Fright Night (1985) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • For young Charley Brewster, nothing could be better than an old horror movie late at night. Two men move in next door, and for Charley with his horror movie experience, there can be no doubt that their strange behavior is explained by the fact that they are a vampire and his undead day guardian. The only one who can help him hunt them down is a washed-up actor, Peter Vincent, who hosts Charley's favorite TV show, Fright Night. Vincent doesn't really believe that vampires exist, but does it for the money...

    - Written by Anonymous
  • Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) believes that his next door neighbor Jerry Dandridge (Chris Sarandon) is a vampire. His belief is strengthened when mysterious deaths of girls are reported. When Dandridge confronts Charley in his own bedroom one night and tries to kill him, Charley concludes that the monster must be destroyed. But since nobody believes his story, he enlists the help of Peter Vincent, the vampire killer from his favorite horror TV show, who is in fact skeptical about vampires existing for real.

    - Written by Soumitra
  • While with his girlfriend Amy Peterson in his bedroom, teenager Charley Brewster sees a coffin being transported to the house next door. A couple of days later, he concludes that his neighbor Jerry Dandrige is a vampire, who has committed some recent unsolved murders. Charley decides to look for help first from his friend Evil Ed Thompson, since the policemen do not believe his accusations. Jerry is upset and promises to kill Charley. Later, he meets Peter Vincent, a middle aged man, who is a vampire killer in a television show but does not believe in vampires in real life. Amy and Ed seek out Peter Vincent, and the group tries to prove to Charley that Jerry is not a vampire.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • When a teenager learns that his next door neighbour is a vampire, no one will believe him.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm


Charley Brewster, is a normal, average teenager living with his divorced mother in a unnamed suburban township...

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