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Fright Night (2011)

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After a new neighbor moved into the house next door, Charley discovers that he is an ancient vampire and goes in search for the help of Peter Vincent, a famous "vampire killer" to save his neighborhood from the creature.

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A remake of the 1985 original, teenager Charley Brewster (Yelchin) guesses that his new neighbor Jerry Dandrige (Farrell) is a vampire responsible for a string of recent deaths. When no one he knows believes him, he enlists Peter Vincent (Tennant), a self proclaimed vampire killer and Las Vegas magician, to help him take down Jerry. Written by Anonymous

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You can't run from evil when it lives next door.

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Comedy | Horror

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Rated R for bloody horror violence, and language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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19 August 2011 (USA)  »

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Noche de miedo  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,114,388 (USA) (19 August 2011)

Gross:

$18,298,649 (USA) (4 November 2011)
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Trivia

The props department included many Doctor Who (2005) references into the Peter Vincent apartment set (for example, Gallifreyan writing - the Doctor's native language - on certain items), as a homage to actor David Tennant, who was playing Peter Vincent and previously played the Tenth Doctor. The majority of these references are not visible to the audience. See more »

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In opening scene when commercial for Peter Vincent's is playing, Charlie can be seen in background as footage from their meeting is rehashed for the commercial. See more »

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Announcer: Defy reason. Defy everything you know. A mind blowing experience of the occult and supernatural. Peter Vincent. A magical tour de force. Peter Vincent. Welcome to Fright Night. Onstage at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
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Featured in Conan: The Decline of Dee Klein (2011) See more »

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Real Hosewives of New Jersey Opening Theme
Written by Craig Sharmat
Performed by Craig Sharmat
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Best Horror Remake I've seen in a LONG time
24 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like most of the reviewers posting on here, I was a big fan of the original that came out my freshman year in college, and when I heard that yet another 80's movie was being remade, I immediately thought of the new Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street, both of which fell FAR short of the originals. This one is MUCH better. It stays true to the original, and the movie is paced fairly quickly. A great scene is a cool cameo appearance by the original Jerry Dandridge, Chris Sarandon, although this time he is on the other side of the fangs. The setting in the decimated real estate market of Las Vegas was an excellent thought, and makes the movie quite believable and more entertaining. The only disappointment, and it is a small one, is the new Amy is not nearly as scary as a Vampire as the original one was. This film has excellent modern touches to bring it up to date. Well done!


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