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Sleepwalkers (1992)

 -  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

The house of the Sleepwalkers is the same one used in the TV series The Waltons (1971). See more »

Goofs

When Tanya takes pictures through the SLR camera in the cemetery, she should have seen Charles in his true form since the image in an SLR viewfinder is bounced off a mirror. See more »

Quotes

Andy Simpson: Shit, Clovis.
Andy Simpson: [hears Clovis meow at Dim Charles Brady] I know just how you feel.
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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 Jeepers Creepers (2001) See more »

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Boadicea
Written by Enya & Nicky Ryan
Performed by Enya
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp. and BBC Enterprises Ltd.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Underrated: among the best Stephen King films out there!
29 March 2009 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Best Stephen King film alongside IT, though this one is more fun than scary.

This one's got it all:

-a great cast with a Alice Krige and Brian Krause and a fun cameo from King himself;

-well dosed horror in an amusing storyline;

-great use of music, Santo & Johnny's "Sleepwalk" in particular;

-likeable characters in a typical King setting: middle of nowhere village;

-lots of humor. You can't really get good scares here because it's too much fun and over the top;

-old but really nice makeup effects like they don't make anymore!

A 4,5 rating: I don't get it really. When was the last time a horror film was as much fun as this one?


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