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Night Hunter (1996)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Horror  |  21 May 1996 (USA)
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Jack Cutter is the last in long line of vampire hunters. After killing few vampires in one L.A. restaurant, he is chased both by police and by other vampires. In the process he meets an ... See full summary »

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Jack Cutter
Melanie Smith ...
Raimy Baker
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Bruno Fischer
Sid Sham ...
Sid O'Mack
Cash Casey ...
Det. Browning
Maria Ford ...
Tournier
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Hashimoto (as Ronald Winston Yuan)
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Roy Ward
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Curt Argento
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Tom Cutter
Marcus Aurelius ...
Det. Hooper
Vincent Klyn ...
Sangster
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Ulmer
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Carmella
Dena Rae Hayess ...
Mary Cutter
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Jack Cutter is the last in long line of vampire hunters. After killing few vampires in one L.A. restaurant, he is chased both by police and by other vampires. In the process he meets an attractive woman-reporter. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Wooden stakes and silver bullets can't save you now ... You better pray Jack Cutter can.

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Action | Drama | Horror

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Rated R for strong violence and some language | See all certifications »
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21 May 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blade - Der Vampirjäger  »

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Several of the supporting characters were named after noted horror-film directors (Jacques Tourneur, Dario Argento, Edgar G. Ulmer, Roy Ward Baker, etc). See more »

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SWAT team member undergoes a complete change in clothing while driving at high speed from one scene to another. See more »

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Hunting vampires kinda sucks.
9 May 2005 | by (Hawaii, USA) – See all my reviews

Pun intended. This low budget action/horror vehicle for Don Wilson's ability to kick things is the stuff direct-to-video fare is made of.

The plot: Wilson is a humorless vampire hunter who comes under fire from local law enforcement after he is forced to slaughter creatures of the night in view of the public. Police chase him, vampires chase him, he responds by kicking...a lot.

There is a little more to the story, but it is so inconsequential that I honestly can't remember it; I think people actually spoke in the movie, but that's up to debate. The plot is nothing more than a set-up for Wilson to kill as many vampires as possible in the running time, usually by kicking them.

The technical specs are, in a word, anemic. Little color treating, amateurish use of lighting, simplistic use of camera and angle. Blood and gore is noticeably limited, odd for this type of film. The most hurtful of the filming foul-ups is the jarring shift to super-shaky cam during each and every fight scene. If the camera begins to bounce around like a reese monkey on speed, then you know Don is about to start kicking everything in sight.

All in all, this is the kind of bad movie that can be made good with a few friends and a lot of cynical humor. Otherwise, do not watch, unless you really like to watch things get kicked.

3/10


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