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Vampires (1998)

R  |   |  Action, Horror, Thriller  |  30 October 1998 (USA)
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A vengeful vampire slayer must retrieve an ancient Catholic relic that, should it be acquired by vampires, will allow them to endure sunlight.

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Storyline

The church has long known that vampires exist. However, it is discovered that a group of vampires are searching for a powerful doom for mankind. The Vatican then secretly enlists a team of vampire-hunters, led by Jack Crow, to hunt down and destroy the vampires before they find the crucifix. Written by <jculver@gonzaga.edu>

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The blood confrontation of the ages is about to begin. See more »


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

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30 October 1998 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,106,497 (USA) (30 October 1998)

Gross:

ESP 538,519,210 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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There are also similarities to the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997). They use similar terms like slayers and a Master vampire. See more »

Goofs

During the fight with the masters at the Spanish mission, one of the monks goes flying into a ladder against the wall. The harness he is wearing can be seen when his robe flies up. See more »

Quotes

Jack Crow: [after interogating the padre and getting him to confess] Your a good man padre... welcome to the team.
Father Adam Guiteau: [broken] May God forgive me.
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References From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) See more »

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Padre's Wood
Written by Brad Wilson
Performed by Stone
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Western People
16 October 2000 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I know so many people went into this movie thinking "John Carpenter" + "Vampires" = horror filk. As many have commented it's not terrifying in the least because it's not supposed to be. This movie is a Western, plain and simple. Look at it this way and it's a helluva lot more fun and understandable.


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