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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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Count Dracula is in L.A., running a hideous club scene, and he's angry that a rogue vampire, posing as a streetwalker, is slashing. He's also unhappy that Dallas, a youthful undead and former protégé, is in town. The rogue slasher, Nico, serendipitously picks Dallas as a victim; after discovering each other's nature, they become lovers. In fear of the Count, Dallas's coterie urges him to kill Nico, but he refuses. Meanwhile, a Viennese vampire hunter, Van Helsing, arrives in L.A. and hires the Crips to help him. They're soon following Nico and Dallas. When they capture her, Dallas wants to deal: spare Nico and he'll lead the hunters to Dracula. It's time for stake and bake. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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

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7 May 1999 (Spain)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Casper Van Dien did the bulk of his own stunts. See more »

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At the end of the movie, when the gang is shooting the vampires at the nightclub, Time Bomb is shown shooting with two semiautomatic pistols, yet the slides were back, indicating that the guns were out of bullets. See more »

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Dallas: So, what's your name
Nico: Why do you give a shit what my name is?
Dallas: Aren't you aware I'm a cop?
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References Blacula (1972) See more »

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Blood Bath
By Ira Dorsey, Raheem Petterson and Steve Pitts
Performed by The Dayton Family
Published by Dope Dayton Ave./Bootleg Publishing/Pitts Publishing (BMI)
Administered by Poor Man Publishing (BMI)
Courtesy of Relativity Records
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hilarious
22 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie is a hilarious satire of vampire lore. Anyone into Evil Dead 2 or Army of Darkness should appreciate this flick. Anyone who thinks they are a vampire will most likely be offended. Very original in content and way ahead of its time. Like Spider Baby, this is sure to be an underground classic.


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