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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Fantasy  |  31 July 1992 (USA)
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A flighty teenage girl learns that she is her generation's destined battler of vampires.

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Buffy Summers has the lifestyle any young woman could want. Cheerleading, dating the captain of the basketball team, and copious amounts of time spent shopping with friends. She had no idea of her true calling until a mysterious man named Merrick approached her and told her that she is the Slayer; one woman called to defend the world from vampires. Reluctant to concede to the fact, Buffy soon learns that Merrick speaks the truth and so begins to take her new life seriously while trying to maintain the sense of normality her life had once been. With her best friends slowly abandoning her, Buffy finds solace in the town outcast, Pike, who knows very well the terrors that have arisen. Together, they combat the forces of the old and powerful vampire, Lothos, who has his eyes set on Buffy. Written by Vampire-Sharpshooter

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Rated PG-13 for comic vampire violence and drug references | See all certifications »

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31 July 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Buffy, a vámpírok réme  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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$16,624,456 (USA)
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Buffy dreams of marrying Christian Slater, who later starred in the vampire-related movie Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994). See more »

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Quotes

Buffy: Does Elvis talk to you? Does he tell you to do things? Do you see spots?
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Crazy Credits

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Soundtracks

MAN SMART, WOMAN SMARTER
Written by King Radio
Produced by Ralph Sall
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Courtesy of 4th & B'way / Island Records Ltd.
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User Reviews

 
LOVE the movie, disappointed by the tv series
21 March 2001 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

I'm not at all suprised that so many people hated this movie. I on the otherhand really enjoyed it. It isn't a masterpeice, but it's fun. I absolutely adore Kristy Swanson. She is a very beautiful & talented actress. Although I really like Sarah Michelle Geller Kristy makes a better Buffy, hands down. I loved the movie so much that I bought it. It usually gets me a little energetic so I do my workouts while it's on. The soundtrack is totally fitting for the movie. Every song was great. I gave this movie a 10. When your having a girls night, & you want a light comedy, not to serious, this is the right movie.

Bottom line: At least try it, you might like it!


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