Although based on actual historic characters, this movie plays more like an Elseworlds alternate dimension story than anything close to factual events. Vlad Dracula (Luke Evans) did exist and he did have a beef with the Turkish Sultan, Mehmed the Conqueror (Dominic Cooper), and the country of Transylvania is a real place, but that is pretty much the extent of this films historical accuracy.
Historical Note: Vlad Dracula was named Vlad the Impaler posthumously; no one called him this to his face.
“If I need you again, is there some kind of Bat Signal I can use?”
It’s not like the cave is some convenient holiday spot, so who cares?
“I know this seems like an overly complicated bargain, but I was a lawyer before I became a vampire.”
They haven’t invented sun block yet.
“Now I swear the next one of you primates that even *touches* me...”
“Vlad, I know this will cost you your soul but we have to justify you turning into a monster somehow.”
“I also have a silver sword, and unless you can turn into a swarm of bats I will be victorious!”
“Thank you random monk who totally screwed me over earlier.“
“Yeah, but they were all bad.”
Dracula will return in… Thunderball!