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A teenage horror film addict is shocked to discover that his new next-door neighbor is a vampire in this delightful mix of horror and comedy. The problems only grow for young Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) when he expresses his thoughts about fanged new neighbor Jerry Dandridge (Chris Sarandon). His girlfriend, Amy (Amanda Bearse), thinks Charley is avoiding their relationship issues, his single mom thinks Dandridge (Chris Sarandon) could be a potential boyfriend, and his buddy "Evil" (Stephen Geoffreys) just thinks Charley's losing it. Worst of all, Dandridge and his nasty assistant, Billy Cole (Jonathan Stark), are on to Charley's wild notions -- and have plans to pay him a late-night visit to silence him. With no one to help him, Charley turns to the one man he knows has faced the wrath of the undead and lived, the fearless vampire killer Peter Vincent (Roddy McDowall). A washed-up actor who has just been fired from his job as the host of a late-night horror show, Vincent is not about to believe in the rantings of an impressionable teen. However, lured by Amy's cash offer, he agrees to help her convince Charley that Dandridge isn't a vampire. There is just one problem: Dandridge is a vampire and when Amy falls under his evil spell, its up Charley and Peter to drive a stake through their potential romance. ~ Patrick Legare, Rovi

  • Release date:August 2, 1985

Cast

Chris Sarandon
as Jerry Dandridge
William Ragsdale
as Charley Brewster
Amanda Bearse
as Amy Peterson
Roddy McDowall
as Peter Vincent
Stephen Geoffreys
as Evil Ed
Jonathan Stark
as Billy Cole
Dorothy Fielding
as Judy Brewster
Art Evans
as Detective Lennox
Jackie Burch
Steven Hilliard Stern
as Cook
Nick Savage
as Bouncer
Ernie Holmes
as Bouncer
Irina Irvine
as Teenage Girl
Robert Corff
as Jonathan
Chris Hendrie
as Newscaster
Prince Hughes
as Bouncer
Chris Hendrie
as Newscaster
Ernie Holmes
as Bouncer
Nick Savage
as Bouncer
Robert Corff
as Jonathan
Steven Hilliard Stern
as Cook
Irina Irvine
as Teenage Girl

Crew

Tom Holland
Director
Herb Jaffe
Producer
Tom Holland
Screenwriter
Jan Kiesser
Cinematographer
Brad Fiedel
Composer (Music Score)
David Chackler
Musical Direction/Supervision
Tangerine Dream
Composer (Music Score)
Irwin Mazur
Musical Direction/Supervision
Kent Beyda
Editor
John F. de Cuir, Jr.
Production Designer
Ross Gallichotte
Set Designer
Darrell Pritchett
Set Designer
Mark Fabus
Set Designer
Robert Fletcher
Costume Designer
Richard Edlund
Special Effects
Darrell Pritchett
Special Effects
Michael Lantieri
Special Effects
Albert Lannutti
Special Effects
Jerry Sobul
First Assistant Director
Lane Leavitt
Stunts
Paula Crist
Stunts
Tom Rosales
Stunts
Jerry Wills
Stunts
Christine Baur
Stunts
Mike Washlake
Stunts
Frank Perrino
Stunts
Jerry Brutsche
Stunts
Clifford Strong
Stunts
Bradley Alan
Stunts
Alonzo Brown, Jr.
Stunts
Kim Washington
Stunts
Loren Janes
Stunts
Gardner Doolittle
Stunts
Larry Holt
Stunts
Nick Dimitri
Stunts
Dorain Grusman
Choreography
Jackie Burch
Casting
Don Rush
Production Sound Mixer
Larry Bock
Additional Editing
Sue Donoghue
Unit Publicist
Jim Weidman
Music Editor
Marina Pedraza
Hair Styles
Buster Kohloff
Transportation Coordinator
Marty November
Visual Effects Editor
Neil Burrow
Sound Editor
Dale Brady
Makeup Special Effects
Neil Krepela
Matte Painting Supervisor
Bundy Chanock
Set Medic/First Aid
Ken Diaz
Makeup
Carrie Ellison
First Assistant Editor
John Reitz
Re-Recording Mixer
Mort Schwartz
Costumes Supervisor
Aaron Pazanti
First Assistant Camera
Clyde Hart
Key Grip
Carole Keligian
Second Assistant Director
Vanessa Ament
Foley Artist
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