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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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World War I Ace Vampire (as Jeb Adams)
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Glen Mauro ...
Twin Vampire #1
Gary Mauro ...
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Carey More ...
Moll Flanders Vampire
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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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A one-night stand with eternal complications! See more »

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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15 November 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Once Bitten  »

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$3,200,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,212,601 (USA)
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Trivia

As scripted, the bum's reaction in the confessional was, "Pass me the toilet paper - I'm all out on this side." The line was changed in post production because executive producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr. felt the original dialogue would get the film condemned by the Catholic church. See more »

Goofs

In the costume party/dance scene, when Robin and Countess are having a dance fight over Mark, the camera is zooming in on the dance, to the very left of the screen you can see the lens hood of a second camera zooming in. See more »

Quotes

Robin Pierce: I'm the owner of the pants you've been trying to get into for the past four years.
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Referenced in The Flying Aarons (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

FACE TO FACE
Performed by Real Life
Written by David H. Sterry (as D. Sterry) and Richard Zatorski (as R. Zatorski)
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A very funny movie!
27 October 1999 | by (Phx,AZ) – See all my reviews

This is one of Jim Carrey's first films and definitely his first starring role. This movie was super underrated as I found it VERY funny! Especially his 2 friends in the movie, what nerds! The plot is simple-Lauren Hutton plays a youthful beautiful vampire who will turn in into a haggard old lady if she doesnt get the blood of a virgin 3 times before Halloween. And of course guess who the virgin is?? Mark Kendall( Jim Carrey). The part in the shower where they yell "Fags in the Shower" was hilarious. I laughed so hard I cried. Definitely a very good movie for people who like comedy.


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