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Vampire at Midnight (1988)

The "Vampire Killer" leaves his victims drained of blood, while a detective tries to catch him.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Williams ...
Roger Sutter
Victor Radikoff
Lesley Milne ...
Jenny Carleton
Esther Elise ...
Lucia Giannini (as Esther Alise)
Jeanie Moore ...
Christopher Nee ...
Raoul (as Shendt)
Robert Random ...
Al Childress
Jonny Solomon ...
Lee Keller
Ted Hamaguchi ...
Captain Takato
Gunman 1 (as Mike Wiles)
Mike Tino ...
Gunman 2
Richard Kory ...
Gunman 3
Jon (as Mike Kehoe)
Eddie Jr. ...
Bobby Rio
Jeff Yesko ...
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The "Vampire Killer" leaves his victims drained of blood, while a detective tries to catch him.

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He's only dead until dark.


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June 1988 (USA)  »

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L.A. Midnight  »

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Underwhelming cop vs. killer drama.
25 February 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Now, if the prospective viewer is anything like me and an addict of B movies, they may derive some entertainment from this thing, but it's not likely to be much. There was some potential here, but the movie is unfortunately a little dull. After a while, it becomes hard to care that much about it, as it spends a little too much time with our villain's seduction of the heroine. Jason Williams of "Flesh Gordon" fame, who was also a story author and producer (with Tom Friedman), stars as a mildly quirky loner detective, Roger Sutter, who picks up the trail of a "vampire killer" at large in L.A. This character, whose actual name is Victor Radikoff, has a cover as a hypnotherapist, and is by far the most intriguing person in this story; he's played by a character actor named Gustav Vintas, whose credits also include "Lethal Weapon", "Silent Assassins", and a 1989 movie titled "Midnight". His performance is a highlight as he does look pleased to be playing this part, and does have a soft spoken charisma about him. And Victor is not your typical "vampire": no coffins for this guy. One commendable aspect to this movie is that it keeps it ambiguous as to whether he really is a vampire, although he does indeed drink blood right from his victims' throats. Among his victims are a stand-up comedian and a pair of dancers; the leading lady, Jenny (sexy blonde Lesley Milne) is an aspiring concert pianist. For the most part, the cast is as underwhelming as the film; Williams is a handsome guy but doesn't fare too well in a pretty standard role. (It's apparently supposed to be an endearing character trait that he drops his own food into his fish tank.) He's been more engaging elsewhere. Milne does entice us by baring almost all in one delectable scene near the end. Robert Random, who'd also worked with Williams on the goofy sci-fi clunker "Time Walker", appears as the ill-fated detective Al Childress; other than Radikoff, the most amusing people here are his young associates, Amalia (Jeanie Moore) and Raoul (Christopher Nee), the latter sporting one of the most ridiculous mullets you'll ever see. Directed by Gregory McClatchy, who'd co-edited the movie "The Great American Girl Robbery" in which Williams had acted, and featuring some catchy music. This isn't terribly satisfying; it's watchable enough but should have been more fun. Six out of 10.

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