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Fright Night Part 2 (1988)

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Charley Brewster and Peter Vincent must face more vampires, out for revenge.

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Tommy Lee Wallace

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Tom Holland (characters), Tim Metcalfe | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roddy McDowall ... Peter Vincent
William Ragsdale ... Charley Brewster
Traci Lind ... Alex (as Traci Lin)
Julie Carmen ... Regine Dandridge
Jon Gries ... Louie (as Jonathan Gries)
Russell Clark ... Belle
Brian Thompson ... Bozworth
Merritt Butrick ... Richie
Ernie Sabella ... Dr. Harrison
Matt Landers ... Mel
Josh Richman Josh Richman ... Fritzy
Karen Anders Karen Anders ... Mrs. Stern
Rochelle Ashana ... Art Major
Blair Tefkin Blair Tefkin ... Bernice
Alexander Folk ... Sergeant
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Storyline

Charley Brewster, the impressionable teenager, reluctantly comes to terms with the freakishly improbable events that scarred his adolescence, convincing himself that the undead creatures of the night were only figments of his imagination. Three years later and after countless sessions of therapy, Charley carefully stays away from his former vampire-slaying companion, Peter Vincent, however, when a motley crew of oddballs led by the cryptic Regine come to town, suddenly, Charley's past creeps up on him to haunt him. Is history repeating itself? Written by Nick Riganas

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 May 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fright Night Part II See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$548,231, 21 May 1989, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,983,784
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Vista Organization See more »
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Roddy McDowall and director Tommy Lee Wallace had an unpleasant lunch with Live Entertainment chairman Jose Menendez to discuss the film's distribution and marketing, and later the same evening the exec was slaughtered by his sons, Lyle Menendez and Erik Menendez. As news of the murders swirled around Hollywood the next morning, McDowall phoned Wallace and cracked, "Well, I didn't do it. Did you?" See more »

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At the end when Bozworth (Brian Thompson) gets killed by getting his belly ripped by Belle's (Russel Klark) fingernails you can clearly see that he's a dummy. See more »

Quotes

Alex: I have a class at 7:00.
Charley Brewster: People actually attend class at 7 in the morning? It's inhumane, it's anti-American.
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Louie, Louie
Written and performed by Richard Berry
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Second bite in the right direction! "Welcome to Fright Night for the last time"
20 November 2002 | by Insomniac_moviefanSee all my reviews

"FRIGHT NIGHT II" is a great sequel to one of the best Vampire movies ever. The original "FRIGHT NIGHT" has to be the best Vampire movie of the 80's, and that helped the late 80's release of part II succeed.

Charlie Brewster is back ,this time he's not a geek anymore and he has a new and hot girlfriend, but he denies the existence of vampires. That's his main problem because vampires couldn't me more alive this time around! Everything is going alright in Charlie's life until he meets Regine. Regine is the kind of woman that every man would like to have in their home: she's hot, sensual, and she knows how to be sexy. Now, there's a little problem with her: She's a vampire, and she wants to take revenge for her brother's death. Unknown to Charlie, Regine is Jerry Dandridge's sister and now he has to pay for Jerry's death. The same thread goes for Mr. Peter Vincent "The Vampire Killer" who helped Charlie in the previous film.

Charlie and Mr. Vincent team up again for a second and last time in a deadly battle against vampires... Unlike in the original "FRIGHT NIGHT", this time they are ready and they have no fear for vampires.

FRIGHT NIGHT II is a great vampire/horror movie. In some moments, you can feel the spirit of the original FRIGHT NIGHT, and that makes this movie better. A rolling skater vampire, a vampire that eats insects, and some Evil Ed style weirdo are present to irritate Charlie and Mr. Vincent before they face the sexy (but deadly) Regine Dandridge in the last FRIGHT NIGHT battle.

The ending is great, I won't give away it but you have to check it out carefully. Peter Vincent's last scene is stuff for legend, and he's still the best Vampire Killer in a movie. Check out this movie with high expectations, it won't disappoint you.


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