Vampires on screen: 'Dracula' to 'The Strain' – FX's new series "The Strain" wants to bring an end to the trend of sexy, sometimes sparkly vampires. Executive produced by Guillermo del Toro and "Lost's" Carlton Cuse, the horror series features some creepy bloodsuckers that you definitely do not want to bring home. How do they compare to these other vamps who've graced the big and small screens?
Vampires on screen: 'Dracula' to 'The Strain' – Max Schreck's Count Orlok in 1922's silent masterpiece "Nosferatu" is the granddaddy of the movie vampire. Appropriately ghoulish and frightening, "Nosferatu," based on Bram Stoker's "Dracula," is considered a gold standard of the genre.