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Bordello of Blood (1996)

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The Crypt Keeper returns to tell the story of a funeral parlor that moonlights as a vampire bordello.

Director:

Gilbert Adler

Writers:

William M. Gaines (comic books "Tales From the Crypt"), Bob Gale (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Kassir ... Voice of the Crypt Keeper (voice)
Dennis Miller ... Rafe Guttman
Erika Eleniak ... Katherine Verdoux
Angie Everhart ... Lilith
Chris Sarandon ... Reverend Current
Corey Feldman ... Caleb Verdoux
Aubrey Morris ... McCutcheon
Phil Fondacaro ... Vincent Prather
William Sadler ... Mummy
Kiara Hunter ... Tamara (as Ciara Hunter)
Leslie Ann Phillips Leslie Ann Phillips ... Patrice
Juliet Reagh Juliet Reagh ... Tallulah
Eli Gabay Eli Gabay ... Miguel
Matt Hill ... Reggie
Eric Keenleyside ... Noonan
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Storyline

The old bag of bones 'Cryptkeeper' returns for his second full length feature flick about a funeral home that's a front for a whorehouse run by vampires. Written by Humberto Amador

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Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence and gore, sexuality, nudity and strong language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

16 August 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dead Easy See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,634,170, 18 August 1996, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$5,587,855, 8 September 1996
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

DTS-Stereo | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film and "Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight" (1995) aired on HBO and Cinemax in 2014 through 2015, making this a brief semi-comeback for "Tales from the Crypt" on HBO. See more »

Goofs

The blood on the key disappears in some shots and reappears later. See more »

Quotes

Miguel: [to Vincent] You drive us all the way to the end of the earth... for a fuckin' stiff?
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Alternate Versions

German video rental version was heavily cut to secure a "Not under 18" rating. Every scene involving blood or gore was shortened. Recent DVD release by Universal is uncut. See more »

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References Tango & Cash (1989) See more »

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Jailbreak
Written by Phil Lynott (as Philip Lynott)
Performed by Thin Lizzy
Courtesy of Mercury Records LTD (London)
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One of my favorite guilty pleasures: a most awesome B-movie extravaganza!!!
24 September 2001 | by mattymatt4everSee all my reviews

I don't have much of an opinion on this flick. Because what's there to analyze? Gratuitous violence. Gratuitous gore. Gross-out effects strictly for shock value. Gratuitous nudity and close-ups of big breasts. What we have here is a feminist's nightmare. What we also have is an absolute blast!!!

I'm sure women won't enjoy this as much and will probably b*tch about the overdose of female nudity, but for all you guys who just don't give a damn and just want to kick back and have a good time: You will love this movie!! This is like a mix of Wes Craven and Howard Stern. A supreme guilty pleasure!

I enjoy deep, artistically brilliant films like "American Beauty" and "Magnolia," but there's no reason I can't enjoy a campy, shallow, sleazy horror flick like this. I don't ONLY enjoy these types of flicks, but I can enjoy it as long as it's done in a fun, tongue-in-cheek, unpretentious manner. I just want to get that straight. OK, I'll go on. :)

Dennis Miller provides great comic relief in his lead role. Those who are fans of his schtick should look forward to this movie. The horror sequences, though sometimes cheesy, are great fun to watch. There's a spectacular sequence at the end with excellent usage of the song "Ballroom Blitz." There are other great classics like "All Right Now" and "Jailbreak." That's why I bought the soundtrack. It's awesome!

So this movie fits the "guy flick" stereotype like a glove. If you're not in the mood for excessive violence, gore and female nudity--don't watch this movie! Don't say I didn't warn you.

My score: 7 (out of 10)


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