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Bordello of Blood (1996)

R  |   |  Horror, Comedy  |  16 August 1996 (USA)
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The cryptkeeper returns to tell the story of a funeral parlor that moonlights as a vampire bordello.

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Lilith
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Reverend Current
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Storyline

The old bag of bones 'Cryptkeeper' returns for his second full length feature flick about a funeral home that's a front for a whorehouse run by vampires. Written by Humberto Amador

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Horror | Comedy

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Rated R for horror violence and gore, sexuality, nudity and strong language | See all certifications »

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16 August 1996 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$2,634,170 (USA) (16 August 1996)

Gross:

$5,587,855 (USA) (6 September 1996)
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Whoopi Goldberg has a brief cameo in the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Rafe enters the Gaines crypt in the cemetery, a stick is visible pushing the "flying cat" off of its shelf. See more »

Quotes

Rafe Guttman: I feel like I'm in a bad episode of Tales From The Crypt!
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Referenced in The Rockford Files: Godfather Knows Best (1996) See more »

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One of my favorite guilty pleasures: a most awesome B-movie extravaganza!!!
24 September 2001 | by (Jersey City, NJ) – See all my reviews

I don't have much of an opinion on this flick. Because what's there to analyze? Gratuitous violence. Gratuitous gore. Gross-out effects strictly for shock value. Gratuitous nudity and close-ups of big breasts. What we have here is a feminist's nightmare. What we also have is an absolute blast!!!

I'm sure women won't enjoy this as much and will probably b*tch about the overdose of female nudity, but for all you guys who just don't give a damn and just want to kick back and have a good time: You will love this movie!! This is like a mix of Wes Craven and Howard Stern. A supreme guilty pleasure!

I enjoy deep, artistically brilliant films like "American Beauty" and "Magnolia," but there's no reason I can't enjoy a campy, shallow, sleazy horror flick like this. I don't ONLY enjoy these types of flicks, but I can enjoy it as long as it's done in a fun, tongue-in-cheek, unpretentious manner. I just want to get that straight. OK, I'll go on. :)

Dennis Miller provides great comic relief in his lead role. Those who are fans of his schtick should look forward to this movie. The horror sequences, though sometimes cheesy, are great fun to watch. There's a spectacular sequence at the end with excellent usage of the song "Ballroom Blitz." There are other great classics like "All Right Now" and "Jailbreak." That's why I bought the soundtrack. It's awesome!

So this movie fits the "guy flick" stereotype like a glove. If you're not in the mood for excessive violence, gore and female nudity--don't watch this movie! Don't say I didn't warn you.

My score: 7 (out of 10)


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