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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 »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Originally supposed to be released on a "horror themed" weekend (Halloween, Friday the 13th, etc.) but Universal didn't have enough movies slated to be released for the summer of 1996 and opted to release Bordello of Blood in August as a result. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

[seeing a televangelist's glitzy chapel]
Rafe Guttman: Nice place, Katherine. Kind of like Superman's dad's place on Krypton.
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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 »

Connections

References The X-Files (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Bordello Of Blood
Music by Charlie Benante
Lyrics by Scott Ian, John Bush and Frank Bello
Performed by Anthrax
Courtesy of Elektra Records
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User Reviews

 
Good Bloody Fun.
6 February 2010 | by Mr_CensoredSee all my reviews

Blood, breasts, vampires and Chris Sarandon. How can you go wrong?

"Bordello of Blood," the second "Tales From The Crypt" feature film, supplies the viewer with ample amounts of all of the above, leaving room for little else. What it lacks in story, it more than makes up for in its cheap thrills, and as far as midnight guilty pleasures go, this one is about as good as it gets.

The story revolves around a good-girl (Erika Eleniak) whose delinquent brother (Corey Feldman) goes missing. Upon hiring a wise-cracking private detective, it is revealed that a local morgue is housing a brothel run by a gang of beautiful but deadly vampires. Armed with super-soakers full of holy water and with the help of a guitar-slinging reverend (Chris Sarandon), the two set out to put the joint out of business once and for all.

Dennis Miller is essentially playing himself, but keeps the humor pumping through the film's ridiculous premise. Chris Sarandon, likewise, is in top form as the genre hero he truly is. As mentioned before, there's plenty of bare-flesh and red-stuff to go around, and if that sort of thing is your bag, you'll have a blast with "Bordello of Blood." Take it for the cheap thrill ride it is.


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Details

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

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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