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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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More than a sequel, it's a scream. See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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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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Production Co:

Vista Organization See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

After he landed the role of Richie, Merritt Butrick was diagnosed with AIDS, which was considered an instant-death-sentence in those days. He wanted to do the movie before he died and was candid with the crew about his health, since little was known about how the disease was transferred. Great precautions were taken to ensure that the vampire fangs wouldn't actually prick his skin and draw blood. See more »

Goofs

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

[Louie has just attacked Charley and Alex.]
Charley Brewster: That was *not* group hypnosis!
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Connections

References Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) See more »

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Louie, Louie
Written and performed by Richard Berry
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Definitely polished for a vampire movie...
11 May 2003 | by stuffpuppetSee all my reviews

We are all being made aware lately that the sequel just might be better yet.The directors efforts were outstanding,and the dance scenes superb. This was quality for all,when normally,vampire movies only appeal to a percentage of us..I salute fright night 2 ..


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