5 movies with vampires to celebrate the arrival of ‘Morbius’ • On your screen

On April 1, the new Sony/Marvel film will hit theaters, a production that has been changing its release date since the arrival of Covid-19. But the time has come. Morbiusstarring Jared Leto and directed by Daniel Espinosa, promises to become one of the most discussed films of the month of April, as it seems to be creating love and hate before its premiere.

Vampires have always managed to make viewers fall in love, Dracula has offered us a good handful of versions of his story during all these years, but there are more vampires beyond this well-known bloodthirsty man. warriors, millennial fights, vampires with peculiar abilities, iconic enemies and also, how could it be otherwise, an element of teenage love.

Jared Leto as Morbius in ‘Morbius’. (Source: Sony Pictures)

This time we leave you five films with vampires at the center of their history. Some memorable productions and others not so much, but if you are lovers of this mystical and “romantic” monster, they will entertain you.

Blade

5 movies with vampires to celebrate the arrival of 'Morbius' • On your screen

Title: Blade | Year: 1998 | Director: Stephen Norrington

What is it about? The film takes us into the life of Blade, a half-breed vampire. His mother was bitten by vampires when she was pregnant and she gained the characteristics of an immortal, but also immunity to the sun and a human soul. Blade will fight against the forces of evil to try to stop their evil plans to eradicate humanity and control the planet.

Van Helsing

5 movies with vampires to celebrate the arrival of 'Morbius' • On your screen

Title: Van Helsing | Year: 2004 | Director: Stephen Sommers

What is it about? Legendary monster hunter Van Helsing is sent by the Vatican to Transylvania, a land terrorized by Count Dracula. Joining forces with a brave gypsy princess, determined to end the curse that falls on her family, they will try to defeat the villain and stop his terrible plan.

underworld

5 movies with vampires to celebrate the arrival of 'Morbius' • On your screen

Title: Underworld | Year: 2003 | Director: Len Wisemann

What is it about? For centuries two races have been evolving in the depths of the world: the vampires and the werewolves. Doomed to fight each other, humanity has always lived on the margins of their existence, until now. A vampire warrior, Selene, uncovers a werewolf plot to kidnap a young human doctor.

vampires

5 movies with vampires to celebrate the arrival of 'Morbius' • On your screen

Title: Vampires | Year: 1998 | Director: John Carpenter

What is it about? During the day, the vampire exterminator Jack Crow leads a group of mercenaries to kill them all. Following the destruction of a congregation of vampires, Crow’s group is ambushed by the terrible Valek.

Twilight

5 movies with vampires to celebrate the arrival of 'Morbius' • On your screen

Title: twilight | Year: 2008 | Director: Catherine Hardwicke

What is it about? Young Bella Swan sees her life turn upside down after moving to the small, rainy town of Forks, Washington, a town without any incentive for her and mired in a most depressing climate. But then she meets the mysterious and attractive Edward Cullen at school, a young man different from the others who hides a secret.

‘Morbius’, a new Marvel underworld

During these years we have seen an infinity of productions in which the heroes are the central axis of the productions, but very rarely have the villains or the darkness been part of the plot. Venom inaugurated this style, but now, Sony intends to give its Cinematic Universe a new layer of darkness.

Morbius takes us into the life of Dr. Morbius, dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder and determined to save others who suffer the same fate. What at first appears to be a radical success soon triggers a darkness within him. Will Good prevail over Evil? Or will Morbius succumb to his mysterious new needs?

The film is directed by daniel espinosa (Life) and starring Leto beside matt smith (The Crown), jared harris (Chernobyl), Adriana Arjona (True Detective) Y Tyrese Gibson (Fast & Furious Saga).

Morbius will be released on April 1, 2022.

5 movies with vampires to celebrate the arrival of ‘Morbius’ • On your screen