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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
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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A tasty comedy. See more »

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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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Budget:

$3,200,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,212,601 (USA)
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Trivia

The band 3-Speed, who performed the film's title song, appeared in several scenes that didn't make it to the final cut of the movie. 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

Countess: How many days left till Halloween, Sebastian?
Sebastian: Oh, a little more than a week, Countess. I told you not to worry.
Countess: Not to worry? How amusing. But then you're not the one who needs to have the virgin blood of a young man not once, but three times before All Hallows Eve. Not to worry? Being a vampire in the 20th century is a nightmare!
Sebastian: Did we get up on the wrong side of the coffin this evening?
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

BLUE NIGHT SHADOW
Performed by Two of Us
Written by Ulrich Herter and Timothy Touchton
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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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