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Vampire Killer Barbys (1996)

Killer Barbys (original title)
Unrated | | Horror | 22 May 1996 (Spain)
While driving on tour late night through a lonely road in the countryside of Spain, the van of the punk band "Killer Barbys" has an accident and breaks down. A creepy old man invites the ... See full summary »

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Mariangela Giordano ...
Condesa (Countess)
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Arkan (as Aldo Sanbrell)
Charlie S. Chaplin ...
Mario
Silvia Superstar ...
Flavia
Carlos Subterfuge ...
Rafa
Los Angeles Barea ...
Sharon (as Angie Barea)
Billy King ...
Billy
Pepa López ...
Pipa
Alberto Martínez ...
Pipo
Enrique López Lavigne
Javier Bonilla
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While driving on tour late night through a lonely road in the countryside of Spain, the van of the punk band "Killer Barbys" has an accident and breaks down. A creepy old man invites the group to spend the night in the castle of Countess Von Fledermaus and presents himself as her secretary Arkan. Arkan explains that the mechanic is located 62 km far from the location and he tells that the Countess loves youths. Flavia, Rafa and Mario accept the invitation but Billy and Sharon stay shagging in the van. When the musicians meet the Countess, they find that she is the ancient artist Olga Luchan and they question how she could keep so young. But sooner they discover that the Countess needs blood of young people to keep her beauty. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Originally to be titled "Killer Barbies", which is the actual name of the punk rock band that stars in the movie, but Mattel would not allow the use of their Barbie trademark name, so the word's spelling in the title (as well as all the references to the band's name in the movie) was ultimately changed to "Barbys". See more »

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No wonder Ken left Barbie...
16 February 2004 | by (Cardiff) – See all my reviews

On viewing this film I had no idea that The Barbies were an actual band and after reading the reviews on this site I've changed my view of the film - it's even worse than I first thought.

I realise that these type of low budget/high gore flicks don't rely heavily on intense story lines or complex characterisations but that is still no excuse for not making an effort. The daylight filming, the obvious plastic bodies and the appalling dubbing, can probably be ignored by most people but for me it just killed the film stone dead. There is no atmosphere to speak of (which I think is essential for any `horror' film), the story line is mechanical and basically what you end up with is a teenager's version of a Scooby Doo episode.

Only watch if you like films with large quantities of fake fog and Barbie dolls. 1/10


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