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Nadja (1994)

This ultra-hip, post-modern vampire tale is set in contemporary New York City. Members of a dysfunctional family of vampires are trying to come to terms with each other, in the wake of ... See full summary »

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Bar Victim
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Jim
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Boxing Coach
Galaxy Craze ...
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Morgue Receptionist
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Waitress
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Bartender
Bernadette Jurkowski ...
Dracula's Bride
Jeff Winner ...
Young Dracula
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Bela
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This ultra-hip, post-modern vampire tale is set in contemporary New York City. Members of a dysfunctional family of vampires are trying to come to terms with each other, in the wake of their father's death. Meanwhile, they are being hunted by Dr. Van Helsing and his hapless nephew. As in all good vampire movies, forces of love are pitted against forces of destruction. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Unseen. Unforgiving. Undead. See more »

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Drama | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some scenes of bizarre vampire sexuality and gore, and for some language | See all certifications »
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1 September 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nadja, o thilykos vrykolakas  »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$446,934
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Trivia

An abandoned cancer ward in New York City was the location used for Nadja's Transylvania castle. See more »

Goofs

In the opening dialog between Nadja and the man at the bar, Nadja is initially wearing a scarf over her hair. At one point the camera cuts to the man's face and we see the back of Nadja's head, but now suddenly and inexplicably, the scarf has disappeared and remains absent for the rest of the scene. See more »

Quotes

[Dr. Van Helsing is translating for Edgar]
Edgar: [speaks in Romanian]
Dr. Van Helsing: Her powers are fading; there's only so much she can do here and now.
Edgar: [speaks in Romanian]
Dr. Van Helsing: She's lost a lot of blood.
Edgar: [speaks in Romanian]
Dr. Van Helsing: Replenishing it means going back to her native soil.
Edgar: [speaks in Romanian]
Dr. Van Helsing: Her native soil is soaked with blood.
Edgar: [speaks in Romanian]
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Connections

References Repo Man (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Lose my Breath
My Bloody Valentine
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Blood Suckers Were Never So Hip
10 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

A strange, disarming feeling sits over this film, as if everyone is in a semi-comatic haze. That's a good thing. While a bizarre mix of humor, horror flick, and psychodrama, it also draws from (and pokes fun at) the vampire flick tradition. Full of highlights, not the least of which is a ratty haired Peter Fonda.


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