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A Return to Salem's Lot (1987)

R  |   |  Horror  |  May 1987 (USA)
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A man and his son vacation to the quiet vampire populated town of Salem's Lot.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Joe Weber
Ricky Addison Reed ...
Jeremy Weber
Samuel Fuller ...
Dr. Van Meer
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Judge Axel
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Mrs. Axel
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Sherry
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Aunt Clara
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Sally
James Dixon ...
Rains
David Holbrook ...
Deputy
Katja Crosby ...
Cathy
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Amanda
Brad Rijn ...
Clarence
Janelle Webb ...
Sarah (as Georgia Janelle Webb)
Robert Burr ...
Dr. Fenton
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Joe Weber is an anthropologist who takes his son on a trip to the New England town of Salem's Lot unaware that it is populated by vampires. When the inhabitants reveal their secret, they ask Joe to write a bible for them. Written by Patrick D. Rockwell <prockwell@thegrid.net>

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Salem 2 - Die Rückkehr  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Received a limited theatrical release in the US. See more »

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When Joe cuts his finger while sawing wood at the house he inherited therei s one small spot of blood on the board. In a moment, Joe returns and there are two spots of blood, one of which is much bigger than the original spot. See more »

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Van Meer: I'm not a Nazi hunter. I'm a Nazi killer!
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Follows Salem's Lot (1979) See more »

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An Interesting Idea, done badly
8 March 2003 | by (Fort Worth, TX) – See all my reviews

This movie had a good idea, that is, how a colony of vampires might live, what they do to survive, etc. However, it just didn't work out right. The pacing and performances were not up to snuff, and any movie in which you have characters standing in a barn full of Holstein cattle, and explaining that "Jersey cows make richer milk", obviously had problems in the design phase.

Just a bad film...




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