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Vamp (1986)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  18 July 1986 (USA)
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Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar looking for strippers to entertain their college friends. They have problems with transportation, Biker gangs, and worst of all, the staff of the ... See full summary »

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Keith
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Vic
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AJ
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Allison
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Duncan
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Katrina
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Snow
Brad Logan ...
Vlad
Lisa Lyon ...
Cimmaron
Jim Boyle ...
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Larry Spinak ...
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Eric Welch ...
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Stuart Rogers ...
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Gary Swailes ...
Sock Salesman
Ray Ballard ...
Coffee Shop Proprietor
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Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar looking for strippers to entertain their college friends. They have problems with transportation, Biker gangs, and worst of all, the staff of the bar, all of whom seem to be vampires, with Grace Jones playing the head vampire. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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18 July 1986 (USA)  »

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$3,300,000 (estimated)

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$4,941,117 (USA)
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After the car spins around very unrealistically, the scenery directly in front of the car is obviously a painted backdrop. In addition to all the objects ahead clearly being a painting, the other giveaway is how the "scenery" meets the roadway. See more »

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Featured in Stephen King's World of Horror (1986) See more »

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Revenge of the 80's" The Teenage Sex/Horror flick!

Vamp (1986) was another one of those teenage sex/horror film that was widely popular during the eighties. This is one of the better ones. Not a great movie mind you but it's entertaining and it does the job. Vamp stars Chris Makepeace, Robert Rusler (whats an 80's movie without him?) Gedee Wantanabe, Dee Dee Phiffer , Billy Drago and Grace Jones.

A group of late teens decide to go to the big city and look for some kicks. They find a seedy strip club, inside are a bunch of wigged out patrons, sleazy strippers and a Reinfried like bartender. Robert is fascinated with one of the strippers whilst Chris falls fro one of the waitresses. Grace Jones co-stars as the main attraction. Billy Drago makes a guest spot as a crazy vampire who likes to slum it up in a kiddie corner. It doesn't take Chris too long to find out that the club has a dark secret and he tries to find a way out without drawing the attention of the owners. Can Chris and his buddies make it to safety or will they become part of the staff?

An entertaining film that was heavily borrowed in the nineties cult favorite From Dusk 'til Dawn. The similarities are too obvious. Q.T. must have had this movie in mind (along with about six others) when he wrote the script. I would have to recommend this movie for horror fans and lovers of eighties movies. Fun stuff with a lot of tongue in cheek humor!


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