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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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During the fight after cutter tells the reporter about the vampires, you can hear three blasts from Cutter's double-barrel shotgun See more »

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And now for something a little different from The Dragon....
21 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

....and by different, I mean that he plays what you could call an older male Buffy in this one! (Or maybe you could say a white Blade, but he came later). "Night Hunter" scores novelty points for combining vampires with martial arts: of course traditional vampire elimination methods simply won't do, according to this mythology the only way to conclusively kill one of them is to break his (or her) neck! There are two main problems with this film: a) it is quite slow-moving, b) the camera-work employs what could be described as an "earthquake effect" during some of the fight scenes - the restaurant one in particular almost made me nauseous! But the fights themselves are tightly choreographed in a mostly grounded style by the experienced Art Kamacho, and Wilson's fight with Ron Yuan is good by any standards. Glad to see Maria Ford and Sophia Crawford as sexy, high-kicking bisexual vampires, but they are both underused - they never even share the screen together. **1/2 out of 4.


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