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Sleepwalkers (1992)

R | | Horror | 10 April 1992 (USA)
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A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures move to a small town to seek out a young virgin to feed on.

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Charles Brady and his mother Mary move to a small Indiana town, having recently fled Bodega Bay, California after draining and killed a young girl there. They are sleepwalkers - they can change their appearance and they need the lifeforce from young women. Charles has picked out young Tanya Robertson, whom he meets at a local high school, as his next victim. He asks her out for a date and invites her home... however, she did not suspect his real interest in her. On their first date, a picnic at a nearby cemetery, Charles attempts to drain the lifeforce from Tanya for himself and his mother. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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The first Stephen King story written expressly for the scream. See more »

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Rated R for strong violence and sensuality, and for language. | See all certifications »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$30,524,763 (USA)
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Trivia

Based on an unpublished Stephen King story. See more »

Goofs

When Tanya is trying to start the police car in the end so she can get away while Mary Brady is on fire, Mary leans against the car to shout at Tanya and leaves fire on the hood after sliding off. When Tanya finally puts the police car in reverse the fire is still there, but in the next shot when she stops the car going backwards barely 10 feet the fire is no longer on the hood. See more »

Quotes

Deputy Horace: [after hearing a door close] Maybe it was the wind?
Officer Wilbur: It was not the fucking wind.
Mary Brady: [after smashing their heads together] You're right. It was not the fucking wind.
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Crazy Credits

Cat's claws slash through the screen after the credits, exposing a green glow beyond. See more »

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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: The Corpse Grinders (2011) See more »

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Boadicea
Written by Enya, Roma Ryan (uncredited) and Nicky Ryan
Performed by Enya
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp. and BBC Enterprises Ltd.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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not spectacular,but entertaining
23 January 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

this Stephen King adaptation was entertaining but not great,by any means.it's worthwhile to pass time.it''s probably as weird as any of the King adaptation i have,and even weirder than others.this movie sort of felt like a fairy tale to me.although not a kid's fable,obviously.i did like the cast,many of whom have gone on to other things,since then.Brian Krause also appeared in the TV show Charmed,Madchen Amick (who could be Kim Delaney's twin sister)has been in several smaller budget pictures.Alice Krige was seen most notably as the Borg Queen in Star Trek:First Contact,while Ron Perlman was previously seen in The TV series beauty and the Beast.his most notable role(In my opinion)was in Hellboy as the title character.like in most King movies,king himself appears in a cameo.at least three other modern horror masters(Jon Landis,Joe Dante,and Clive Barker also have cameos.anyway if you wanna pass 90 minutes or so,i'd say this movie is worth it.for me,Sleepwalkers is a 6/10


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