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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)

 -  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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Sometimes it takes more than just good looks to kill. See more »


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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)  »

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Buffy, a vámpírok réme  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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$16,624,456 (USA)
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Trivia

Buffy says one of her life's goals are to marry Christian Slater. In Joss Whedon's original script, the celebrity she wanted to marry was Charlie Sheen. See more »

Goofs

After Pike talks to Buffy while on his motorcycle, he does a turn toward the photo booth. You see a close up of him just as he his revving up his bike, and he is maybe two to three feet from the photo booth, which is not enough room to do the maneuver. In the next shot, you then see him about six or seven feet from the booth, and he does the maneuver. See more »

Quotes

Grueller: Now, I'm a God!
Pike: [stakes him] And now, you're a coat rack.
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TV interviews with people who were at the dance attacked by vampires. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Bullied (2011) See more »

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KEEP IT COMING (DANCE 'TILL YOU CAN'T DANCE NO MORE)
Written by Robert Clivillés, Anthony Quiles, Duran Ramos and David Cole
Produced by Robert Clivillés and David Cole for Cole/Clivillés Music Enterprises
Performed by C.C. Music Factory (as C & C Music Factory) featuring Q-Unique and Deborah Cooper
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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Wickidly Cool Movie
10 March 2001 | by (Reading, England) – See all my reviews

Well had to post after seeing other user's comments. Can tell that most of the people seem to have been Buffy series fans and then checked out the movie and disliked it.

This movie is excellent, funny intelligent and a good laugh. Without this movie you wouldn't have got the series. The series is good I agree but the original movie has a level of humour and style that the series couldn't hope to achieve. Watch it and remember which came first.


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