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Modern Vampires (1998)

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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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They're ridding the world of Bloodsuckers See more »

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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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7 May 1999 (Spain)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Rod Steiger was director Richard Elfman's first and only choice to play Van Helsing. See more »

Goofs

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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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 Siskel & Ebert (1986) See more »

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Big Red Rocket of Love
By James C. Heath
Performed by The Reverend Horton Heat
Published by Horton House Publishing
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Special Markets
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kudos
21 January 2003 | by (Dallas, Tx.) – See all my reviews

This is another great take from director Richard Elfman who finds a quirky view on an otherwise overplayed subject. Yes, another vampire movie but get ready to see it in a different light, or dark, with strange characters and an even stranger outcome. If you're a fan of vampires, CHECK THIS ONE OUT!


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