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Modern Vampires (1998)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Romance  |  7 May 1999 (Spain)
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A borderline fascistic Dr. Van Helsing unwittingly hires crack smoking gang-bangers to pursue the decadent vampires who secretly control Hollywood and the United States.



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Comedy | Horror | Romance

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Rated R for vampire violence and gore, sexuality, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 May 1999 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

The Revenant  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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Modern Vampires is a darkly comic social satire, not a straight-ahead vampire movie. Due to the way film was marketed, some unsuspecting viewers, thinking they were going to see a straight-ahead vampire film, may not have gotten what they expected. See more »


When they pull up in front of the club to celebrate Dallas's return to LA, the license plate on the car is for Florida. See more »


Nico: I never knew vampires could do sex.
Dallas: That's a myth. With a good commercial lubricant we could go for hours.
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References Blacula (1972) See more »


from "The Four Seasons"
By Antonio Vivaldi
Arranged by Charlotte Georg (as Lee Ashley)
Published by Software Music (BMI)
Courtesy of OGM/Ole Georg Music
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clearing the air a tad..
2 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

Personally I think this movie is a riot.. =] I first saw it in San Francisco when it was being screened in an artsy movie house as "Revenant".

It isn't remotely meant to be serious.. in fact it is the campiest movie I've seen in quite awhile! I would think that any fan of Mystery Science Theater 3000 would enjoy this style of cinema. It has more of a "B" movie vibe, more like "Eight legged freaks", "Hedwig and the Angry Inch", or "Pricilla Queen of the Desert". It has quite a few familiar faces too, and of course Casper's butt is always a welcome site.. ::smirk::

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