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Maximillian is the only survivor from a race of vampires on a Caribbean Island, and as a vampire, he must find a mate to keep the line from ending. He knows that a child had been born to a ... See full summary »

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Detective Justice
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Silas Green
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Eva, Julius' Girl
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Mrs. Brown
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Storyline

Maximillian is the only survivor from a race of vampires on a Caribbean Island, and as a vampire, he must find a mate to keep the line from ending. He knows that a child had been born to a woman who had a vampire father, and he searches for her in Brooklyn. Rita's mother, who has died in an asylum, was that woman and Rita has nightmares that she does not understand. Not knowing that she is part vampire, Max woos her and attempts to bring her to her blood sucking destiny. Even though Rita has strange dreams and actions, Justice, her partner, has feelings for her and does not want her involved with this stranger Max. But it is Rita who must decide her destiny. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A comic tale of horror and seduction.

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language and vampire violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 October 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Wes Craven's Vampire In Brooklyn  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$19,900,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Final film of Ray Combs (I). He died soon after. See more »

Goofs

After Julius the Ghoul loses his hand, you can see it several times while he's driving the limo, encased in a latex glove. This is before he acquires the mannequin hand that he shows Maximillian. See more »

Quotes

Maximillian: [Julius is afraid that Maximillian wants to feed on him. Max pulls a bit of Tony the gangster out of his teeth] "I just had Italian."
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Connections

References Soul Train (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Superstition
By Stevie Wonder
Performed by Clive Ross, Derrick 'Debo' Brown, Carlton 'Santa' Davis & Michael 'Mickey' Hyde
Produced by J. Peter Robinson
Additional rap lyrics by Clive Ross
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Enjoyable Murphy Flick
8 December 2003 | by (Antarctica) – See all my reviews

i read through some of the negative reviews, and felt I had to add one for the positives. I am a fan of Eddie Murphy, and have noticed that many of his films have pretty poor ratings here on IMDB, including this one, which has a shockingly low rating.

I thought the film had very funny moments, and Murphy had a good rapport with his Ghoul. Also, the plotline was pretty interesting. I thought it worked very well, and I hope that the IMDB rating will improve.


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