Fright Night (1985) Poster



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Version of 

Remade as 

Amavasai Iravil (1989)
Tamil remake of the movie
Fright Night (2011)

Edited into 


Dracula (1931)
Dialog is borrowed from the film and a poster of Bela Lugosi as Dracula appears on Peter Vincent's wall
Frankenstein (1931)
House of Dracula (1945)
A poster of John Carradine as Dracula appears on Peter Vincent's wall
The Son of Dr. Jekyll (1951)
Poster for this movie is seen Peter Vincent's wall.
Orgy of the Dead (1965)
The character Peter Vincent mentions he has props from "Orgy of the Damned."
Salem's Lot (1979) (TV Movie)
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
Peter Vincent claims he has been fired from hosting Fright Night because "all they want are demented mad men running around in ski masks hacking up young virgins." - a reference to the Friday the 13th franchise. The bouncer (Nick Savage) at the club, who first confronts Jerry, plays one of the 3 motorcycle gang members killed by Jason Vorhees in Friday the 13th Part III.

Referenced in 

The Kiss (1988)
mentioned in dialogue
976-EVIL (1988)
Movie poster shown when bullies are playing cards
The What NOW Caper (1989) (Video)
Includes a few references to the spin-off comic and covers are featured.
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Owl (1991) (TV Movie)
Writer/director Tom Holland repeated shots of the trenchcoat-clad Owl walking through dark alleys.
Perfect Strangers: Fright Night (1991) (TV Episode)
title reference
Dracula: A Cinematic Scrapbook (1991)
still shown, narrator discusses
Invasion of the Scream Queens (1992)
Janus Blythe discusses working behind the scenes on this movie, and a small role that was cut.
Evil Ed (1995)
Title refers to character of Evil Ed in Fright Night (1985).
Vamps (1995) (Video)
A 'Fright Night' poster is displayed on Seamus' wall.
Flash Forward: Fright Night (1996) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Angel: Eternity (2000) (TV Episode)
Rebecca refers to that.
Dawson's Creek: Living Dead Girl (2002) (TV Episode)
Movie playing at the theatre
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.36 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Vampire Slayers" category
Marty Jenkins and the Vampire Bitches (2006)
Is talked about.
Maybe Tomorrow (2008)
is mentioned
NCIS: Murder 2.0 (2008) (TV Episode)
The character name Billy Cole is taken from a character in Fright Night
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (2009)
"What kind of 'Fright Night' bullshit is this?"
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
Photograph on a magazine cover is shown.
Supernatural: Family Matters (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Dean
Nostalgia Critic: The Langoliers (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned among Tom Holland's other films
Emerging Past (2011) (Video)
Stephen Geoffreys
Bite Marks (2011)
Stephen Geoffreys appears and utters his 'Fright Night' catchphrase, "You're so cool, Brewster!"
Conan: The Decline of Dee Klein (2011) (TV Episode)
The original 1985 version is mentioned during the Christopher Mintz-Plasse interview
Special Collector's Edition: Matilda (2011) (TV Episode)
DVD mentioned
A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King (2011) (TV Movie)
still picture
Midnight Movie Review: Fright Night (2012) (TV Episode)
the film of this episode's topic.
The Blockbuster Buster: Top 10 Movies People Want Me to Talk About (2013) (TV Episode)
Erod admits that the original wasn't very good either.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Day of the Dead (2013) (TV Episode)
another living-dead movie from 1985
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
Twisted Tales: Vampire's Dance (2013) (TV Episode)
Same writer/director, takes place at a dance with vampires, someone sports a shirt with a logo and photo of Evil Ed
The Goldbergs: The Other Smother (2014) (TV Episode)
The movie poster is on the wall video store.
Hollywood Game Night: Orange Is the New Game Night (2014) (TV Episode)
Kay Montgomery mentions this movie by name during the game Make-Up Artist
James & Mike Mondays: Action Max (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike isn't sure if the unreleased Fright Night Action Max game is related to the movie or not.
James & Mike Mondays: Super Monkey Ball 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
James mentions Roddy McDowall's role as Peter Vincent.
Home Bound (2014) (Short)
DVD shown
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Night Gallery (2014) (TV Episode)
also featuring Roddy McDowall
Adam Green's Scary Sleepover: Tom Holland (2015) (TV Episode)
Writer/director Holland discusses the film.
Night City (2015)
Both movies feature a fateful scene of two characters on the run, meeting at a night club
You're So Cool Brewster! The Story of Fright Night (2016)
Documentary on the making of the film.


Scars of Dracula (1970)
The motion picture that Charley watches in his bedroom.
Octaman (1971)

Featured in 

Gys og ketchup (1994) (TV Short)
Sleepy Hollow: Behind the Legend (2000) (Video)
clips shown
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Fright Night (2010) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Midnight Son (2011)
Jacob is watching a video he rented of Fright Night to see if he has any vampiric traits.
Movie Nights: Fright Night: Part 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Lupa recaps the original
Special Collector's Edition: Especial sonido (2011) (TV Episode)
clip shown
CineMaverick TV: Episode #1.15 (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: TerrorVision (2012) (TV Episode)
"It's similar to Fright Night..."

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