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Vampires Suck -- Sink your teeth into the Unrated version of the hysterically funny spoof, Vampires Suck -- with more outrageous humor and bloody good fun! A spoof of the popular Twilight franchise, Vampires Suck is a comedy about contemporary teen angst and romance movies. Becca, an angst-ridden teenager at a new high school, finds herself torn between two supernatural suitors: a moody vampire and an extremely hairy werewolf. From the comedy masterminds who brought you Epic Movie and Meet the Spartans and co-starring Ken Jeong (The Hangover), this laugh-out-loud comedy will leave you howling for more!
Vampires Suck -- A spoof of vampire-themed movies, where teenager Becca finds herself torn between two boys. As she and her friends wrestle with a number of different dramas, everything comes to a head at their prom.
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Jenn Proske ... Becca Crane

Matt Lanter ... Edward Sullen

Diedrich Bader ... Frank Crane

Chris Riggi ... Jacob White

Ken Jeong ... Daro

Anneliese van der Pol ... Jennifer

David DeLuise ... Fisherman Sculley

Kelsey Ford ... Iris

Dave Foley ... Principal Smith

Jeff Witzke ... Dr. Carlton

Crista Flanagan ... Eden

Nick Eversman ... Jeremiah

Zane Holtz ... Alex

Stephanie Fischer ... Rosalyn

Michael Hanson ... Rick

Jun Hee Lee ... Derric

Arielle Kebbel ... Rachel

B.J. Britt ... Antoine

Charlie Weber ... Jack

Mike Mayhall ... Nicholas (as Michael Mayhall)

Bradley Dodds ... Salvatore

Emily Brobst ... June

Rett Terrell ... Max

Randal Reeder ... Biker Dude

Leo Fabian ... Gross Bearded Biker
Dana Seltzer ... Gossip Girl (voice)
Krystal Mayo ... Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Amanda Jacobs ... Team Edward Girl (as Mandy Jacobs)
Marissa Cavazos ... Team Jacob Girl #1
Sarah Colbert ... Team Jacob Girl #2

Ryan Glorioso ... Science Teacher

Bryan Philip Cruz ... Chinese Delivery Guy
Adia Garrett ... Mean Girl
Marcelle Baer ... Hot Girl

Alyssa Overbeck ... Trendy Girl

Nick Gomez ... Jacob's Pack #1
Ned Yousef ... Jacob's Pack #2 (as Nedal 'Ned' Yousef)

Rodrigo Lloreda ... Jacob's Pack #3
John Franklin ... Jacob's Pack #4

Celeste Roberts ... Matronly Faculty Member

Greg Washington ... Photographer

Michelle Lang ... Innocent Woman
Valerie Morgan ... Woman in Line
Sara Blanche ... Pretty Blonde

Matthew Warzel ... John
Parker Dash ... Drunken Festival Goer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Michael C. 'Mike' Allen ... Pedestrian (uncredited)

Ike Barinholtz ... Bobby White (uncredited)

Helena Barrett ... Alice (uncredited)
Charlotte Biggs ... Prom Goer (uncredited)
Laine Dubroc ... Prom Picture Guy (uncredited)
Tavaris James Durell ... Prom student (uncredited)

Jude Gavi ... Prom Faculty (uncredited)
Cameron Inman ... Team Edward (uncredited)
Ada Michelle Loridans ... Hustler Dancer (uncredited)
Jonathan O'Rear ... Parade Goer / Student (uncredited)
Heather Brooke Simpson ... Lady Gaga (uncredited)
Sarah Soape ... High School Student (uncredited)
Stephanie Swart ... Team Jacob Girl (uncredited)

Tracy E. Thomas ... Sculptor (uncredited)

Mallory Thompson ... Bikini Girl #1 (uncredited)

Wanetah Walmsley ... Snooki (uncredited)
Chevy White ... Prom Goer (uncredited)

Directed by
Jason Friedberg 
Aaron Seltzer 
Writing credits
Jason Friedberg (written by) &
Aaron Seltzer (written by)

Produced by
Jason Friedberg .... producer
Jerry P. Jacobs .... co-producer
Arnon Milchan .... executive producer
Hal Olofsson .... co-producer
Peter Safran .... producer
Aaron Seltzer .... producer
Original Music by
Christopher Lennertz 
Cinematography by
Shawn Maurer (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Peck Prior 
Casting by
Nancy Foy 
Production Design by
William A. Elliott  (as William Elliott)
Art Direction by
Kevin Hardison 
Set Decoration by
Teresa Visinare 
Costume Design by
Alix Hester 
Makeup Department
Carlton Coleman .... special makeup lab technician
Silvina Knight .... key makeup artist
Michael Moore .... hair department head
Matthew W. Mungle .... special makeup effects designer/creator
Douglas Noe .... makeup department head
Koji Ohmura .... special makeup effects: W.M. Creations
Ebony Star Parson .... makeup artist
Cristina Patterson .... contact lens painter (as Cristina Patterson Ceret)
Richard Redlefsen .... co-key makeup
Arturo Rojas .... key hair stylist
Tommie Strawther .... hair stylist
Shunika Terry .... hair stylist
Production Management
Jennifer Booth .... production supervisor
Jerry P. Jacobs .... unit production manager
David McKimmie .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Keith Adams .... second unit director
David Berke .... second assistant director
John Mattingly .... second second assistant director
Hal Olofsson .... first assistant director
Art Department
Kenneth Brown .... construction buyer
Gloria Hardison Clark .... set dec buyer
Daniel Coe .... construction coordinator
Matthew L. Crowson .... set dresser
Mike De La Vina .... props
Kathleen Kat Holton .... construction buyer
Phillip Joffrion .... set dresser
Twig Leveque .... prop assistant
Robert Lucas .... leadman
Don Miloyevich .... property master
Tianna Mockett .... art department coordinator
Jessica Navran .... sculptor
William Nutt .... on-set greens foreman
Darren Patnode .... on-set dresser
Daniel Ramos .... utility tech
Tracy E. Thomas .... sculptor
David O. Whatley .... sculptor (as Dave Whatley)
Jason Wilson .... foreman
Sound Department
Steve C. Aaron .... production sound mixer
Glynna Grimala .... sound effects editor
Gary A. Hecker .... supervising foley artist
Michael Hertlein .... dialogue editor
Xavier Horan .... supervising sound editor
Adam Jenkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Daniel R. Kerr .... field recordist
Anna MacKenzie .... supervising sound editor
Chris Main .... boom operator
Stefano Mascitti .... synchronization
Greg Steele .... adr mixer
Orest Sushko .... sound re-recording mixer
Jon Title .... sound design editor
Nashia Wachsman .... additional adr
Nashia Wachsman .... dialogue editor
Jared Watt .... sound utility
Greg Zimmerman .... adr recordist
Pedro Jimenez .... trailer re-recording mixer (uncredited)
John Soukup .... sound transfer (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Jason Babin .... special effects technician
Peter Damien .... special effects technician
Jack Lynch .... special effects coordinator
Richard E. Perry .... special effects foreman
Visual Effects by
Jordan Alphonso .... digital compositor: Pixel Magic
John Bavaresco .... animator: Rez-Illusion
Beverly Bernacki .... digital compositor: Rez-Illusion
Madalina Bland .... digital compositor: Rez-Illusion
Chadd B. Cole .... visual effects artist
Carole Cowley .... visual effects producer
Michael Curtis .... digital effects artist
Anthony D'Agostino .... digital compositor: Pixel Magic
Joseph DiValerio .... digital compositor
Jamison Scott Goei .... visual effects supervisor: Rez-Illusion
Jason Gottlieb .... digital compositor: Rez-Illusion
James David Hattin .... compositor
Chris Hopkins .... 3D Matchmover: Rez-Illusion
Maggie Kraisamutr .... digital compositor: Rez-Illusion
Paulina Kuszta .... visual effects coordinator
Vincent Lavares .... data manager: Laser Pacific
Ray McIntyre Jr. .... visual effects supervisor
Derek Meeker .... visual effects coordinator: Rez-Illusion
Ben Mitchell .... 3D matchmover: Rez-Illusion
Brad Moylan .... compositing supervisor: Pixel Magic
Sue Nelson .... digital compositor: Rez-Illusion
Sookie Park .... lead compositor: Rez-Illusion
David Ridlen .... cg animator/lighting
Ray Scalice .... general manager; Pixel Magic
G. Allen Stewart .... compositor
Patrick Trahan .... digital compositor
Norie Varga .... compositor
Norie Varga .... visual effects artist
Dione Wood .... visual effects producer: Pixel Magic FX
Neil Craig .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Allan Toellner .... tracking / paint artist (uncredited)
Tj Austin .... stunt motorcycle rider
Katie Barnett .... stunts (as Katie Mulgrew)
Helena Barrett .... stunt double
John Bernecker .... stunt actor
Emily Brobst .... stunt performer
Trace Cheramie .... stunt rigger
Brian Patrick Collins .... stunt double
Chris Gann .... stunt double: Diedrich Bader
Steven Ho .... stunt double: Ken Jeong
Ralf Koch .... utility stunts
Megan Le .... stunt performer (as Megan Nguyen)
Samuel Le .... head stunt rigger
Samuel Le .... utility stunts
Deven MacNair .... utility stunts
Tom McComas .... stunts
Crystal Michelle .... stunt performer
Audi Resendez .... stunts
Luke Sexton .... stunt double
Mallory Thompson .... stunt double
Boni Yanagisawa .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Donald Akes .... rigging electrician
Patrick Barnes .... remote head technician
Giovanni Bommarito .... grip
Darwin Montana Browne .... key grip
Jacob Bynum .... second assistant camera
Scott Calcagno .... electrician
Andrew Jason Clark .... grip
Duane Cooper .... b dolly grip
Larry Cottrill .... balloon light tech
Keith B. Davis .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Andrew Degnan .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Ferdinand Duplantier Jr. .... rigging gaffer
Travis Elkins .... rigging electrician
Brouke Franklin .... additional first assistant camera
Dan Furst .... video assist operator
Tonja Greenfield .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Greg Harris .... lighting technician
Stan Hoyt .... rigging electrician
Ryosuke Kawanaka .... second assistant camera
Michael Kelem .... aerial director of photography
Jeremy Launais .... gaffer
Chris Leidholdt .... rigging key grip
Kevin Lippincott .... best boy rigging electric
Greg Lomas .... dolly grip
Luis Lopez DeVictoria .... camera operator: "b" camera
Chris Lovely .... grip
Alan Markfield .... still photographer
Jon McGinty .... lighting technician
Jerone A. Ordon Sr. .... grip
Robert Owen .... lighting technician
Domenic Pacino .... rigging gang boss
Nancy Piraquive .... film loader
Ahmad Powell .... electrician (as Ahmad Big Thirsty Powell)
Justin Seyb .... grip
Stephanie Sousa .... electrician
Tim Speed .... best boy electric
Matt Stenerson .... first assistant camera
Shawn Torge .... electrician
Aaron Toups .... rigging grip
Taylor Vohs .... grip
Alex Willson .... lighting technician
Marvin Wright .... rigging electrician
Casting Department
Andrei Constantinescu .... casting associate
Jay DeFelice .... extras casting coordinator
Ryan Glorioso .... location casting
Bryan Riley .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Myeshea Baker .... set costumer
Donna Chance .... key set costumer
Caryn Frankenfield .... set costumer
Eileen Gonzales .... costume assistant
Vanessa Grayson .... costumes assistant
Frances Jacques-LeCompte .... tailor/seamstress (as Frances LeCompte)
Mara Majorowicz .... set costumer
Faye Sevilla .... costume supervisor
Rodney Williamson .... set costumer
Margaret Wren .... costume assistant
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Miguel Calvento .... editorial production assistant
Valance Eisleben .... digital conform editor
Jason Gourson .... first assistant editor
Ryan Helsley .... digital intermediate producer
Tim Maxwell .... digital transfer
Harry Muller .... color timer
Mike Sowa .... digital intermediate colorist
Steven Trapani .... assistant editor
Anthony Motta .... dailies operator (uncredited)
Music Department
The Budapest Symphony Orchestra .... score music performed by
Robert Gulya .... music recording director
Dave Jordan .... music supervisor
Aaron Kaplan .... musician: guitar
Michael T. Ryan .... supervising music editor
Dénes Rédly .... recording engineer
Drew Silverstein .... scoring coordinator
Nick Stoubis .... guitar
Nick Stoubis .... soundtrack music
Rebekah Touma .... music coordinator
Géza Török .... conductor
Jeff Vaughn .... score mixer
Jojo Villanueva .... music supervisor
Corey Allen Jackson .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Keith Beard .... driver: honeywagon
Greg Faucett .... transportation coordinator
Bart Figueiredo .... dot compliance
Gary L. Horton .... driver
Aaron D. Moore .... driver: directors trailer
Beverly Reeves .... driver
James Yeates .... transportation captain
Other crew
Jody Blose .... script supervisor
Samantha Bonilla .... accounting clerk
Aaron T. Brown .... production assistant
Jane Bulmer .... assistant: Mr. Milchan
Erica Callais .... assistant: Mr. Jacobs
Sean Carville .... first assistant accountant
Mona Coulter .... travel agent
Christopher Crouch .... production secretary
Crystal Dallas .... key craft service
Christopher Dickerson .... additional production assistant
Kevin Gaspard .... location assistant
Will Greenfield .... production coordinator
Bo Harris .... production assistant
Letitia Hoaas .... set teacher
Amber Dawn Landrum .... lead stand in
Andre Le .... key assistant location manager
Kimberlee Lucas .... second assistant accountant
Mokym Major .... body double
Lisa Mall .... production assistant
Patrick McBride .... office production assistant (as Patrick Tollett)
Shaun M. McGovern .... production accountant
Gregory McNamara .... location scout
John A. Metoyer .... assistant location manager
Ian D. Navran .... assistant production coordinator
Steve Newman .... unit publicist
Siobhan O'Brien .... clearance coordinator
Jonathan O'Rear .... stand-in
Rachel Perez .... set production assistant: basecamp
Edward Poveda .... payroll accountant
Citlali Quintana .... office production assistant
Johnnie Ruth Richey .... travel coordinator
Scott Schaffer .... product placement coordinator
Bryan Smiley .... assistant: Mr. Milchan
Jack St. Martin .... assistant: Mr. Safran
Alexis Tippin .... second assistant accountant
Angelo Vacco .... voice actor
Anna Vogt .... production assistant
Jennifer Williamson .... production assistant
Daryl Wilsford .... location assistant
Kenny Yates .... assistant: Messrs. Friedberg & Seltzer
Courtney Shay Young .... choreographer
Jose A. Alfonzo .... title designer (uncredited)
Tony McCullough .... photo double: Mr Bador (uncredited)
Nashia Wachsman .... dailies coordinator (uncredited)
James Wetuski .... photo double (uncredited)

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Rated PG-13 for crude sexual content, comic violence, language and teen partying
82 min
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Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Canada:14A (Alberta/Manitoba) | Canada:PG (British Columbia) | Canada:PG (Ontario) (original rating) | Canada:14A (Ontario) (re-rating) | Canada:G (Quebec) | France:U (with warning) | Germany:12 | Germany:12 (extended cut) | Ireland:12A | Italy:T | Malaysia:PG-13 | Peru:14 | Philippines:R-13 (MTRCB) | Poland:12 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:NC-16 | Singapore:PG13 (edited TV version) | South Korea:15 | Spain:7 | Sweden:11 | UK:12A (cut) | UK:15 (uncut) (video release) | USA:PG-13 (certificate #46240)

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Crew or equipment visible: When Alice is climbing out of the hole, someone throws a cell phone in her face. The hand of the person throwing the phone appears briefly on the right side of the screen.See more »
Becca Crane:I used to live with my Mom. Now, she's always on the road because she started doing some pro golfer.
[Pulls out a magazine with Tiger Woods on the front]
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71 out of 123 people found the following review useful.
Further proof why Jason Friedberg and Andy Seltzer should stop making movies, 21 August 2010
Author: DonFishies from Canada

Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer are the single worst filmmakers currently working in the realm of mainstream cinema. This pair of writers/directors is responsible for single-handedly destroying the parody genre. I consider their third film, Meet the Spartans, to be the single worst movie of the last decade – one which gave us a dozen well known and lesser known treasures by Uwe Boll. But where Boll shows ambition and dare I say, "style", Friedberg and Seltzer exhibit laziness and a lack of purpose. These two hacks throw in dated pop culture references and steal the work of others, and seem to get away with calling it comedy.

It is funny to note then that their first movie in two years, Vampires Suck, is a parody riffing on the Twilight series. The duo gleefully crib from Twilight and New Moon, providing us with the tale of new girl Becca (Jenn Proske) who falls in love with the vampire Edward (Matt Lanter), and all the problems that come with their newfound romance.

My immediate question, before even beginning to try and discuss this waste of time, is why did Friedberg and Seltzer ever think it was a good idea to make a parody of the Twilight series? The films are unintentionally hilarious as it is. And True Blood has been on for three seasons now, and for all intents and purposes, it is merely a darkly satirical and much more adult version of Twilight. So right off the bat, these two brilliant minds are mining at something that has already been done. I guess it was money, but who would knowingly believe Twilight fans would rush out to see a movie bashing their beloved franchise much less the haters who would not be caught dead seeing the film as it is?

It just seems overly baffling to me, what could possibly have made anyone think this film is a good idea. It recycles the unintentional jokes from the series, and packages them in a way that either rips them off lightly or just come off as not being anywhere near as funny as they were before. I chuckled at a few parts here and there, but they were only mild chuckles. There is nothing inherently funny or stands out as being hilarious at any given point in the film. Perhaps Friedberg and Seltzer are laughing – but no one else is laughing with them. I had the good fortune of not having to see this movie in a theatre, but I can imagine the film's showings are silent enough that the filmgoers can hear the projector whirling more than they can hear anyone laughing.

I will give credit however in the fact that unlike their previous atrocities and crimes against cinema-goers all over the world, Vampires Suck does not deviate from its riffing of the Twilight. Characters still make dated pop culture references (is anyone in five years even going to remember The Kardashians? I barely know who they are now), but no one from other films is just thrown into the film at random. The film never stops to suddenly jump into making fun of another film or franchise (outside of a total throwaway blink-and-you-will-miss-it gag involving Alice from Alice in Wonderland). It stays consistent throughout, and to me, suggests a minor development of maturity on the parts of the filmmakers. Or of course, they realized there was nowhere they could possibly throw someone like Justin Bieber or Cobb from Inception, and not confuse the audience even more than they like already are.

But this consistency comes with a price. Instead of whipping by, the film runs at an incredibly slow pace. I fell asleep twice, and somehow barely missed anything. They do a fairly nifty job of condensing the first two films, but it seems like they did not do nearly enough editing and whittling down. The film easily could have felt a lot faster paced, but it stalls a bit too much in almost every scene. And for a film that runs less than eighty minutes, it speaks a lot for what these two filmmakers were trying to accomplish or even what they wanted to show. If they cannot answer that simple question to the filmgoing public, then what is the point of even making movies in the first place?

You will need to sift through the increasing amount of junk and waste in Vampires Suck, but Proske is actually fairly good in her role (her acting debut, sadly). She has the Kristen Stewart impression and mannerisms down perfectly, and she almost came off as a better Bella than Stewart ever has. She also has a commanding aura about her, which suggests she is in store for much greater work in the future. As long as she runs away from everyone involved here, I am sure she can prove this soon enough. Unlike her, no one else even remotely stands out or is even half decent in the cast (Ken Jeong and Diedrich Bader go to complete waste in supporting roles). They all just go through the motions, and are just as lazy and half-assed as everyone else. But then, why should they bother if the filmmakers do not even try?

Despite being a lot more balanced than any of their brethren, Vampires Suck is still an awful and truly unfunny film that only further proves the point that Friedberg and Seltzer need to stop making movies. Even with a great lead, they still manage to botch the making of this film and still suffer from many of the problems their earlier films were plagued by. Years from now, will anyone even remember these films? Better yet, will anyone want to remember these films?


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