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Once Bitten (1985)

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A vampire Countess needs to drink the blood of a virgin in order to keep her eternal beauty. It seems that all is hopeless, until she bumps into Mark Kendall.

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Thomas Ballatore ...
Skip Lackey ...
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World War I Ace Vampire (as Jeb Adams)
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Stuart Charno ...
Robin Klein ...
Glen Mauro ...
Twin Vampire #1
Gary Mauro ...
Twin Vampire #2
Carey More ...
Moll Flanders Vampire
Peter Elbling ...
Richard Schaal ...
Mr. Kendall
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Storyline

The Countess has a problem. She is a 400 year old vampire who will cease to look young unless she is able to feed on a virgin three times before the upcoming Halloween, a week away. She sends Sebastian, her servant and all of her lesser vampires out to find one. Finding a virgin is difficult in 1980s Los Angeles. Mark has a problem. He wants to 'do it' with Robin in the worst way, but she wants to wait. Jamie and Russ, Mark's goofy friends convince him to go to a Hollywood pick up spot where Mark meets the Countess, on the prowl. Robin's not going to understand this. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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vampire | virgin | blood | halloween | stalker | See more »

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Mark Kendall just found out that his one-night stand has been around for centuries. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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Release Date:

15 November 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Primeira Dentada  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,200,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,212,601 (USA)
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Trivia

Morgan Fairchild turned down the role of the Countess. See more »

Goofs

Mark's reflection in the dressing-room mirror does not match when the Countess's reflection is missing (the lighting and movements are wrong). Also, outside the dance, Robin faces one way while backing away from a reflectionless Mark but her reflection faces differently. See more »

Quotes

Jamie: This is terrible. I can't believe this happened.
Russ: Most humiliating experience of my life!
Jamie: This is awful. This is the suckiest thing that could ever happen! The whole school thinks we're... gay!
Russ: Don't be such a twerp! Our past histories speak for themselves. No one's going to think we're gay.
Jamie: I don't have a past history, okay? And neither do you! This is it. We might as well move in together and get his-and-his towels.
Russ: Hey who cares what those assholes think?
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SHE MAKES ME CRAZY
Performed by Moses Tyson
Written by Randy Jackson and Liz Jackson
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27 June 2000 | by (Escondido, California, USA) – See all my reviews

All I have to say is that Jim Carrey is an amazing actor. I've recently decided that he is one of my favorite actors and I would like to own ALL of his movies that I can get ahold of. So the other day I saw "Once Bitten" at "the Wherehouse" and decided to purchase it without even having seen it (also it was only $5, you can't go wrong with a movie for $5). So anyway, I watched it the other day for the first time and let me tell you, it was well worth buying. I admit it's not as superb as "Ace Ventura" through "Me, Myself and Irene", but it's actually quite funny in it's own right. I can't say that everyone is going to enjoy this film, but if you like Jim Carrey, I'm sure you'll find it's redeeming values. The story is kind of silly, but as long as you can deal with that, I'm sure you'll like the movie. I hope you enjoy the film as much as I did. Later,

-Cortex


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