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Blood Ties (1991)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Thriller  -  27 May 1991 (USA)
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This film concerns the exploits of the "Carpathian American" society in Long Beach. Carpathian Americans are just like any other expatriate organization, they enjoy family get together, and... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Eli Chelarin
Robert Burr ...
Dragomir
Geoffrey Cascio ...
Shrike Member
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Vampire hunter #2
Ron Dortch ...
Judge Morgan
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Male S.C.A.V. talk show guest
Ann Marie Gillis ...
Cody's mom
Richard Giorla ...
Shrike member
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Marvin
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Chief Hunter
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Celia
Nicholas Kepros ...
Vasile
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Female Shrike (as Robia La Morte)
Robert Lesser ...
Talk show host Alex Smart
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Cody Puckett
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This film concerns the exploits of the "Carpathian American" society in Long Beach. Carpathian Americans are just like any other expatriate organization, they enjoy family get together, and share business opportunities (cf the Italian Americans ...). There is just one minor difference, the Carpathian Americans seem to have a predilection for drinking human blood. The film begins somewhere deep in the bible belt where teenager Cody wakes to find that intruders have just skewered his parents and are about to set fire to them for good measure. Despite being shot by a crossbow bolt Cody makes his escape from the "hunters". He remembers his parent's advice to him that if he was ever in trouble he should contact his uncle in Long Beach. The uncle turns out to be a local businessman (of an unscrupulous nature) and also a leading light in the "Carpathian American" society. Cody is introduced to other members of the society notably Harry, a crusading journalist and his non-Carpathian ... Written by Tom Longshaw <longshaw@signal.dera.gov.uk>

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Eli Chelarin: Said to Harry about his romantic involvement with non-Carpathian Amy: You've been slipping it to the Pillsbury Doughgirl!
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One of the sexiest vampire movies
3 March 1999 | by (Falls Church, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

I really liked this movie because it depicted the vampires as updated, cool, funny and very hip. Unfortunately, it was a made-for-TV movie and therefore limited in some of the things it could show. I do recommend this movie.


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