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Vampire's Kiss (1988)

 -  Comedy | Fantasy | Horror  -  2 June 1989 (USA)
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After an encounter with a neck-biter, a publishing executive thinks that he's turning into a vampire.

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Alva Restrepo
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Rachel
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Dr. Glaser
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Jackie
Bob Lujan ...
Emilio
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Sharon
Johnny Walker ...
Donald (as John Walker)
Boris Leskin ...
Fantasy Cabbie
Michael Knowles ...
Andrew
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Ed
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Joke Girl
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Joke Guy
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Theater Guy (as David Pierce)
Amy Stiller ...
Theater Girl
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Storyline

A publishing executive is visited and bitten by a woman and starts exhibiting erratic behavior. He pushes his secretary to extremes as he tries to come to terms with his delusions. The woman continues to visit and as his madness deepens, it begins to look as if some of the events he's experiencing may be hallucinations. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Seduction. Romance. Murder. The things one does for love.


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Release Date:

2 June 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A vámpír csókja  »

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$725,131 (USA)
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Trivia

The song Peter Loew (Cage) hums to himself while making his morning coffee is Igor Stravinsky's Petrushka - Danse Russe. See more »

Goofs

When Peter is pierced by stake, the stake is on the middle of his body. You can see that the stake is on the button of his shirt. On the next shot, the stake become slightly to the left of his body. See more »

Quotes

Peter Loew: Shouldn't the copy be in that file? It should, right?
Dr. Glaser: Yes.
Peter Loew: Yep, yep, yep, yep.
Dr. Glaser: Unless, of course, it's somehow been somehow misfiled.
Peter Loew: Misfiled?
Dr. Glaser: Yes, misfiled. Sometimes somebody puts a document in the wrong file and it's misfiled. It makes it much harder to find.
Peter Loew: Who? Who? Who do you mean, who? How could somebody MISFILE something? What could be easier? It's all alphabetical. You just PUT it IN the right file! According to ALPHABETICAL ORDER! You know - A, B, C, D, E, F, G!
Dr. Glaser: Peter...
Peter Loew: H, I, J, K,...
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Soundtracks

Petrouchka
By Igor Stravinsky
Performed by permission of Boosey and Hawkes, Inc.
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18 May 2003 | by (Hollywood, California) – See all my reviews

This is one of those movies you have to watch to the end to truly appreciate. It's a mess -- but it goes places you can't imagine despite the workmanlike screenwriting and the slow pace of the beginning. It's worth it. Charlie Kaufman could have written it, it's so bizarre and beyond the norm for the silly Hollywood movie it's disguised as. I don't want to analyze it as some metaphor for a relationship with a blood-sucking bitch as others have or argue what's real and what's not. I watched it expecting some anemic late 80's comedy and with that expectation, I found myself bolting upright in my chair in surprise at what it delivered. One of Nic Cage's best early performances, ranks with Raising Arizona and Valley Girl, except he's never sympathetic -- ever. In that sense, I understand what people mean when they say it's a monster movie.


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