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Nick Knight (1989)

Not Rated | | Horror | TV Movie 20 August 1989
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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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 | See All (3) »

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It's taken two hundred years but this cops past is about to catch up with him.

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20 August 1989 (USA)  »

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Nick Knight - keskiyön kyttä  »

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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 »

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

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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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Remade as 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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Quirky Vampire Tale
30 October 2002 | by (Lawrence, KS) – See all my reviews

The majority of people who have seen the made-for-TV movie Nick Knight are probably devoted fans of the short-lived horror series "Forever Knight." While this movie is a pilot for the series, it has the added curiosity of throwing Rick Springfield into the starring role as the cop/vampire who is trying to make the world a better place. As made-for-TV movies go, this one is about as good as can be expected. Which is to say, it's average. It doesn't hold a candle to "Forever Knight," but for fans of the show it is an interesting diversion. Sadly, like the show this unpolished gem hasn't made it to video or DVD. Maybe you'll get lucky and catch it on television sometime. It's worth setting the VCR for it.


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