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Fright Night Part 2 (1988)

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Charley Brewster and Peter Vincent must face more vampires which are out for revenge.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alex (as Traci Lin)
Louie (as Jonathan Gries)
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Three years after killing the vampire in the original, Charlie has started to believe it was all his imagination and starts to forget that vampires truly exist - until four strangers lead by Regina, a noted actress, arrives at Peter Vincent's house and starts to have an unhealthy interest in Charlie, Peter and Charlie's new girlfriend Alex. It becomes clear that Regina is Jerry's (the vampire in the original film) sister and she is determined to get revenge on the friends and plans to turn Charlie into a vampire - so that he can face his punishment for all eternity. Written by Lee Horton <leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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Release Date:

19 May 1989 (USA)  »

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$7,500,000 (estimated)


$2,983,784 (USA)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Julie Carmen had never done any prosthetic makeup prior to this film, and she was so freaked out when they made the life mask of her head that she had a panic attack as the plaster hardened and then went home and burst into tears about the experience. As soon as she regained her composure, Carmen received a call from a crew member informing her that there had been a problem with the mold and she'd have to do it again the next day. See more »


In the beginning of the film when Charley is running he jumps over a couple making and suddenly jumps over the bushes as well. See more »


Alex: I have a class at 7:00.
Charley Brewster: People actually attend class at 7 in the morning? It's inhumane, it's anti-American.
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Second bite in the right direction! "Welcome to Fright Night for the last time"
20 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

"FRIGHT NIGHT II" is a great sequel to one of the best Vampire movies ever. The original "FRIGHT NIGHT" has to be the best Vampire movie of the 80's, and that helped the late 80's release of part II succeed.

Charlie Brewster is back ,this time he's not a geek anymore and he has a new and hot girlfriend, but he denies the existence of vampires. That's his main problem because vampires couldn't me more alive this time around! Everything is going alright in Charlie's life until he meets Regine. Regine is the kind of woman that every man would like to have in their home: she's hot, sensual, and she knows how to be sexy. Now, there's a little problem with her: She's a vampire, and she wants to take revenge for her brother's death. Unknown to Charlie, Regine is Jerry Dandridge's sister and now he has to pay for Jerry's death. The same thread goes for Mr. Peter Vincent "The Vampire Killer" who helped Charlie in the previous film.

Charlie and Mr. Vincent team up again for a second and last time in a deadly battle against vampires... Unlike in the original "FRIGHT NIGHT", this time they are ready and they have no fear for vampires.

FRIGHT NIGHT II is a great vampire/horror movie. In some moments, you can feel the spirit of the original FRIGHT NIGHT, and that makes this movie better. A rolling skater vampire, a vampire that eats insects, and some Evil Ed style weirdo are present to irritate Charlie and Mr. Vincent before they face the sexy (but deadly) Regine Dandridge in the last FRIGHT NIGHT battle.

The ending is great, I won't give away it but you have to check it out carefully. Peter Vincent's last scene is stuff for legend, and he's still the best Vampire Killer in a movie. Check out this movie with high expectations, it won't disappoint you.

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