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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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Alex (as Traci Lin)
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Louie (as Jonathan Gries)
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Karen Anders ...
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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 »


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19 May 1989 (USA)  »

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Fright Night Part II  »

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$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$548,231, 21 May 1989, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,983,784
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Trivia

Julie Carmen had never done any prosthetic makeup prior to this film, and she was so freaked out when they made the life mask of her head that she had a panic attack as the plaster hardened and then went home and burst into tears about the experience. As soon as she regained her composure, Carmen received a call from a crew member informing her that there had been a problem with the mold and she'd have to do it again the next day. See more »

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In the beginning of the film when Charley is running he jumps over a couple making and suddenly jumps over the bushes as well. See more »

Quotes

[Louie has just attacked Charley and Alex.]
Charley Brewster: That was *not* group hypnosis!
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Come To Me
Composed and written by Brad Fiedel
Performed by Deborah Holland
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A Sequel That Works
22 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

There are so few sequels that do work, and have something a bit more to say from the original. Fright Night 2 is one of those. It has more to say on the idea of the supernatural in real-life (Charlie's inability to deal with the events of the original movie, Vincent's trying to avoid the whole thing), and gives us a decent follow-up to the original with Dandridge's sister on a revenge kick. There are more nods to Stoker and the original vampire mythology (the reference to wild roses, for instance), and the new vampire's sidekickers are equally as weird as Jonathan Stark's Billy Cole in the original. See it if you can: it doesn't seem to be a movie that shows up very often.


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