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The film's poster.

Dark Shadows is a 2012 Tim Burton horror comedy film, based on the Dark Shadows 1970s television series.


Barnabas Collins is turned into a vampire by the seductive witch Angelique after she kills his lover Josette. She entombs him. Two centuries later, he awakes in the year 1972, and thinks that this new age is very bizarre.

He unites with his family descendants, and convinces Elizabeth that he is not going to harm them even though he is a vampire. He returns the Collins Family name to its former glory. Barnabas Collins falls in love with a woman named Victoria. She is a reincarnation of Josette who even speaks with her ghost sometimes. Angelique tries to destroy the family because of her jealousy, but the family manage to stop her.