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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)
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Darla Blake
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Nora
Fannie Flagg ...
Mrs. Capello
Kenneth Kimmins ...
Mr. Capello
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Michelle La Vigne ...
Flo
Harvey Christiansen ...
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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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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 is chasing Ralph during the student driver scene just as they turn on a main road you can see the street blocked off by a police officer and a crowd of onlookers watching the filming. 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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Bad Blood Slam Dance
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Hilarious
16 June 2008 | by See all my reviews

This movie is hilarious.

If you're looking for a dark vampires tale/horror movie than: it's definitely not it. Just a simple entertainment movie, worth a few laughs...And Robert Sean Leonard (remember ''wilson'' from doctor house series?) posing as a teenage vampire?!!! it's hilarious (not stupid, just really funny in an innocent way). Who would know he started so versatile.

I recommend this movie to those with good sense of humour who are looking for a comedy/vampire tale from the 80's, with good acting and an entertaining story, and looking to spend a ''light'' moment with a movie.


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