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Fright Night Part II [Import]
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After dealing with one cast of vampires, you'd think that a person would have had enough excitement to last a lifetime, right? Well, in the case of Peter Vincent - Vampire Killer, and Charlie Bruster - Vampire Killer Admirer, you'd be right, but there's a little problem with that. When you find yourself entangled with one of a multiple undying brood, it can only be the beginning of a very long, very endearing nightmare. After finding himself in therapy for three years after his little "outing" with Jerry Dandridge, Charlie thinks himself cured of all his ailments. The delusions that led him to believe that Jerry was indeed a vampire and that group hypnosis that made he and Peter see the same things confirmed that fact, they have all been explained away and now he's on the road to recovery. On this highway of discovery, he has forged himself a new life, taking on a newer, lovelier, girlfriend and finding that he now has something to look forward to besides thoughts of a high school mind and a bloodsucking neighbor living next door. Yes, he seems to have so much to look forward to. Unfortunately for him, in this series of newness, he has other things to look forward to, namely new vampiric admirers as well. And that type, well, they are the kind you never want to find.
Before looking over both Fright Night and its sequel, Fright Night 2, one has to remember that (1) sequels are rarely the original in form and effect and (2) it is an odd event when the 2nd chapter in a series is anywhere near the first. The reason I say this is not to make excuses for the movie, however, but to say that this entry, it is an abnormality in the world of potential failures. Yes, in the case of Fright Night 2, there is a strange exception to that ruling on sequels because the movie is both commendable and it does hold its own in an arena clogged with many forms of disposable outings. In it, the theme of revenge is one that reigns supreme, with someone from Charlie and Peter's past, namely Dandridge, surfacing once more - but in a rather twisted manner. His revenge, it isn't in the atypical "defying death" arena that most films give you, but rather in the sense of having friends and family that live forever and those individuals taking it rather seriously when one of their own is "dealt with." This is something that is welcome, a cast of faces that isn't the same person returning and being banished once more, and the methods they wish to adopt, while primed with ways to fail, are ones that are delightful. The original actors return in the starring roles, too, making things easy to keep up with, and the prosthetic effects are some of the better portions from the array of movies that flocked to the screen at the time. When you take all of that, blend it together, and think that vampires are going to run amok in a film that makes fun of films with vampires while using them, then you have a wonderful combination to the safe called "comedy."
For anyone that missed the movie, enjoys the campiness that vampire films carry from that time frame, appreciates good effects alongside their vengeful motives, and is willing to find it on VHS (it has yet to make its way to DVD), then this would be something worth checking into. This is especially true for those who liked the first film and wanted to find it carrying on, with the unfortunately loss of everyone's favorite character; Evil. It has many things to offer in the sharpness of wit and whittled wood.
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on February 13, 2002
This fantastic sequel, to the equally great Fright Night, is the epitome of classic horror films to come out of the 80's! Fright Night 2 combines black humor, some gore and a great stoyline with a sexy villianess to create a stylish new genre of horror films. Peter Vincent, the famous Vampire Hunter, and Charlie are back to do battle with, Regine, the sister of the slayed vampire from the first movie. I actually like this movie slightly better than the original, although the plot of the movie is basically the same as the first. Regine's vampire followers add something unique to the movie with their different monsterous forms including her frankenstein-like companion who eats spiders and her rollerskating vampire concubine. Also, the villian in this movie is a sexy woman vampire and her seduction of Charlie is both gruesome and humorous at times. Fright Night 2 is one of my favorite movies! You have to see it!!!!
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on December 27, 2002
Part 3 anyone? The Fright Night films were styled to vampiric perfection. What really made them terribly cool was not just the visuals, but the score as well. The background music to the two films was too sweet. That dripping guitar in the background really helped set the scenes.
It's time for the transfer to DVD, past time. Interesting, the soundtracks to these films are so far out of print it's sick. Two versions of the first movie's soundtrack exist, one with score, one without. A copy including the score just got auctioned off on Ebay for one hundred and fifty five dollars!
Fright Night is an 80s fan must see. I remember these films being huge when I was a young punk. They still have magic today. It would be awesome if they made a third installment, retaining the feel of the first two while combining it with today's eye candy potential. Wouldn't it be great to see Roddy do one more?
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on February 28, 2002
...Its quite *GOOD* its mix of black humour and the right amount of gore is *perfect*!!! Its creepy, and just about the ONLY vampire flick I've seen that I ACTUALLY LIKE... The story is Charlie Brewster whom is STILL recovering with his last vampire encounter(in the first Fright Night)is a seeing a Psyciatrist and keeps encountering a very seductive&exoctive feeling, but he thinks they're dreams and he see's his shrink about it. After visiting the washed up vampire slayer Peter Vincent(whom helped him before)he soon convinces himself once again vampires don't exist, but do to undeniable eveidence he is forced to believe otherwise.
Movie has good acting, could've done without that stupid topless scene, but to late for that. Anyways a good twist on vampires. One of my favorite horror flicks of all time...
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on May 2, 2003
I can't say in any amount of words how much I Love/Adore, am obessed, cherish, 'Fright Night 2'. Now I am a gigantic fan of the first 'Fright Night', but 'Fright Night 2' I Love. Sure the first film is untouchable, but I just love this film. There's something about this film that is fantastic. The film is well cast(William Ragsdale, Roddy McDowell, Traci Lin, Julie Carmen, Jonathan Gries, Brian Thompson etc) are perfect. Well done to Director Tommy Lee Wallace-please release this on DVD, my collections not complete until I own this. The music by Brad Fiedel is superb, and at times very sexy. The settings and locations are absolutely fantastic. I love the humour in this film. It's such a fun, excellent movie. I adore 'Fright Night 2'.
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on July 17, 2000
Welcome to Fright Night II. Peter Vincent and Charlie Brewster are back to fight the sinister forces of the night. When Charlie meets Regine Dandrige, an exotic and beatiful woman Charlie finds himself in a deadly familiar position. By turning to an old friend, Peter Vincent who is still known as "The Great Vampire Killer" is called upon for help. But as the seducution of the beatiful vampire haunts Charlie he soon realizes the scary thing about fighting vampires is becoming one!
So it's up to Peter and Charlie's girl friend Alex to save him from becoming a creature of the night. A really great sequal! Good cast, music, plot etc. A must own on home video film!
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on January 22, 1999
Here we go again! Charlie is now visited by the late Jerry Dandrige's sister and her follower's in a very bloody and excellent sequel. The thing of this movie is everyone keeps changing their mind,first there are vampires and then there are not I was begining to get a little confused myself! Then Peter The Great Vampire Killer joins in with his trusty mirror only finding out he had another bloody job to do! Roddy McDowall is such a sweet and sexy man in this movie and I will miss him very much!!! Roddy was and allways will be the BEST!!!! LOVE YOU!!!!
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on August 20, 1999
THIS FILM IS AMAZING. I ENJOYED PART ONE AND WAS EXPECTING THE USUAL SEQUEL DOWNER, BUT SURPRISINGLY IT WAS MUCH BETTER THAN NUMBER ONE AND THE VAMPIRE THEME WAS INCREDIBLE. CHARLIE HAS SEEN THE WOMAN OF HIS DREAMS AND SHE HAUNTS HIM AND WANTS HIM AND IT TURNS OUT TO BE THE SISTER OF THE VAMPIRE FROM FRIGHT NIGHT ONE WHICH IS COOL.SO AS YOU CAN SEE ITS NOT HIS BODY OR MIND SHES AFTER BUT HIS BLOOD. THUS ENSUES A BRILLIANT HORROR. A DEFINATE MUST BE FOR ALL HORROR/VAMPIRE FANS AND THE LATE RODDY MACDOWELL.
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on May 7, 2002
4 years ago, Charley Brewster killed the seductive vampire, Jerry Dandridge with the help of TV show host, Peter Vincent. He failed to save his friend, Edward Thompson but he saved his girlfriend, Amy Peterson. Now, Charley is in deep as Jerry's sister, Regine turns him into a vampire. It is up to Peter and Charley's new girlfriend, Alex to save him. It is a neck-biting horror film while it's a rip-roaring funny movie. If you loved Fright Night, you die for Fright Night Part 2!
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on May 14, 2003
This film is fantastic!! Just as good, if not better, at times than the first film. I am another fan that thinks this film needs to be put on DVD and fast!!! The old VHS copy just does not give the movie it's proper respect. Fright Night part 2 is one of the greatest Vamp films from the 80's and it needs to be seen at it's finest!!! The appropriate studios need to give the Fright Night fans something to sink their teeth into!!
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