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Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

Maximillian is the only survivor from a race of vampires on a Caribbean Island, and as a vampire, he must find a mate to keep the line from ending. He knows that a child had been born to a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Maximillian / Preacher Pauly / Guido
... Det. Rita Veder
... Detective Justice
... Julius Jones
... Silas Green
... Dr. Zeko
... Capt. Dewey
... Nikki, Rita's Roomate (as Simbi Khali)
Messiri Freeman ... Eva, Julius' Girl
Kelly Cinnante ... Policewoman Photographer
... Anthony (as Nick Corri)
... Thrasher
Ayo Adeyemi ... Bartender
Troy Curvey Jr. ... Choir Leader
... Mrs. Brown
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Storyline

Maximillian is the only survivor from a race of vampires on a Caribbean Island, and as a vampire, he must find a mate to keep the line from ending. He knows that a child had been born to a woman who had a vampire father, and he searches for her in Brooklyn. Rita's mother, who has died in an asylum, was that woman and Rita has nightmares that she does not understand. Not knowing that she is part vampire, Max woos her and attempts to bring her to her blood sucking destiny. Even though Rita has strange dreams and actions, Justice, her partner, has feelings for her and does not want her involved with this stranger Max. But it is Rita who must decide her destiny. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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A comic tale of horror and seduction.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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27 October 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Wes Craven's Vampire In Brooklyn  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,045,379, 29 October 1995

Gross USA:

$19,751,736
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Trivia

On The Directors (1997), Wes Craven suggested that Eddie Murphy ignored his requests to play the character vulnerable, and felt compelled to showcase his comedic talents. See more »

Goofs

After Julius the Ghoul loses his hand, you can see it several times while he's driving the limo, encased in a latex glove. This is before he acquires the mannequin hand that he shows Maximillian. See more »

Quotes

Det. Rita Veder: [to Detective Justice] I know what you always say: 'Everything by the book.' But what if this ain't in the book? Huh? Going by the book won't solve it.
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Connections

References Soul Train (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Whatta Man
By Hurby Luv Bug Azor (as Herby Azor), Cheryl 'Salt' James (as Cheryl James) & Dave Crawford
Performed by Salt-N-Pepa (as Salt 'n' Pepa)
Courtesy of London Records, a division of PolyGram
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Eddie Murphy is a good vampire.
13 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

I watched this movie thinking it would be like other eddie murphy movies- lots of humor and fun. I was wrong BUT I wasn't dissapointed. I mean, for once I enjoyed a horror movie. Usually I shy away from horror movies because of their incredibly stupid and repetitive plots and characters. This one was different however. I don't really know what it was that made me like this movie, but I have to say that Eddie Murphy makes a good vampire. His version of a vampire is cool but SO totally evil.And his sidekick Kadeem Hardison(also seen in the movie Drive) is funny. In all a good movie. I guarantee that once you start watching this movie you'll be hooked and wont want to finish watching it until the end. 8/10


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