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Vampires on film: The silly to the scary

A look at the fright factor of movie neck nibblers, including ”Twilight,” “30 Days of Night,” and more

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Robert Pattinson’s hunky vampire in this week’s ‘Twilight‘ is a lover, not a biter — but we still wouldn’t want to get on his bad side. Here’s how he measures up to other movie vamps on the fright scale.

Not Even A Goose bump
Leslie Nielsen, Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)

Lauren Hutton, Once Bitten (1985)

Kinda Scary
Eddie Murphy, Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

Robert Pattinson, Twilight (2008)

Tom Cruise, Interview With the Vampire (1994)

Maximum Terror
Gary Oldman, Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

Danny Huston, 30 Days of Night (2007)