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Fright Night (2011)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  19 August 2011 (USA)
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A teenager suspects that his new neighbor is a vampire.

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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)

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

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$18,298,649 (USA) (4 November 2011)
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When Charley bluffs his way onto the set of Peter Vincent's Fright Night show, the music heard playing over the rehearsal is from Henning Lohner's score for 2005 vampire film _Bloodrayne (2005)_. See more »

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Charley's motorcycle is a Honda "XL250S" which is a four stroke, but the engine we hear is a two stroke. See more »

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[first lines]
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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Remake of Fright Night (1985) See more »

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Pumped Up Kicks
Written by Mark Foster
Performed by Foster the People
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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"Really?" "Seriously?" Drivel teen-talk of today
6 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Am I the only one who is noticing the "epic" overuse of saying "really" and "seriously" as though you've just heard the most f*****g shocking thing in the world? It's so overused in culture today that I throw up a little every time I hear it and this movie had an abundance. Also, any remake that has Jerry f'n Dandridge uttering the line "Do me a solid" should come with a free round of shock treatment so I can forget what the hell I just heard. Hey, thanks also for turning Peter Vincent, made famous by Roddy McDowall, into a carbon copy of Russel Brand. Jesus Christ people are getting dumber by the minute in Hollywood. Another pointless remake to capitalize on 3D technology, which will be forgotten in a few years time, along with this movie.


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