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Director F.W. Murnau (John Malkovich) makes a Faustian pact with a vampire (Willem Dafoe) to get him to star in his 1922 film "Nosferatu."

  1. E. Elias Merhige


  2. Steven Katz


Top Billed Cast

  1. John Malkovich

    John Malkovich

    F. W. Murnau

  2. Willem Dafoe

    Willem Dafoe

    Max Schreck

  3. Udo Kier

    Udo Kier

    Albin Grau

  4. Cary Elwes

    Cary Elwes

    Fritz Arno Wagner

  5. Catherine McCormack

    Catherine McCormack

    Greta Schröder

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 15, 2000


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

Budget $8,000,000.00

Revenue $8,279,017.00



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