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Rockula (1990)

A young vampire cannot lose his virginity because of a curse imposed upon him centuries ago.

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Luca Bercovici
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dean Cameron ... Ralph
Toni Basil ... Phoebe
Thomas Dolby ... Stanley
Tawny Fere ... Mona (as Tawny Feré)
Susan Tyrrell ... Chuck the Bartender
Bo Diddley ... Axman
Kevin Hunter ... Drunk
Nancye Ferguson Nancye Ferguson ... Robin
Rick Zumwalt ... Boom Boom
Tamara De Treaux Tamara De Treaux ... Bat Dork (as Tamara DeTreaux)
Tony Cox ... Big Al
Greg Rusin Greg Rusin ... Elmo
Bill Brochtrup ... Roadie (as William Brochtrup)
Dean Minerd Dean Minerd ... Roadie
Sloan Fischer Sloan Fischer ... Cigar Man
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Storyline

Rockula is about a male vampire who lost his lady love centuries ago. She was killed by a pirate with a rhinestone peg leg, wielding a large ham bone. Our hero, the vampire, did nothing to save her. So he is now cursed to watch her be born again in another life, and then watch her die, strangely enough by a pirate with a rhinestone peg leg, wielding you-know-what. Now, in 1990, he has, he suspects, his last chance to try to save her instead of watching get clubbed over and over again down through the years. Oh, and he becomes a rock star in the process. Written by Shannon Quesnel <sa_quesnel@venus.cambrianc.on.ca>

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Taglines:

He's a vampire who hasn't scored in 400 years. Tonight's the night! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Musical

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 February 1990 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This film was the second feature film by cinematographer John Schwartzman (half-brother to Jason Schwartzman, stepson of Talia Shire, and nephew of Francis Ford Coppola), who'd later go on to earn an Oscar nomination and work on major films such as "Jurassic World," "The Amazing Spider-Man," "The Rock," and "Seabiscuit." See more »

Quotes

Ralph: If it wasn't for Red Cross donations, this vampire would die!
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Featured in Familiar Faces: Familiar Faces #41: Rockula (2010) See more »

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THE NIGHT
Performed by Toni Basil
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"I'm a vampire...and I'm the bride of Frankenstein!"
16 July 2004 | by insomniac_rodSee all my reviews

The glorious 80's! Wait, ROCKULA came in 1990! You can say you can smell the 80's air when watching it. All of the elements that made the 80's a weird decade are present in here: horrible clothes, a cheesy soundtrack, and songs a la Rocky Horror Picture Show.

This is by far one of the cheesiest movies ever made and that's something to say. To me, the best song on the movie is when this female vamp dances in front of the lead characters and sings "well you can say that the night is full of danger mmmh! but you know that in the night you're not a stranger , you know what I mean..." etc. Oh and the song ends with a rap.

Late 80's stuff 100%. Unique stuff! Toni Basil is great.

The fat mad with the skirt always disturbed me, and the fangs the actors used are ridiculous, those are my memories about this movie. Man I wish I taped this strange movie.

Watch it with low expectations and you might be entertained with an ultra cheesy movie. 6/10.


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