A young vampire cannot lose his virginity because of a curse imposed upon him centuries ago.

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Ralph
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Phoebe
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Stanley
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Mona (as Tawny Feré)
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Chuck the Bartender
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Axman
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Drunk
Nancye Ferguson ...
Robin
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Boom Boom
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Bat Dork (as Tamara DeTreaux)
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Big Al
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Elmo
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Roadie (as William Brochtrup)
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Roadie
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Rockula is about a male vampire who lost his lady love centuries ago. She was killed by a pirate with a rhinestone peg leg, wielding a large ham bone. Our hero, the vampire, did nothing to save her. So he is now cursed to watch her be born again in another life, and then watch her die, strangely enough by a pirate with a rhinestone peg leg, wielding you-know-what. Now, in 1990, he has, he suspects, his last chance to try to save her instead of watching get clubbed over and over again down through the years. Oh, and he becomes a rock star in the process. Written by Shannon Quesnel <sa_quesnel@venus.cambrianc.on.ca>

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Rock'n'roll comedy with a bite! See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Musical

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23 February 1990 (USA)  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Phoebe: [singing] As the shadow falls and the daylight slips away to the night -- the night that lasts forever -- the night that is your friend, a friend of pain and pleasure. And when the night, the night you hear it calling -- calling out your name, you will never ever be the same!
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RALPH ON THE KEYS
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Music by Hilary Bercovici
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Without fangs or bite
19 March 2014 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

After producer Menahem Golan left Cannon Films, his cousin and former partner Yoram Globus struggled to keep the company alive, but awful efforts like "Rockula" doomed the company to eventually close its doors. It's a pretty cheap-looking affair, for starters, though I guess its look could have been more tacky by other filmmakers. A bigger problem with the movie is the script. There is not a lot of story here, in part due to the movie having important stuff happen offscreen or explained by characters in awkward exposition. Things are instead padded out by many musical numbers, but even if you have a love for popular music that came out around the time this movie was released (like myself), more likely than not you'll find the music in this movie to be absolutely terrible. The final stake to the heart is the fact that the vampire protagonist isn't sympathetic enough - you won't really care if he manages to lift the curse on himself or not. And his various acts in order to lift the curse, while supposed to be amusing, aren't the least bit funny. This is one of those movies where you can't help but wonder why nobody involved realized they were making a turkey.


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