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Vamp (1986)

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Two fraternity pledges travel to a sleazy bar in search of a stripper for their college friends, unaware it is occupied by vampires.

Director:

Richard Wenk

Writers:

Donald P. Borchers (story), Richard Wenk (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Makepeace ... Keith
Sandy Baron ... Vic
Robert Rusler ... AJ
Dedee Pfeiffer ... Allison / Amaretto
Gedde Watanabe ... Duncan
Grace Jones ... Katrina
Billy Drago ... Snow
Brad Logan Brad Logan ... Vlad
Lisa Lyon Lisa Lyon ... Cimmaron
Jim Boyle Jim Boyle ... Fraternity Leader
Larry Spinak Larry Spinak ... Student
Eric Welch Eric Welch ... Student
Stuart Rogers Stuart Rogers ... Student
Gary Swailes Gary Swailes ... Sock Salesman
Ray Ballard Ray Ballard ... Coffee Shop Proprietor
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Storyline

Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar looking for strippers to entertain their college friends. They have problems with transportation, Biker gangs, and worst of all, the staff of the bar, all of whom seem to be vampires, with Grace Jones playing the head vampire. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The first kiss could be your last. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 July 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El club del terror See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,187,458, 20 July 1986, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$4,941,117
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Katrina's vampire makeup is based off of Pris from Blade Runner (1982). See more »

Goofs

After the car spins around when the drive into the city, the view from inside the car shows they are on the right side of the road. When the view changes to show the side of the car, they are stopped in the road on the left side of the road near the curb. See more »

Quotes

Allison: Aren't we jumpy tonight!
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Crazy Credits

There is a statement in the closing credits: "Any similarities to persons living, dead, or undead is purely coincidental!" See more »

Connections

Featured in One of Those Nights: The Making of 'Vamp' (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Domestic #1 & #2
(The Donna Reed Show Theme)
Written by William Loose & John Seely (as John Seeley)
Courtesy of Capitol Production Music
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Underrated horror-comedy made with wit and style
20 May 1999 | by barfly99See all my reviews

Despite the presence of the ludicrous Grace Jones, this is an amusing and cleverly made vampire comedy. It will strike some at first as just another dumb college caper flick, but it's weird visuals and genuinely funny moments puts it into a different and altogether superior category. Most of the film is set at night, in and around a sinister strip-club, and the pink and green neon lighting is quite unlike anything you've ever seen in a movie before. Furthermore the brilliantly constructed final shot as the credits roll is a very satisfying conclusion. Story-wise it is quite stupid, but there's more than enough frights and one-liners to keep it moving along.


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