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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Fantasy | 31 July 1992 (USA)
A flighty teenage girl learns that she is her generation's destined battler of vampires.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Buffy
... Merrick
... Amilyn
... Lothos
... Pike
... Jennifer
... Kimberly
... Nicole 'Nicki'
... Benny
... Jeffrey
Andrew Lowery ... Andy
... Grueller
... Gary Murray
... Cassandra
... Buffy's Mom
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Storyline

Buffy Summers has the lifestyle any young woman could want. Cheerleading, dating the captain of the basketball team, and copious amounts of time spent shopping with friends. She had no idea of her true calling until a mysterious man named Merrick approached her and told her that she is the Slayer; one woman called to defend the world from vampires. Reluctant to concede to the fact, Buffy soon learns that Merrick speaks the truth and so begins to take her new life seriously while trying to maintain the sense of normality her life had once been. With her best friends slowly abandoning her, Buffy finds solace in the town outcast, Pike, who knows very well the terrors that have arisen. Together, they combat the forces of the old and powerful vampire, Lothos, who has his eyes set on Buffy. Written by Vampire-Sharpshooter

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She knows a sucker when she sees one. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for comic vampire violence and drug references | See all certifications »

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31 July 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Buffy, a vámpírok réme  »

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Box Office

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$16,624,456
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Trivia

The violin melody played by Lothos near the end of the movie is from Schumann's "Piano Quintet In E Flat, Op. 44: I. Allegro Brillante". See more »

Goofs

When trying to 'bond' with Buffy, the school administrator confesses he used drugs while watching the The Doobie Brothers in the '60s. The band didn't form until 1970. See more »

Quotes

Kimberly: Nice ensemble.
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Crazy Credits

Amilyn (Paul Reubens) revives to go through some more death throes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Peter Pandrew (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

LITTLE HEAVEN
Written by Dean Dinning, Randel Guss, Todd Nichols and Glen Phillips
Produced by Gavin MacKilliop
Performed by Toad the Wet Sprocket
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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Campy, Funny and Great!
13 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

It's a real shame that more people dont see this movie for the gem that it is. People see it and brand it as stupid, when they should just sit back and enjoy it for all its touching, funny, campy greatness. Totally different from the TV show, but they are both great! And this movie gets a big plus for having Hilary Swank (Boy's Don't Cry) in it.


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