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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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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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Fantasy | Horror | Music

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Rated R for vampire violence | See all certifications »

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22 February 2002 (USA)  »

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Anne Rice's Queen of the Damned  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$176,168 (Japan) (11 October 2002)

Gross:

$690,809 (Japan) (25 October 2002)
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Trivia

The concert scenes are set in Death Valley, California, but were actually filmed in Werribee, Australia. See more »

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The girl playing young Jesse has bright blue-grayish eyes, but older Jesse seemingly has brown eyes. 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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Dedicated to Aaliyah Dana Haughton 1979 - 2001 See more »

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Features MTV News: The Week in Rock (1987) See more »

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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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Perfect film!!!
14 April 2002 | by (Wales) – See all my reviews

i think that Queen of the Damned is the best film i have seen in ages. i love the way Stuart Townsend is portraide as Lestat, especially with him wearing tight pvc clothing. Even if you're not the vampire type, you have to go to see it because Stuart Townsend is soooo gorgeous in all that make-up, lush! overall i think it is a brilliant film and all the make-up, special effects and sets are fantastic! It all creates the atmosphere of danger and evil, once again, fantastic!


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