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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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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>

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A comic tale of horror and seduction.

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Comedy | Horror | Romance

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

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27 October 1995 (USA)  »

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Wes Craven's Vampire In Brooklyn  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$19,900,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Costars Jsu Garcia, Mitch Pileggi, Joanna Cassidy, Zakes Mokae and Wendy Robie have all appeared in previous Wes Craven films. Respectively: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984); Shocker (1989);Invitation to Hell (1984); The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988); and The People Under the Stairs (1991). See more »

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The cross impression on the lady cop's neck See more »

Quotes

Anthony: [after his boss shoots Maximilian] Hey, he's no fun, he fell right over.
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References Lassie (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

If That's Your Boyfriend (He Wasn't Last Night)
Written & performed by Meshell Ndegeocello
Courtesy of Maverick Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Not too bad.
3 February 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I don't know why it is but I can't help but love pretty much the majority of movies from Eddie Murphy's career from the 80's onwards. Beverly Hills Cop, The Golden Child, Coming To America, Nutty Professor, Daddy Day Care, Shrek...you get the drift. Maybe I just have a soft spot for his humour and work. Even though he maybe a jerk in real life I just can't help but like his acting talents. Vampire In Brooklyn is certainly not his best work but I found myself enjoying watching it. It shows the beginning of his transformation as a multi-character actor and shows him slowly turning into the guy he is today.

So he's not going to win any awards for this movie but it was entertaining enough and a new take on the Vampire phenomenon that has been happening on and off for the last 30 or so years.


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