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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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Storyline

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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$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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In early stages of development, Heath Ledger was considered for the role of Jerry, but he passed away in January of 2008. 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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An amazing horror-comedy movie.
15 August 2012 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

Imagine that your next door neighbor was a blood dripping vampire who wanted to kill you? It's scary, isn't it? But it's funny too. This is what Fright Night is. An exciting horror-comedy, remake of the 1985 film of the same name. Directed by Craig Gillespie, it stars Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, David Tennant and Toni Collette among many others. Set in a beautiful suburb of Las Vegas the movie follows the story of Charlie, a teenager who is having trouble with his mysterious (and vicious) next door neighbor. The story goes on with the protagonists trying to survive from the teeth of the mighty vampire who has spread the calamity to their town. The actors give an outstanding performance in their roles and the film's atmosphere is fascinating as it gets you directly into the 'horror mood'. All in all, Fright Night is an enthralling humorous thriller that pays homage to vampire films and entertains the viewer with it's black humor and suspenseful moments. 10/10


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