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Once Bitten (1985)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  15 November 1985 (USA)
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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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Stuart Charno ...
Robin Klein ...
Glen Mauro ...
Twin Vampire #1
Gary Mauro ...
Twin Vampire #2
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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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15 November 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Primeira Dentada  »

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$3,200,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,212,601 (USA)
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Trivia

Kathleen Turner was considered for 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

Russ: Hi. I'm Russ, and I'm a Sagittarius. I enjoy surfing, candlelit dinners, and Tolstoi. Listen: I'm a mature person and you're a mature person, so why don't we just skip all the bullshit, get rid of our inhibitions, and DO what we really wanna DO?
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Connections

References Pinocchio (1940) 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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One of Jim's Originals
18 December 2003 | by (Texas, USA) – See all my reviews

Jim Carrey is hilarious and this is just the beginning of the stars career. It's plot is nothing special and the acting is alright but Jim makes this movie. You will need to see this movie if you are a fan of Jim's. This is a great film and definitely classic for 80's film. Check this film out soon. It is a winner.


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