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Children of the Night (1991)

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 on-wards 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 kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Rated R for horror violence and language | See all certifications »
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6 September 1991 (Canada)  »

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The school with the flagpole on top is actually a feed store in Rhinelander Wi. See more »

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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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We gotta get out of this place.
11 June 2002 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Way below average horror flick, with some fair acting and somewhat better F/X. Most of the make-up is horrid. A young girl breaks away from her grandmother's house where she says she was held captive. The whole town turns out to be full of vampires. If you like your horror predictable and bland, sink your teeth into this vampire tale. Cast includes: Peter DeLuise, Ami Dolenz, Garrett Morris and Karen Black. Not the best; not the worst.


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