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Vamp (1986)

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Two fraternity pledges travel to a sleazy bar in search of a stripper for their college friends, unaware it is occupied by vampires.

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Richard Wenk

Writers:

Donald P. Borchers (story), Richard Wenk (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Makepeace ... Keith
Sandy Baron ... Vic
Robert Rusler ... AJ
Dedee Pfeiffer ... Allison / Amaretto
Gedde Watanabe ... Duncan
Grace Jones ... Katrina
Billy Drago ... Snow
Brad Logan Brad Logan ... Vlad
Lisa Lyon Lisa Lyon ... Cimmaron
Jim Boyle Jim Boyle ... Fraternity Leader
Larry Spinak Larry Spinak ... Student
Eric Welch Eric Welch ... Student
Stuart Rogers Stuart Rogers ... Student
Gary Swailes Gary Swailes ... Sock Salesman
Ray Ballard Ray Ballard ... Coffee Shop Proprietor
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Storyline

Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar looking for strippers to entertain their college friends. They have problems with transportation, Biker gangs, and worst of all, the staff of the bar, all of whom seem to be vampires, with Grace Jones playing the head vampire. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Ever have one of those nights? See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 July 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El club del terror See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,187,458, 20 July 1986

Gross USA:

$4,941,117

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,941,117
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Tina Turner was considered for the role of Katrina. See more »

Goofs

The amount of cockroaches in the candy dish are less when Vic eats a cockroach. When Keith mistakenly eats one there are many more cockroaches in the dish. See more »

Quotes

Keith: All this for a fucking fraternity.
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Crazy Credits

There is a statement in the closing credits: "Any similarities to persons living, dead, or undead is purely coincidental!" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dracula: A Cinematic Scrapbook (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Volare
English Lyric by Mitchell Parish
Music by Domenico Modugno
Original Lyric by Domenico Modugno and Franco Migliacci
Courtesy of CBS Robbins Catalog, Inc.
on Behalf of Itself and Edizioni Curci
Performed by Bobby Rydell
Courtesy of Abkco Records, Inc.
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Delightful, Funny and Very Underrated Vampire Movie
7 April 2005 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In Kansas, the friends Keith (Chris Makepeace) and AJ (Robert Rusler) are trying to join the best fraternity in the university. Their pledge is conditioned to the presence of a stripper to entertain the veteran's members of the fraternity. They need transportation to go to the city to hire a stripper, so they invite the boring Duncan (Gedde Watanabe) to go with them in his car. They arrive in a bar called "After Dark Club" and soon they realize that the place is a nest of vampires, leaded by the evil Katrina (Grace Jones).

"Vamp" is a delightful, funny and very underrated vampire cult-movie. I do not know how many times I have watched this movie, but I loved it and it is one of my favorite vampire movies ever. It is funny to see in 2005, a common pre-AIDS gesture of affection between boy-friends and girl-friends: when Keith cuts his finger, Allison (Dedee Pfeiffer) sucks his blood. I found the IMDb User Rating extremely unfair and I really do not agree with such low rating. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Vamp: A Noite dos Vampiros" ("Vamp: The Night of the Vampires")

Note: On 11 November 2013, I saw this movie again.


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