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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

When Caleb and his friend first arrive at the brothel disguised as a funeral home. Caleb says "If one member of the Addams Family opens the door, we are out of here". John Astin who played Gomez Addams on the original Addams Family guest starred on the Tales From the Crypt episode entitled Top Billing See more »

Goofs

Catherine's hair changes throughout the movie, appearing to be a cheap wig in some scenes. When speaking to the Reverend, her hair looks fake and is all one color. When battling Lilith at the end, you can see dark roots in her hair. See more »

Quotes

Rafe Guttman: I feel like I'm in a bad episode of Tales From The Crypt!
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Alternate Versions

In network TV versions all the girls in the bordello are shown wearing clothes See more »

Connections

References Bride of Frankenstein (1935) See more »

Soundtracks

Mad World
Written by Solomon Monsoor (as Solomon Mansoor), Jan Pomerans and Steve Le Clair
Performed by Zen Cowboys
Courtesy of Moonshine Music
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Decent, campy, vampire flick from the HBO Series.
23 November 2007 | by hu675See all my reviews

A wise-cracking sleazy Private Eye Rafe Guttman (Dennis Miller) is been hired from a born again lady (Erika Eleniak) to find her punk goth brother (Corey Feldman). Rafe discovers an bordello, which it's also a funeral home. Then he meets the seductive Lillith (Angie Everhart), who's actually Queen of the Vampires. Her sexy employees are also vampires, which they seduced lonely or horny mens for survival. Now Rafe has to destroy Lillith before it's too late.

Directed by Gilbert Alder made an watchable tongue in cheek horror/comedy from the popular HBO series. Which it was inspired by the horror comic books of the 1950's of the same title "Tales from the Crypt". The cast seems to be having a great time here, including Chris Sarandon (Who played an seductive vampire in "Fright Night") and Phil Fondacaro as Vincent. Especially when Miller and Sarandon are destroying Vampires with Supersoakers. This is the second film from what it meant to be a trilogy. Which the first movie was "Demon Knight", it was a modest box office success. When "Bordello of Blood" flopped at the box office, the third film never happened sadly.

Perphas the problem with the picture, it's the script by the director and A L Katz. It's never as good or amusing as we hoped to be. Although the story credit came from Bob Gale (Back to the Future Trilogy, Trespass, Used Cars) and Oscar-Winner Director:Robert Zemeckis (Beowulf, Cast Away, The Polar Express). Probably if Gale and Zemeckis wrote the script instead, this could have been a much enjoyable movie. Which they wrote excellent scripts together. The film is occasionally funny and Miller does his best by making this fun. There's enough campy sleaze, dark humour, in-jokes and gore by seeing this uninspired picture worth a look. The motion picture soundtrack of the movie is a lot better than the movie to some degree. William Sadler and Oscar-Winner:Whoopi Goldberg appears in amusing cameos. (***/*****).


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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

Gross USA:

$5,781,045

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,781,045
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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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