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Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

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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Cast

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Detective Justice
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Silas Green
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Dr. Zeko
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Capt. Dewey
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Nikki, Rita's Roomate (as Simbi Khali)
Messiri Freeman ...
Eva, Julius' Girl
Kelly Cinnante ...
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Anthony (as Nick Corri)
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Thrasher
Ayo Adeyemi ...
Bartender
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Choir Leader
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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>

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A comic tale of horror and seduction.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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

One of two Eddie Murphy movies featuring a New York suburb in the title. The films are Harlem Nights (1989) and Vampire in Brooklyn (1995). See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Julius Jones: Hey, man, my pops always said the quickest way to a woman's heart - the church.
Maximillian: It's actually through the ribcage, but that's a bit messy.
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Connections

Referenced in Lucas Bros Moving Co: Beeper Beeper (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Whatta Man
By Hurby Luv Bug Azor (as Herby Azor), Cheryl 'Salt' James (as Cheryl James) & Dave Crawford
Performed by Salt-N-Pepa (as Salt 'n' Pepa)
Courtesy of London Records, a division of PolyGram
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User Reviews

 
Excellent hight class vampire movie!
18 November 2014 | by See all my reviews

Contrary to IMDb grade of this movie and the many reviewers who appraised it as a low to mediocre movie piece i have only the highest praise for this movie.

This is not a comedy but this is also not a horror movie.It is a mix of drama,horror and comedy.

Eddie Murphys performance as a vampire was amazing and the special effects were awesome.

This movie is definitely a classic and quite sure it is misunderstood by most.

One of the best vampire movies ever made.

10 out of 10 Keep this treasure alive!


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