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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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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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$7,500,000 (estimated)

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$2,983,784 (USA)
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The books Alex looks at on the shelf in the library include the following: "The Castle of Otranto," an early Gothic novel, by Horace Walpole; "The Book of Vampires" by Dudley Wright (originally published in 1914 under the title "Vampires and Vampirism"); "The Transitive Vampire," by Karen Gordon (not a vampire book at all, but a humorous book about grammar); "Vampires," an anthology of vampire stories, edited by Alan Ryan; "The Dracula Book of Great Vampire Stories," edited by Leslie Shepard; and several editions of "Dracula," by Bram Stoker. See more »

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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 »

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Charley Brewster: Jerry Dandrige was a serial killer cult worshiper kidnapper. He abducted my friend Ed Thompson and my girlfriend Amy.
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Vampire film Par Excellence!
14 February 1999 | by (FL) – See all my reviews

I cannot stress how wonderful this movie is. Everything, the ensemble, the effects, the cinematography, everything. It basically follows the original's story: Charley(William Ragsdale) is now in college, with a new girlfriend Alex,(Traci Lin)and he is trying to get over his vampire attack a few years ago, and telling himself it isn't real. But one night after visiting his old friend Peter Vincent(the late and great Roddy McDowall), he sees a sultry, beautiful women walking down the hall, and can't help but notice her. He soons find out that this is Regine Danderidge(Julie Carmen), sister of the slain vampire Jerry Danderidge, and she is out for revenge. The battle then insues, and the classic fight between good and evil grabs you and won't let you go. Stand outs of the film are Julie Carmen's exotic performance as Regine(especially the dance, and the tv show), and Traci Lin and Roddy McDowall's feeding off each other's acting. The point is, see this movie! It's probably the best vampire film you'll ever see.


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