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Vampires: The Turning -- A young American kickboxer in Thailand joins up with a group of vampire slayers - some vampire and some human - in order to rescue his kidnapped girlfriend from Kiran, a vampire warlord awoken by a solar eclipse.
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Director:
Writers (WGA):
D.B. Farmer (written by) and
Andy Hurst (written by)
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Release Date:
2 January 2005 (USA) See more »
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From the one ... Came the many. See more »
Plot:
An American muay-thai fighter in Thailand must join forces with a group of vampire hunters to track down and kill a vampire lord who has kidnapped his gilfriend. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Terrible Screenplay and Direction See more (29 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Colin Egglesfield ... Connor

Stephanie Chao ... Sang

Roger Yuan ... Kiko

Patrick Bauchau ... Raines
Dom Hetrakul ... Niran

Meredith Monroe ... Amanda
Nophand Boonyai ... Suwan
Jarun Petchjaren ... Moo
Chakapan Ponyong ... Slayer #1
Panu Niamchompoo ... Slayer #2
Sira Kuankaew ... Slayer #3
Arucchaporn Satesh ... Old Woman
Kamonmarn Chuachai ... Receptionist
Kasama Nissaipan ... Thai Policeman
Sakon Palvanichakul ... Tuk Tuk Driver
Tharinee Songkiatthana ... Young Dancer
David Ismalone ... Boxer
Komkrib Wongpiroug ... Boxer
Naraekorn Chuay-Ngarn ... Song Nang
Chumphae Chuchuen ... Song Nang (as Chumphae Choochuen)
Arkanay Boonsong ... Song Nang
Wichian Seeyongyod ... Song Nang
Kochakorn Wongkitisopon ... Song Nang (as Kochakorn Wongkitisophon)
Sombut Wanatanom ... Vampire Biker
Boonma Lompol ... Vampire Biker
Pongdes Meekela ... Vampire Biker
Nares Mansee ... Vampire Biker
Surasak Srirattana ... Vampire Biker
Supichai Khonjan ... Vampire Biker (as Supichai Khonchan)
Narongsak Thongmee ... Vampire Biker
Srisa Sonthirod ... Vampire Biker
Pailin Putta ... Vampire Biker
Ruedej Ladphanna ... Vampire Biker
Suksun Hongwongpaisan ... Vampire Biker
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Don Thai Theerathada ... Suwan (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Marty Weiss 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
D.B. Farmer (written by) and
Andy Hurst (written by)

Produced by
J.S. Cardone .... executive producer
Scott Einbinder .... producer
Carol Kottenbrook .... producer
Russell D. Markowitz .... co-producer (as Russ Markowitz)
 
Original Music by
Tim Jones 
 
Cinematography by
Geoffrey Hall (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Scott Conrad 
 
Art Direction by
Arin 'Aoi' Pinijvararak  (as Arin Pinijvararak)
 
Costume Design by
Amanda Friedland 
 
Makeup Department
Tanaporn Aranyaputi .... key hair stylist
Watana Garum .... key makeup artist
Piyathida Phorung .... assistant hair stylist
Vasit Suchitta .... prosthetic makeup artist
Makoree Waekaji .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Chris Lowenstein .... unit production manager
Panyawadee Sangchai .... production supervisor
Dylan Tarason .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sholto J. Roeg .... first assistant director
Inthira Sawantrat .... second assistant director
Charlie Sungkawess .... first assistant director: Thailand
 
Art Department
Sorayuk Mookleemas .... assistant property master
Prachya Pitapho .... foreman
Suwimon Sakaew .... art runner
Taweewong Taweepases .... property master
 
Sound Department
John Boyd .... sound re-recording mixer
Anita Cannella .... foley artist
Paul Clark .... sound mixer
Lee de Lang .... sound effects editor
Paula Fairfield .... sound designer
Paula Fairfield .... supervising sound editor
Russell Farmarco .... adr editor
Russell Farmarco .... adr supervisor
Christopher Harvengt .... adr supervisor
Wayne Heitman .... sound re-recording mixer
Matthew Hill .... sound assistant
Amy Kane .... foley artist
Howard London .... adr mixer
Carla Murray .... sound effects designer
Carla Murray .... sound effects editor
Andy Potvin .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Jill Purdy .... dialogue editor
Nathan Robitaille .... sound effects editor
Carmine Rubino .... foley mixer
Annie Shih .... sound department assistant
Brian Smith .... adr mixer
David Weisberg .... adr mixer
Chris Winter .... sound assistant (as Christopher Winter)
Ben Wyatt .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Kevin Rogan .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Steve Cindoyan .... digital compositor
Robyn Crane-Campbell .... digital compositor (as Robyn Campbell)
Derry Frost .... director of production: Amalgamated Pixels
Mallory Gonzalez .... optical lineup
Martin Hall .... digital compositor
Rob Meyers .... visual effects
Roger Mocenigo .... digital compositor: Amalgamated Pixels
Michael Morreale .... executive producer: Amalgamated Pixels Inc.
Doug Nogle .... optical camera
Jeremy Oddo .... visual effects
Phillip Palousek .... visual effects coordinator
Philip Sisk .... compositor
Mike Uguccioni .... digital compositor
Dan Wanket .... visual effects (as Daniel E. Wanket)
 
Stunts
Dean Alexandrou .... stunt double: Colin Egglesfield
Alexandra Bradley .... stunt double
David Ismalone .... stunts
Seng Kawee .... stunt coordinator (as Kawee Sirikhaneerut)
Supoi Khaowwong .... assistant stunt coordinator
Daniel Patrick O'Neill .... stunt double (as Daniel O'Neill)
Djamil Talbin .... stunts
Jimmy Lui .... fight trainer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Anusorn Anantarat .... gaffer
Mahannop Intrikasith .... key grip
Rittikorn Manonom .... first assistant camera
Richie Moore .... camera operator (as Rich B. Moore Jr.)
Richie Moore .... director of photography: second unit (as Rich B. Moore Jr.)
Ken Rudolph .... title photographer
Somsak Srisawat .... Steadicam operator
 
Casting Department
Ferne Cassel .... casting: Los Angeles
Gina Garcia .... casting associate
Jeff Mitchell .... casting: New York
Jennifer Rudolph .... casting: New York
Mike Zent .... casting reader
 
Editorial Department
Tim Board .... assistant editor
John Burkhart .... assistant editor
John Burkhart .... assistant editor
Daniel Manus .... post-production coordinator
Mato .... color timer
 
Music Department
James T. Sale .... orchestrator
Sharon Smith .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Oliver Ackermann .... transportation coordinator
Nattinee Buapong .... transportation assistant
Pawin Chantanimi .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Saverina Allevato .... script supervisor
Tongsuk Apiruksub .... tax accountant
Itthipon Chainapong .... production assistant
Nuchanart Chareonsontichai .... production secretary
Thomas Cobb .... title designer
Eileen M. Dennis .... first assistant accountant (as Eileen Dennis)
Phongtada Durham .... assistant location manager
Marjorie Ergas .... production coordinator: Thailand
Laura Forrest .... travel services provided by
Piyaporn Indageha .... assistant to line producer
Amanda Johns .... assistant production coordinator: Los Angeles
Pornpan Jormsak .... production coordinator (as Pornpan Jormsak)
Arthit Kimakhom .... assistant to producers
Scott Major .... IT manager
Maeve Mannion .... production accountant
Daniel Manus .... production coordinator
Andrew Perry .... location manager
Napatcha Pochaiya .... cashier
Phattana Sansumran .... key set production assistant
Don Thai Theerathada .... voice-over (as Don Tai)
Natthawan Uapahurat .... production accountant
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for violence and brief sexuality
Runtime:
84 min
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Trivia:
Vampires (1998) director John Carpenter was listed as Executive Producer in early publicity material for this film. However his name does not appear on the final credits, instead replaced by J.S. Cardone.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Amanda is bitten in the alleyway you can see the end of the tube where the fake blood is pumped from and the line of blood from it as the Vampire pulls back, it is then visible again when he goes to take another bite.See more »
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13 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Terrible Screenplay and Direction, 13 December 2005
Author: Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

In Thailand, the Americans Connor (Colin Egglesfield) and his girlfriend Amanda (Meredith Monroe) quarrel in a Muay-Thai fight, and Amanda leaves Connor alone. She asks the direction of the hotel to a stranger, indeed the mean vampire Niran (Don Hetrakul), and she is bitten and kidnapped by his gang of evil vampires in motorcycles. Connor joins to a clan of "good" vampires leaded by Sang (Stephanie Chao), trying to save Amanda from the claws of Niran.

I expected that "Vampires: The Turning" were a good movie. The locations and the cinematography are beautiful; the very heavy music score is excellent; Stephanie Chao is gorgeous and attractive; but unfortunately, the screenplay and the director are terrible and the very loose costume of Meredith Monroe does not help her fallen breasts. The story is very short, and the unknown Marty Weiss uses long scenes with motorcycle race, fights and boring flashbacks to complete a minimum running time for film. My vote is four.

Title (Brazil): "Vampiros: A Conversão" ("Vampires: The Conversion")

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