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Vampire's Kiss (1988)

R  |   |  Comedy, 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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Comedy | Horror

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Also Known As:

A vámpír csókja  »

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$725,131 (USA)
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Debut theatrical feature film of director Robert Bierman. See more »

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During both sex scenes with Rachel and Peter in Peter's bed, the flesh colored pad covering Jennifer Beals' nipple is clearly visible. See more »

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Petrouchka
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very, very misunderstood
1 April 2001 | by (istanbull, turkey) – See all my reviews

Vampire's Kiss is a comedy. In no way is it supposed to be akin to legitimate vampire movies. It parodies horror films and satirizes life in the big city, much like other popular films, such as American Psycho, do. In my opinion, Vampire's Kiss is much better than American Psycho because instead of trying to be creepy and ultimately failing, Vampire's Kiss is hilarious. I gave it a ten. I'm certain that I'll be seeing it over and over again.

ME, 2006: Looking back at this comment about the film and writing anew from a later date, I can certainly recognize why this movie isn't for everyone. If you are a fan of absurd, inane, dark, wry humor, and you enjoy watching movies for subtlety and detail THIS IS IT. Watch out for the mimes, and enjoy.


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