A boy unwittingly adopts a 600 year old talking vampire dog and soon discovers that when they face their fears they can do anything.

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Geoff Anderson

Writer:

Tracy McMenemy
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Collin MacKechnie Collin MacKechnie ... Ace
Julia Sarah Stone ... Skylar
Amy Matysio ... Dr. Warhol
Ron Pederson ... Frank
Jodi Sadowsky ... Susan
Kimberly Elek Kimberly Elek ... Jenny (as Kim Elek)
Lauren Laschuk ... Lulu
Dylan Sthamann Dylan Sthamann ... Murray Arbuckle
Mark D. Claxton Mark D. Claxton ... Principal Hickman (as Mark Claxton)
Alan Bratt Alan Bratt ... Sylvester
Doug Leaf Doug Leaf ... Janitor
Darla Biccum ... Hearty Woman
Myeva Surjik Myeva Surjik ... Cafeteria Lady #1
Margo Regan Margo Regan ... Cafeteria Lady #2
Cavan Cunningham ... Superintendent Rafferty
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Storyline

Ace is just like any other new kid at school, until his grandfather from Transylvania dies at age 96 and sends him his dog Fang. Ace soon discovers that Fang is a vampire dog - and he speaks English! Mad scientist Dr. Warhol and her bumbling assistant Frank try to capture Fang and steal his DNA in hopes of developing the latest anti-aging technology, but lucky for Ace the vampire dog manages to stay one step ahead of his pursuers. Along the way an enduring friendship forms when Ace and Fang discover that together they are unstoppable. Written by Vampire Dog Productions Inc.

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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Trivia

Vampire dogs eating red jelly is a reference to legends of human vampires, said to drink blood, which is also red in color. See more »

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Fang: It's jelly time.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, several outtakes are shown. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK release was cut, the distributor chose to remove two uses of discriminatory language in order to obtain a PG classification. An uncut 12 classification was available. See more »

Connections

References Dracula (1931) See more »

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Anchors Aweigh
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Written by Charles A. Zimmerman
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Entertainment for the family...
6 April 2021 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

Well, I sat down with my 11 year old son to watch the 2012 movie "Vampire Dog". And I must admit that I wasn't really expecting too much from the movie, given its title and synopsis.

But it turned out to be a movie that was actually better than I had anticipated. Sure, I am not saying that this is a stellar movie, but it definitely was watchable and proved entertaining for a family movie. And my son seemed to enjoy it well enough.

The storyline was good and had some elements that were suitable for all ages, so there is something for the entire family here. And it wasn't actually too bad of a storyline that writer Tracy McMenemy had managed to put together. However, the movie did drop down a notch in worth when the dog started talking. That, for me, was just a bit too far out there.

It should be said that the actors and actresses in the movie were definitely carrying the movie well with their individual performances. I wasn't familiar with anyone aside from Norm MacDonald, whom voiced Fang - the vampire dog.

If you are a family that watch movies together, "Vampire Dog" is actually a fun enough movie. One that might actually be suitable for a Halloween movie marathon.

However, director Geoff Anderson's 2012 movie was ultimately one that you will watch once and then probably never again, unless you are a younger member of the family. As such, then "Vampire Dog" just provided me with mediocre entertainment. This means that the movie's rating lands on a five out of ten stars.


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23 November 2012 (Finland) See more »

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