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Children of the Night (1991)

R  |   |  Horror  |  6 September 1991 (Canada)
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A schoolteacher teams up with with a priest to stop a town being overrun by vampires.

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Mark Gardner
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Lucy Barrett
Maya McLaughlin ...
Cindy Thompson
Evan MacKenzie ...
Frank Aldin
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Czakyr
Shirley Spiegler Jacobs ...
Grandma
Josette DiCarlo ...
Officer Gates
Lloyd J. Kalicki ...
Billy
Daniel Arthur Wray ...
Doc Fisher
Roger Perkovich ...
Gus Willman
Ray Maurin ...
Mayor Horton
Stacy Montezon ...
Jessica
Bekki Vallin ...
Jessica's Mom
Butch Mounce ...
The Milkman
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Cindy and Lucy are eighteen and going away to college. As a ritual they must rid themselves of the dirt of their small home town (Allburg) by swimming in an abandoned church crypt. They jump in and begin talking about sex when Lucys crucifix falls into the water and drifts down to land on Czakyr's (an ancient vampire) head, apparently waking him up. Some time onwards a school teacher from a nearby town, Mark, gets directed to Allburg to help Lucy and her grandmother, who are suspected to be in trouble. Lucy becomes the target of a town turned vampire because of her 'virgin blood'. Mark, Lucy and an old wino shack up in an abandoned building outside of town but eventually get lured back to Allburg by the locals. There, with a giant glowing cross spearing the front of their Toyota, they take the town on and battle Czakyr. They win and life is restored to its original normalcy. Written by K. Wedgwood

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Rated R for horror violence and language | See all certifications »
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Jessica's Mother: This is blasphemous literature! I'd rather Jessica be illiterate than to have her reading about defiant, perverse, Godless souls!
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Not all bad.
22 November 1998 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Trust me when I say that I have seen much worse horror films than this one. This film is not too bad and director Tony Randel is getting better all the time. This movie was produced by the horror movie magazine Fangoria. I've read Fangoria for 17 years and you would think that they would come up with something better than this movie. Oh well, maybe they'll make a better one next time. Not a total waste of time however, if you're a horror fan.


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