Fright Night

Fright Night

DVD - 1985
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When a teen-age boy can't get anybody to believe that his neighbor is a vampire, he turns to a TV-horror host, who used to be the "Great Vampire Killer" of the movies.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1985.
ISBN: 9780767817660
0767817664
Branch Call Number: DVD Fright 7-DAY 1985
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (105 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.

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When a teen-age boy can't get anybody to believe that his neighbor is a vampire, he turns to a TV-horror host, who used to be the "Great Vampire Killer" of the movies.


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Shellie1_us
Jun 08, 2017

I saw this at the drive in originally, and loved it! I really enjoyed the actors in this movie, they did a great job. Roddy McDowell was wonderful as the TV host of Fright Night the late night horror show, who is dragged into the vampire hunt by the teenagers. I enjoyed the scene where they confront the master vampire who is at the top of the staircase, and he announces it's fright night, for real. Charlie the young hero steps up and proves the WW1 adage: there are no atheists in the fox hole. His faith powers the cross when Peter's falters. Peter recharges, and then battle to the death scenes, particularly enjoyed the zombie watchers death. Chris Sarandon made a great vampire.

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booksmile
Oct 16, 2015

Ridiculously bad writing.

And a terrible "romance" where he alternates between pressuring her for sex and ignoring her.

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jazeebelle
Jun 07, 2014

Ahhhh, the original. Don't get me wrong, i really enjoyed the remke with Colin Farrell, i even own it... But the original has something almost organic to it... perhaps it's because i grew up in the 80's and all these movies remind me of that 'coming of age' period. Regardless, if you like the 80's period films and you haven't seen this one. I think you'd get a kick out of it..(and as a side note, i actually preferred the movie "Vamp".. Grace Jones was AMAZING... just sayin.)

AvaPoison Jul 30, 2012

The remake was so much better :P

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bstudent
Jun 18, 2012

horror - done well, not sure which is better this or the remake.

Mocha6ft3 Apr 10, 2012

Ahhh. A good old vampire movie gets to me everytime. I enjoyed this movie and found it funny and a little scary. I don't have many vampire movies in my collection but i've added this one and love it.
I recommend you watch this on your HOMETHEATER. The sound won't blow you away but it's more entertaining with your system. My friend that enjoys talking back to the screen had a ball with this movie. She wouldn't shut up but that's a good sign. I enjoyed it as well and liked all the characters. Very good vampire movie. That's why i'm giving this movie 5 stars!!!! Good story, likable characters, and good horror. Large glass of milk, Peperidge Farms "Tahiti" cookies. (if you can find them) Oreos, Dip them in milk.

hclark9011 Mar 12, 2012

and again, best vampire movie ever

rei495 Oct 24, 2011

loved this movie, it is a classic !!!

jessica_wirth Jun 16, 2011

couldn't have said it better than korgi!

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korgi
May 16, 2011

best vampire movie ever

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