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Release Date:
18 July 1986 (USA) See more »
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A Frightening Comedy See more »
Plot:
Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar looking for strippers to entertain their college friends. They have problems with transportation... See more » | Full synopsis »
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2 nominations See more »
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After Hours with vampires. And the Donger! See more (44 total) »

Cast

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Chris Makepeace ... Keith
Sandy Baron ... Vic

Robert Rusler ... AJ

Dedee Pfeiffer ... Allison

Gedde Watanabe ... Duncan

Grace Jones ... Katrina

Billy Drago ... Snow
Brad Logan ... Vlad
Lisa Lyon ... Cimmaron
Jim Boyle ... Fraternity Leader
Larry Spinak ... Student
Eric Welch ... Student
Stuart Rogers ... Student
Gary Swailes ... Sock Salesman
Ray Ballard ... Coffee Shop Proprietor
Paunita Nichols ... Maven
Trudel Williams ... Dragon Girl
Marlon McGann ... Hard Hat
Thomas Bellin ... Shorty
Bryan Michael McGuire ... Pool Player (as Bryan McGuire)
Leila Lee Olsen ... Seko (as Leila Hee Olsen)
Hillary Carlip ... Jess (as Hilary Carlip)

Francie Swift ... Dominique (as Francine Swift)
Tricia Brown ... Candi
Naomi Shohan ... Bartendress
Janeen Davis ... Bartendress
Ytossie Patterson ... Waitress
Tanya Papanicolas ... Waitress
Robin Kaufman ... Little Girl
Hy Pyke ... Desk Clerk
Bob Schott ... Gang Leader

Adam Barth ... Dragon
Bill Morphew ... Dragon
Simmy Bow ... Bum
Roger Hampton ... Police
Andy Rivas ... Police
Julius LeFlore ... Garbage Truck Driver

Greg Lewis ... Bus Driver
Dar Robinson ... Security Guard
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Directed by
Richard Wenk 
 
Writing credits
Donald P. Borchers (story) &
Richard Wenk (story)

Richard Wenk (screenplay)

Produced by
Donald P. Borchers .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jonathan Elias 
 
Cinematography by
Elliot Davis 
Douglas F. O'Neons 
 
Film Editing by
Marc Grossman 
 
Art Direction by
Alan Roderick-Jones 
 
Costume Design by
Betty Pecha Madden 
 
Makeup Department
Robin Beauchesne .... key makeup artist
Everett Burrell .... special makeup effects artist
Frankie Campbell .... key hair stylist
Greg Cannom .... special makeup
Alan Scott .... personal hairdresser
Peter Tothpal .... key hair stylist
Pamela S. Westmore .... key makeup artist
Klexius Kolby .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Kelly Mann .... effects technician (uncredited)
Lisa Rocco .... makeup effects lab technician (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Mario Davis .... production manager
 
Art Department
Bob Danyla .... construction coordinator
Bradley C. Golden .... miscellaneous crew
Eugene McCarthy .... property master
Pete von Sholly .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist
Gregg Barbanell .... supervising sound editor
Gary C. Bourgeois .... sound re-recording mixer
David R. Finkelstein .... apprentice sound editor
Patrushkha Mierzwa .... boom operator
Jerry Trent .... foley artist
Mark Ulano .... production sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Tom Chesney .... special effects technician
Bruce D. Hayes .... special effects technician
Jarn Heil .... special effects technician
Clive R. Kay .... special effects contact lenses
 
Stunts
L.L. Brittany .... stunts
Jeannie Epper .... stunts
Kimberly Epper .... stunts
George Fisher .... stunts
Sandy J. Leavenworth .... stunts (as Sandi Leavenworth)
Lane Leavitt .... stunts
'Wild' Bill Mock .... stunts (as Bill Mock)
Spiro Razatos .... stunts
Dar Robinson .... stunt coordinator
Debby Lynn Ross .... stunts
Leland Sun .... stunts
Jesse Wayne .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Marsha Blackburn .... still photographer
Shunil Borpujari .... key grip
Colin E. Fritz .... electrician
Elwin 'Bub' Greer .... best boy
Bob Myers .... grip
Jorgen Wedseltoft .... first assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lydia Shiferaw .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
James Gavin Bedford .... assistant editor
Valerie Davidson .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Alicia Alexander .... location manager
Lisa Hollingshead .... production coordinator
Dennis Tufano .... adr loop group
Ray Zimmerman .... production accountant
 

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93 min
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Revealing mistakes: 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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26 out of 29 people found the following review useful.
After Hours with vampires. And the Donger!, 19 April 2004
Author: David Sticher from New York, NY

Vamp is a curious lost little lamb from the 1980's, all lit in bizarre green and purple tones and featuring all manner of Grace Jones wiggling around like a monster. It's a fun ride, cleverly done and not entirely unoriginal, with terrific acting talent and a loopy sense of humor pitched somewhere between After Hours and a sideways college comedy. Another aspect I appreciated was how each vampire had a personality, and they weren't always one hundred percent proud to be vampires. They're very aware that in a lot of ways they're perfectly lame. Fairly cool stuff, especially in the confrontation between a character who "turns" and the protagonist.

On the other hand, the last half lacks the zip and zap of the first and some characters seemed a little undernourished. The geek who owns the car seemed a little extraneous towards the end, and the albino gang, while sort of awesome, didn't really belong.

But either way. If you're interested in an offbeat 80's vampire movie or just seeing Grace Jones scare the s**t out of you with her face, by all means rent Vamp. You will become a much wiser person as a result and your parents will no longer hate you.

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