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Vampire Academy (2014)

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Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human-half vampire, a guardian of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discreetly within our world. Her calling is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Rose Hathaway
... Lissa Dragomir
... Dimitri Belikov
... Victor Dashkov
... Christian Ozera
... Headmistress Kirova
... Natalie
... Mason
... Mia
Ashley Charles ... Jesse
... Ms. Karp
... Queen Tatiana
... Guardian Gabriela
... Aaron
... Camilla (as Bronté Norman-Terrell)
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Rose Hathaway is a dhampir, half-vampire and half-human, who is training to be a guardian at St Vladimir's Academy along with many others like her. There are good and bad vampires in their world: Moroi, who co-exist peacefully among the humans and only take blood from donors, and also possess the ability to control one of the four elements - water, earth, fire or air; and Strigoi, blood-sucking, evil vampires who drink to kill. Rose and other dhampir guardians are trained to protect Moroi and kill Strigoi throughout their education. Along with her best friend, Princess Vasilisa Dragomir, a Moroi and the last of her line, with whom she has a nigh unbreakable bond, Rose must run away from St Vladimir's, in order to protect Lissa from those who wish to harm the princess and use her for their own means. Written by jessieyf1

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Rated PG-13 for violence, bloody images, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,101,000, 9 February 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$7,791,146, 6 April 2014
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Although the movie did not perform very well at the worldwide box office ($15,391,979 against a $30 million budget) director Mark Waters was eager to give the franchise a second chance in the form of a sequel (Vampire Academy: Frostbite). Studio Preger Entertainment agreed to fund the film on the condition that Mark Waters could get fans to raise the necessary $1.5 million on their own in proof of their support of the film. An indiegogo campaign was started and ran from August 2014 to September 2014. Fans were only able to raise $254,500 by the end of the month, thus leading to Preger Entertainment canceling plans for a sequel. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning when Rose lets Lissa feed on her in the kitchen, she bites in on her shoulder but when Rose gets up and looks out the window, she is wiping her neck clean. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lissa Dragomir: [about a song on the radio] Oh, Father, turn it up.
Rose Hathaway: Please, Mr. Dragomir, I love this song.
Andre: This song is sick... the traditional "vomit" definition of the word.
Lissa Dragomir: Shut up, Andre. Me and Rose want to hear it.
Lissa's Mom: "Rose and I," Lissa, "Rose and I."
Lissa's Dad: I think the tune is rather catchy.
[reaches for the radio just as an oncoming car crosses the center line]
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: RoboCop/Vampire Academy (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Bela Lugosi's Dead
Written by Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins, David J (as David J. Haskins), Peter Murphy
Performed by Chvrches (as CHVRCHES)
Courtesy of Glassnote Records
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No, just no.
28 June 2014 | by See all my reviews

This is one of the worst based on a book movies ever made. If you read the books, you will be disappointed to the point of crying. The script is very poor. Of course you can't put everything from the books in a movie, but this was just bad. The cast also was a big disappointment, the actresses didn't match the characters at all, it's a big question to me why they were chosen to play them. Rose, my favorite character in the books, is completely ruined by this girl (Zoë Deutch or something I thought) that doesn't have any of Rose's style and sass. Her acting was also very poor. No, I cannot recommend this movie to anyone. Just read the books instead.


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