Bram Stoker's Dracula was written in 1897, and the film Nosferatu was made in the 1920's. The creators of Nosferatu wanted the rights to Dracula for the movie, but Stoker refused, so the made Nosferatu instead.
The plural form of Nosferatu is Nosferatu. It is a classification of supernatural creatures (vampires), not the name of a single individual. In the 1922 film of the same name, the fictional Count Orlok is a Nosferatu, or "bird of… Full Answer
The 1922 Nosferatu is a German Horror film about Vampires where the title character Nosferatu is a Vampire by the name of Count Orlov. Nosferatu is also a Vampire Clan in Vampire: The Masquerade by World of Darkness. Nosferatu is… Full Answer
both fantasy stories, Nosferatu and Count Dracula were vampires. Nosferatu was an earlier depiction of vampires (the movie was one silent and in sepia tone film) and Dracula was in black-and-white film, with sound and music.