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Nick Knight (1989)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror  -  20 August 1989 (USA)
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Detective Nick Knight is investigating a series of murders in which the bodies are found drained of blood - but the most recent one doesn't fit the pattern. Instead it involves the cure ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Det. Nick Knight
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Det. Don Schanke
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Dr. Jack Brittington
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Capt. Brunetti
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Dr. Alyce Hunter
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Fenner
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Jeannie
Cec Verrell ...
Janette
Jack Murdock ...
Topper
Michael Nader ...
Lacroix
Gregory Wagrowski ...
Detective Jessell
David Byrd ...
Guard #2
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Nurse
Al Fann ...
Dedrick
Davis Roberts ...
Dr. Dave
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Detective Nick Knight is investigating a series of murders in which the bodies are found drained of blood - but the most recent one doesn't fit the pattern. Instead it involves the cure that Nick has been searching for for decades, so that he himself can face the light of day. Later remade as the first two episodes of Forever Knight. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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failed pilot | police | vampire

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20 August 1989 (USA)  »

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Trivia

A failed pilot, although the show was later remade into 'Forever Knight' (1992), with an entirely new cast, except for John Kapelos who reprised his role as Det. Don Schanke. See more »

Goofs

Wires are visible when Nick lifts up the bouncer outside the club. See more »

Quotes

Nick: You have no idea what it's like to live all these years, and watch those you love grow old and die, one by one.
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Connections

Followed by Forever Knight (1992) See more »

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The Rhythm Devine
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Performed by Yello (featuring Shirley Bassey)
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A good yarn that keeps you guessing.
19 May 2001 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is my favourite movie. I know that sounds pathetic, but the first time I watched it, it kept me guessing. Most movies are predictable. Of course it only worked the first time I watched it, but I never knew if the vampire was good or bad until well into the movie and thoroughly enjoyed the whole movie. I was disappointed at that time to find it was a pilot which of course leaves room for more at the end. I thought the music was great and actually tracked down (it was of course by then getting old) some of the CDs. It was disappointing that 'Forever Knight' the series that followed didn't keep to the high standard set by this pilot, although I've still watched all the episodes several times. Anyway, for what it's worth, I think this movie is worth a look.


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