bloodsucker


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bloodsucker

an animal that sucks blood, esp a leech or mosquito
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The actress said that she even thinks of herself as a real-life bloodsucker.
The brooding bloodsucker is currently spicing up the weekends with a little horror by launching Channel 4's Friday night schedule.
She's torn between her duty and her feelings for the bloodsucker.
As a real bloodsucker pretending to be an actor playing a vampire in a German silent movie, Dafoe does a marvelously eccentric job of projecting menace, poignancy, cracked humor and constant to-the-bone weirdness past layers and layers of cadaverous makeup.
The ultimate film buff concept turned into a real horror movie: A great German director hires a real bloodsucker to star in his classic film.
The future bloodsucker here is Prince Vlad III Tepes (Luke Evans), a loving husband and father whose peaceful reign in 15th-century Transylvania is threatened when an Ottoman sultan (Dominic Cooper) demands the handover of 1,000 boys, including Vlad's son, to join his army.
She played a bloodsucker in ``Interview With the Vampire'' and a brat in ``Little Women.
But in a new interview, Burton, 53, revealed he identified with the bloodsucker from an early age.
DRACULA (1958)With Bela Lugosi and Max Schreck having made Bram Stoker's bloodsucker their own, Hammer recast the die by making the Transylvanian Count a sex symbol.
These tiny, wingless bloodsuckers search for household animals and also lay eggs in carpeting, bed linen as well as flooring fractures.
00pm, Film4 A young man destined to become one of America's greatest presidents witnesses his mother being killed by a vampire, and devotes his life to battling the undead and later discovers the bloodsuckers are the real power behind the Confederacy.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER Film4 9PM Wry action horror flick, with Benjamin Walker playing the 16th president, who learns bloodsuckers plan to take over America.