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John Carpenter directed this horror-western, adapted from the novel Vampire$ by John Steakley, illuminating the pivotal figure of fearless vampire killer Jack Crow (James Woods), who lost his parents to the creatures. In a remote New Mexico location, Crow and his team, protected with chain-mail fang shields on their throats, blast away at a vampire nest, haul them out with the Jeep's winch, and then celebrate by pulling on other wenches at the Sun God Motel. Their revels are soon brought to an end by king vampire Valek (Thomas Ian Griffith), who became invulnerable after a bungled "inverse exorcism" during the 14th Century. Amid the motel mayhem, Jack escapes, along with his buddy Montoya (Daniel Baldwin) and hooker Katrina (Sheryl Lee). Since Katrina was already bitten by Valek, they use her as a decoy to locate Valek. Cardinal Alba (Maximilian Schell) sends padre Guiteau (Tim Guinee) to join Crow, who is unaware that Montoya has been bitten by Katrina. The hunt begins. Director Carpenter composed the film's music. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi

  • Release date:April 15, 1998

Crew

John Carpenter
Director
Sandy King
Producer
John Steakley
Book Author
Don Jakoby
Screenwriter
Gary B. Kibbe
Cinematographer
John Carpenter
Composer (Music Score)
Edward Warschilka
Editor
Kim Hix
Art Director
Don Jakoby
Co-producer
Barr Potter
Executive Producer
David Schlesinger
Set Designer
Robin Bush
Set Designer
Robin Bush
Costume Designer
Hank Garfield
Sound/Sound Designer
Mario Roberts
Stunts
Reuben Cannon
Casting
Gregory Nicotero
Makeup
Robert Kurtzman
Makeup
Howard Berger
Makeup
Jeff Imada
Second Unit Director
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