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Fright Night Official Trailer 1985

What would you do if you realized that your charming next-door neighbor was actually a bloodthirsty vampire? This is the dilemma Charley must confront when he notices some rather strange occurrences on the block. His solution is to enlist the aid of Peter Vincent, a has-been horror film actor who now hosts "Fright Night," a local TV show. Together, the duo set out to rid Charley of his coffin-dwelling neighbor--but their plans go awry, when the suave bloodsucker realizes they're on to him.

Fright Night Movie Review & Film Summary (1985) | Roger Ebert

The best line in "Fright Night" belongs to Roddy McDowall, who plays a broken-down old hambone actor who used to star in vampire movies. "The kids today," he complains, "don't have the patience for vampires. They want to see some mad slasher running around and chopping off heads." He's right. Vampires, who are doomed to live forever, have outlived their fashion. They've been replaced by guys in ski masks, who hack their way through Dead Teenager Movies.

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