Fight Dracula

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Everyone knows how tough Dracula is. He's the biggest, meanest, and more importantly, most famous vampire in modern culture. So how do you show just how awesome your character is? Make them fight Dracula.

This trope occurs whenever a previously established character or characters are pitted against Dracula. If the characters who fight Dracula have never appeared before, that is not this trope. So if Dracula were to be pitted against Captain Planet, that would be this, but if a new Dracula movie with an original cast of characters were to come out, that would not count.

In some settings, this makes some sense, but in others, not so much. Note that this trope just involves the character fighting Dracula. They don't actually have to beat him (although in many cases, they find a way to do so).

Related to The Worf Effect.

Examples of Fight Dracula include:

Comic Books


  • Billy The Kid vs. Dracula: Yes, this is a real movie.
  • Blade Trinity: Blade fights Dracula
  • Bonnie & Clyde vs. Dracula
  • Dracula vs. Frankenstein

Live Action TV

Web Comics

Western Animation

  • The Batman vs. Dracula: Batman fights Dracula
  • Scooby Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf: Dracula is the villain of the movie.
  • The Centurions encounter Dracula in the episode "Night on Terror Mountain". The Count uses Mind Control instead of his vampire powers to turn hero Max Ray and villain Doc Terror into his mental slaves, but is defeated when the other Centurions use the old "exposure to sunlight" ploy.