The Little Vampire

Out Now On-Demand

Adventure with a bite.

Animated fantasy based on the characters from the best-selling novels by Angela Sommer-Bodenburg.

Rudolph is a 13-year-old vampire whose clan is threatened by a notorious vampire hunter. He meets Tony, a mortal of the same age, who is fascinated by old castles, graveyards - and vampires. Tony helps Rudolph in a battle against their adversaries, eventually saving Rudolph's family and becoming pals on the way.


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Animated, Kids & Family, Fantasy


Rating: PG Mild supernatural themes

Germany (James Croot)


Never feels like coherent entertainment or, more importantly, fun.

The Guardian


Every movement within the film is programmed with an eye towards zappy distraction rather than sincere education, which explains why the final product feels as weightless as it looks artless.

The Independent (UK)


It's perfectly passable half-term entertainment but has no bite or distinctiveness whatsoever.

The Observer (UK)


A tame-enough tale of tolerance, though bonus points for a healthy dose of toilet humour and a flying, fanged cow.

The Times (UK)


The movie-making prowess of the UK, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands have combined for this, a flaccid cartoon Euro-pudding that, if nothing else, will ensure that the brains trust at Pixar sleeps soundly at night...