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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. Jack Brittington
Capt. Brunetti
Dr. Alyce Hunter
Cec Verrell ...
Jack Murdock ...
Gregory Wagrowski ...
Detective Jessell
David Byrd ...
Guard #2
Al Fann ...
Dr. Dave


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 <>

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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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Release Date:

20 August 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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 »


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


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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Performed by Jody Watley
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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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