MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 13,160 this week

Nick Knight (1989)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror  -  20 August 1989 (USA)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 314 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 5 critic

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Favorites of FantasticFest 2014

FantasticFest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and action movies from all around the world. Here's a list of some of our favorite movies at FantasticFest.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 618 titles
created 01 Oct 2011
 
a list of 522 titles
created 24 Jun 2012
 
a list of 1113 titles
created 07 Jul 2012
 
a list of 1242 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 1292 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Nick Knight" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Nick Knight (TV Movie 1989)

Nick Knight (TV Movie 1989) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Nick Knight.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

High Tide (1994–1997)
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Mick and Joey Barrett are brothers who like to spend their time surfing. However, it doesn't pay the bills, so they offer their services to whoever needs it and occasionally get involved ... See full summary »

Stars: Rick Springfield, Yannick Bisson, Mary Ann Schmidt
Dead Reckoning (TV Movie 1990)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A doctor, his wife and her lover make a voyage on the yacht of the doctor. But when the weather turns very bad they have to stop the seacruise and seek refuge on a lonley island. There ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Michael Lewis
Stars: Cliff Robertson, Rick Springfield, Susan Blakely
The Blue Man (1985)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

A dissatisfied Montreal director of TV commercials is taught to astrally project himself by a mysterious woman. But soon he finds that he does it against his will when he sleeps, and while ... See full summary »

Director: George Mihalka
Stars: Winston Rekert, Karen Black, John Novak
A Change of Place (TV Movie 1994)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Kim Jameson is a student at a prominent university while Kate Jameson also known as Dominique, Kim's twin sister, is a troubled model working for the House of Shambertin in Paris. Kate is a... See full summary »

Director: Donna Deitch
Stars: Rick Springfield, Andrea Roth, Geordie Johnson
Kindred: The Embraced (TV Series 1996)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Series based on the White Wolf role-playing game, Vampire: the Masquerade. Julian Luna, the undead Prince of the City, leads the Vampire Clans as he falls in love with Caitlin, a human reporter.

Stars: Stacy Haiduk, Erik King, Patrick Bauchau
Forever Knight (1992–1996)
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

800-year-old vampire Nick Knight quests for redemption as a cop in Toronto, trying to hide his vampiric nature from the rest of the world.

Stars: Geraint Wyn Davies, Catherine Disher, Nigel Bennett
Dark Shadows (TV Series 1991)
Drama | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Victoria Winters comes to Collinwood, an isolated mansion in coastal Maine, to work as a governess, but soon finds herself drawn into a strange, Gothic world of vampires, ghosts and a ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Cross, Joanna Going, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and ... See full summary »

Director: Farhad Mann
Stars: Patrick Bergin, Matt Frewer, Austin O'Brien
Forever Night (2012)
Short | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A woman wakes up half naked in the middle of a street, having no recollection of who she is or how she got there.

Director: Themis Katz
Stars: Dimitris Boskainos, Nancy Boukli, Labros Filippou
Robin's Hoods (TV Series 1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Brett Robin is a prosecution official who is determined society is not always best served by locking up young offenders, but tries to give a good number of them the real second chance they ... See full summary »

Stars: Linda Purl, David Gail, Jennifer Campbell
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Richard Friedman
Stars: Joan Van Ark, Chris Noth, Rick Springfield
Midnight Kiss (1993)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A modern vampire is killing people and sucking blood in the city. The police can't stop him, because of his wits and strength. One night, fighting with a police woman, the vampire bites her... See full summary »

Director: Joel Bender
Stars: Michelle Owens, Michael McMillen, Gregory A. Greer
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Det. Nick Knight
...
Det. Don Schanke
...
Dr. Jack Brittington
...
Capt. Brunetti
...
Dr. Alyce Hunter
...
Fenner
...
Jeannie
Cec Verrell ...
Janette
Jack Murdock ...
Topper
Michael Nader ...
Lacroix
Gregory Wagrowski ...
Detective Jessell
David Byrd ...
Guard #2
...
Nurse
Al Fann ...
Dedrick
Davis Roberts ...
Dr. Dave
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

failed pilot | police | vampire | See All (3) »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 August 1989 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

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: [Vamped out] What kind of drugs are you on anyway, man?
See more »

Connections

Remade as Forever Knight (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Papa-Oow-Mow-Mow
(uncredited)
Performed by The Rivingtons
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


7 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Nick Knight (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?