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My Best Friend Is a Vampire (1987)

 -  Comedy | Horror | Romance  -  6 May 1988 (USA)
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Young student finds himself being transformed to a vampire after a night with a quite attractive female vampire. First, he does not quite believe it himself, but with the help of a 300 year... See full summary »

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Candy Andrews (as Lee Anne Locken)
Cheryl Pollak ...
Darla Blake
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Nora
Fannie Flagg ...
Mrs. Capello
Kenneth Kimmins ...
Mr. Capello
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Ralph
Michelle La Vigne ...
Flo
Harvey Christiansen ...
George
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Professor McCarthy
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Grimsdyke
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Modoc
Erica Zeitlin ...
Gloria
Gary Chason ...
Drivers Ed Instructor
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Helen Blake (as Kathy D. Bates)
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Young student finds himself being transformed to a vampire after a night with a quite attractive female vampire. First, he does not quite believe it himself, but with the help of a 300 year old teacher and the handbook "vampirism - a guide to an alternative lifestyle", he finds out that blood does not taste as bad as he expected. Of course, he does not bite women, as a good guy he sticks to pig blood which is offered by the local butcher as a special offer for vampires. Trouble rises when a vampire hunter tries to track him down with wooden sticks and silver bullets... Written by Hanno Mueller <mueller@kogs.informatik.uni-hamburg.de>

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Comedy | Horror | Romance

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I Was a Teenage Vampire  »

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A brief scene where Jeremy and Darla are on their first date was filmed in the parking lot adjacent to Eleanor Tinsley Park. See more »

Goofs

When Grimsdyke spots Ralph's car in the school lot a crew member is visible in the Front side window where the professor is sitting. The same crew member is visible when Grimsdyke backs the van up. See more »

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Jeremy Capello: This blood's for you.
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References Adam-12 (1968) See more »

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Sex As A Weapon
Performed by Tom Kelly
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This wraps up 80's teen movies up
22 April 2004 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

I couldn't believe the rating this movie got here so I had to write, this was a movie that opitimised every aspect of the eighties (including really bad dress sense)from the troubled/angst teenager, to the mad thinks he's doing-good scientist and put it all togother in a fun relaxing and romantic teenage movie(no shlock horror typical of the era). I honestly think that anyone sits down and watches this movie for what it was and is "a rom/com" they will enjoy, even now when it looks a bit dated.......Honestly go rent buy scrape this movie up or out of the cupboard and put your feet up grab some popcorn or beer or possibly pigs bloods (sorry couldn't help a reference to the movie) and enjoy.................


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