R | | Horror, Thriller
A teenager discovers that the newcomer in his neighborhood is a vampire, so he turns to an actor in a television horror show for help dealing with the undead.
The vampire contact lenses worn by actors Stephen Geoffreys and Chris Sarandon, as created by make-up effects designer Steve Johnson, were molded with actual flecks of glitter inside to achieve their bilious yellow reflective quality around the ... ...
You can't kill me here.
Jerry Dandrige: I don't want to kill you, Charley. I want you to bring Peter Vincent to my house. Just the two of you. That is, if you ever want to see Amy... again
When Peter Vincent discovers that Sarandon's character is a vampire because he does not see his reflection in the mirror, Sarandon's partner vampire does have a reflection. This breaks the vampires have no reflection convention.
Just as the screen cuts to black at the end, Evil Ed can be heard saying "your so cool Brewster!"
The Swedish version (cinema and video) misses the following: The transformation scene with Ed was removed (1m 50sec), and the scene where Dandrige's assistant melts was shortened by 16 sec.
$6,118,543 (USA) (4 August 1985)
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