rips open his shirt, but in the previous shots, his shirt is already open. (00:31:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Dracula stamps the paper in the castle, in the wideshot, the wax seal is several centimetres away from his signature, but in the close-up, it is right next to his name. Also, his signature differs slightly between the two shots. (00:15:05)


Continuity mistake: When Mina drops the book while talking to Lucy, both reach down to pick it up, and we see one of Lucy's hands holding the book on the floor. In the next shot, both her hands are at her waist. (00:19:10)


Continuity mistake: When Arthur sits by Lucy's bed while watching over her, as Dracula appears outside the window, there's a quick shot of the bedroom from outside, and Arthur is nowhere to be seen. In the next shot inside the room, he sitting by the bed again. (01:16:15)


Continuity mistake: When Dr. Seward is talking to Renfield, after Renfield says, "I need lives for the master", he puts his right hand over his mouth, but in the next shot, he's holding his left hand over his mouth. (00:24:30)


Continuity mistake: When Elisabeta is lying dead in the chapel, her neck is showing, but after Dracula drinks blood from the chalice, her collar is suddenly reaching her chin. (00:05:00)


Continuity mistake: When Van Helsing is drawing blood from Lucy Westenra, she alternates from having one breast exposed to being covered up from one cut to the next. (00:59:35)

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Dracula: The blood is the life. And it shall be mine.

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Trivia: When Mina recalls her previous life as Elisabeta, she says she remembers a land beyond a great forest. "Land beyond the forest" is the literal meaning of Transylvania.

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Question: So, just to make things clear in the ending after Vlad's death: do Vlad and Elisabeta ascend into Heaven?

Answer: It's implied that Vlad has regained his soul and will ascend to heaven with Elisabeta.

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