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To Die For (1988)

 -  Horror | Romance | Thriller  -  May 1989 (USA)
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L.A. real estate agent Kate Wooten gets a new lease on life when she learns that her new client, a mysterious and handsome man named Vlad, is looking for a house isolated in the Hollywood ... See full summary »

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Brendan Hughes ...
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Kate Wooten
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Celia Kett
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Martin Planting
Micah Grant ...
Mike Dunn
Duane Jones ...
Simon Little
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Tom
Remy O'Neill ...
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Al Fann ...
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Detective Bocco
Lloyd Alan ...
Rich
Julie Maddalena ...
Paula Higgins
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Girl at Party (as Eloise Broady)
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Michelle
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Franny
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L.A. real estate agent Kate Wooten gets a new lease on life when she learns that her new client, a mysterious and handsome man named Vlad, is looking for a house isolated in the Hollywood Hills where he wants to live and doesn't want to be disturbed. It doesn't take long for Kate to fall in love with her new client and to learn that he's a real vampire. Written by Anonymous

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To the city of angels, comes the angel of death. See more »


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Bram Stoker's To Die For  »

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Some scenes had to be cut in order to avoid an X-Rating from the MPAA. See more »

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Vlad Tsepsh: Do you know what it is not to feel separate? In one moment, something animalistic takes over. In one furious, exquisite act... you're lost.
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Followed by Son of Darkness: To Die for II (1991) See more »

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I would have loved to put a stake in this one!
27 February 2005 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

To Die For (1989) was just another d.t.v. feature that made an appearance on cable ad nasuem during the early nineties. The only thing notable about this feature was the last movie Duane Jones appeared in. Other than that there's no reason to watch this vampire flick unless you like pseudo chick flicks masquerading as a horror film. A tired vampire longs for love and searches the back streets of L.A. looking for it. Will he succeed or will Vlad just strike out again like he has for the last century?

This movie must have been big because a couple of sequels soon followed. They're so bad they make this one look like a classic. I know this is a movie about vampires but the film makers could have used to lighting.

Not recommended by me because I didn't like it.

'nuff said?


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