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Queen of the Damned (2002)

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The vampire Lestat becomes a rock star whose music wakes up the queen of all vampires.

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Maudy (as Megan Dorman)
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Storyline

After many years of sleeping in his coffin, the vampire Lestat awakens only to find that the world has changed and he wants to be a part of it. He gathers a following and becomes a rock star only to find that his music awakens the ancient Queen Akasha and she wants him to become her king... Written by Andrew Main

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The Mother Of All Vampires See more »

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Drama | Fantasy | Horror

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Rated R for vampire violence | See all certifications »

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22 February 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Anne Rice's Queen of the Damned  »

Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,757,535 (USA) (22 February 2002)

Gross:

$30,307,804 (USA) (3 May 2002)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Aaliyah's second (and last) feature film following her role in Romeo Must Die (2000). See more »

Goofs

Shadow of the wire-cam visible on the front-drop of the stage (right of screen) during the overhead zoom into Lestat during the concert. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lestat: [voiceover] There comes a time for every vampire when the idea of eternity becomes momentarily unbearable. Living in the shadows, feeding in the darkness with only your own company to keep, rots into a solitary, hollow existence. Immortality seems like a good idea, until you realize you're going to spend it alone. So I went to sleep, hoping that the sounds of the passing eras would fade out, and a sort of death might happen. But as I lay there, the world didn't sound like the place ...
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Crazy Credits

Dedicated to Aaliyah Dana Haughton 1979 - 2001 See more »


Soundtracks

Change (In the House of Flies)
Written by Chino Moreno (as Camillo Moreno), Chi Cheng (as Chi Cheng), Abe Cunningham and Stephan Carpenter
Performed by Deftones
Courtesy of Maverick Recording Company
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Never see this movie.
23 January 2003 | by (Boston, Massachusetts, USA) – See all my reviews

Not even a score of 1 is low enough for this movie. It is a complete butchering of Anne Rice's masterpiece novel "The Queen of the Damned" which you should read if you haven't already because once you read this book you will realize how bad the movie truly is. In my opinion the only reason it did as well as it did in the theaters is because of all Aaliyah's fans who wanted to come see her last movie. Take my advice stay as far away from this movie as you can get!


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