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Blood & Donuts (1995)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  9 September 1995 (Canada)
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A vampire falls for a woman working at a donut shop.

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Boya
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Earl (as Justin Louis)
Helene Clarkson ...
Molly
Fiona Reid ...
Rita
Frank Moore ...
Pierce
Hadley Kay ...
Axel
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Crime Boss
J. Winston Carroll ...
Bernie
Earl Pastko ...
Donut Shop Junkie
Sam Malkin ...
Hotel Clerk
Susan Kottman ...
Old Lady (as Susan Koffmann)
Charles Hayter ...
Old Wino
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In 1994, in Toronto, the vampire Boya awakens from his twenty-five years of sleep in a basement hit by a golf ball. He takes a cab to the local cemetery, retrieves his belongings from a grave and lodges in a low budget hotel nearby an all-night donut shop. Boya does not drink human blood anymore but rats and pigeons blood instead. While in the donut shop, Boya befriends and protects the taxi driver Earl, who is having trouble with two criminals, and falls in love for the waitress Molly. Meanwhile, his former passion of 1969, Rita, who misses her lost youth, is trying to locate him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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There's a place between the living and the dead... and it's open 24 hours.

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Comedy | Horror

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Rated R for violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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9 September 1995 (Canada)  »

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CAD 350,000 (estimated)
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Stephen: Am I employing retards? I have nothing against retards in general, I just can't afford to employ them.
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Featured in Svengoolie: Blood & Donuts (1999) See more »

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Tear Out My Heart
Written and Performed by Michael Danckert
Courtesy of GD Records Inc. and DG Publishing
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Great title and a very sympathetic vampire .............
19 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Going in you know it's going to be strange, but is it going to be good strange, bad strange, or just strange strange? The reason "Blood and Donuts" is good strange is it actually has a very clever script. Introducing Boya, a vampire just awakening after being asleep since 1969, and his trials and tribulations dealing with women and gangsters. He not only has an attraction for the donut shop girl, but a love from his past is hot on his trail, looking for revenge. Throw in David Cronenberg as a neighborhood boss, and you have enough to keep the movie going. The characters are likable, with Gordon Currie a standout as the sensitive rat eating vampire. The film is dialog driven, and the photography is creative. I recommend "Blood and Donuts". - MERK


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