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Innocent Blood (1992)

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Marie is a vampire with a thirst for bad guys. When she fails to properly dispose of one of her victims, a violent mob boss, she bites off more than she can chew and faces a new, immortal danger.

Director:

John Landis

Writer:

Michael Wolk
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anne Parillaud ... Marie
David Proval ... Lenny
Rocco Sisto ... Gilly
Chazz Palminteri ... Tony
Anthony LaPaglia ... Joe Gennaro
Robert Loggia ... Sallie (The Shark) Macelli
Tony Sirico ... Jacko
Tony Lip ... Frank
Kim Coates ... Ray
Marshall Bell ... Marsh
Leo Burmester ... Dave Flinton
Rohn Thomas ... Coroner
Angela Bassett ... U.S. Attorney Sinclair
Luis Guzmán ... Morales
Don Rickles ... Emmanuel 'Manny' Bergman
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Storyline

Marie has two appetites, sex and blood. Her career as a vampire is going along fine until two problems come up, she is interrupted while feeding on Sal (The Shark) Macelli and she begins to develop a relationship with the policeman who has been trying to put Sal away. Sal wakes up in the morgue very confused and very thirsty. He goes back to his old haunts and begins to create an organized crime family of vampires while Marie and her policeman lover hunt him. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A French Vampire in America See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$4,972,818
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The distributors re-titled this film "A French Vampire in America" for international release without informing director John Landis, angering him and causing some confusion when the film was promoted outside the U.S. See more »

Goofs

When Manny (in hospital) dies and becomes a vampire, his heart briefly stops, causing the EKG to sound an alarm before it starts beating again. He then wakes up and detaches the EKG leads, which ought to trigger another alarm but does not. See more »

Quotes

Tony: Aah! Hey, what are ya, some kind of a freak?
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Crazy Credits

Vice President of the United States Dan Quayle See more »

Alternate Versions

Moments of graphic sex and violence had to be cut to avoid an NC-17 rating. Warner Archive released this uncut version on Blu-ray in 2017. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Augusta Street Ripper (2014) See more »

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Too Far Gone
Written by O.V. Hirsch
Performed by Sturm & Twang
Produced by O.V. Hirsch
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Pretty funny.
1 December 2002 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

"Innocent Blood" is an unusual mix of comedy,gangster movie and gory horror.Anne Parrilaud is a vampire with a strong appetite for blood.She turns to Italians as her next food source.The film has some great moments of humour,and there is plenty of cheesy gore and violence.The eye effects are outstanding and the film is well-written and doesn't fall into too many vampire cliches.It's also notable because of the short appearances of Tom Savini,Sam Raimi,Dario Argento and Linnea Quigley.Worth a look,if you want to be entertained!


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