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Subspecies (1991)

The evil vampire villain Radu returns to his hometown Prejnar, after spending years in exile. He steals the precious blood stone which is said to be bleeding from all saints, from his ... See full summary »

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King Vladislav
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Irina Movila ...
Mara
Laura Mae Tate ...
Michele (as Laura Tate)
Michelle McBride ...
Lillian
Ivan J. Rado ...
Karl (as Ivan Rado)
Mara Grigore ...
Rosa
Adrian Vâlcu ...
Ian (as Adrian Vilcu)
Michael Watson ...
Stefan
Lili Dumitrescu ...
Old Crone
Ion Besoiu ...
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The evil vampire villain Radu returns to his hometown Prejnar, after spending years in exile. He steals the precious blood stone which is said to be bleeding from all saints, from his father and kills him. Meanwhile two American schoolgirls team up with a local girl for work on Romanian culture. Radu becomes attracted to them but runs into trouble when his brother Stephan helps the girls. Written by Staffan Linder <staffan.linder@mailbox.swipnet.se>

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The night has fangs.

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Rated R for vampire violence, and for nudity | See all certifications »

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8 August 1991 (USA)  »

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Radu is named after Radu The Handsome, brother of Romanian prince Vlad The Impaler, who himself was the inspiration for the quintessential vampire Count Dracula. See more »

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Referenced in Magic Island (1995) See more »

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Great Gothic!:)
23 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

I love this one due to the beautiful scenery and castle. This one, Sub II and III were my favorites. Excellent for any gothic movie lover! Radu makes for an excellent vampire, sort of 'old-style' vampire what with the long hands. Laura Tate was pretty good, but I personally like Denise Duff as Michelle better. (In Sub II-IV). The actor who portrays Stefan is very handsome and does an excellent job.


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