Two men move in next door, and for charlie with his horror movie experience, there can be no doubt that their strange behavior is explained by the fact that they are a vampire and his undead day guardian. A funfilled tribute the alltime vampire classics, fright night 1985 lives up to its name with. Apr 20, 2017 well stop supporting this browser soon. Together, the duo set out to rid charley of his coffindwelling neighborbut their plans go awry when the suave bloodsucker realizes theyre on to him. Nobody believes teenager charley brewster when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, jerry dandrige, is a vampire. Fright night is a 1985 american horror film written and directed by tom holland and produced by herb jaffe. Buy fright night gift experience experience days argos. We print the highest quality fright night kids tshirts on the internet.
It stars william ragsdale, chris sarandon, roddy mcdowall, amanda bearse, jonathan stark, dorothy fielding, stephen geoffreys, and art evans. A romance, a horror film, a teen comedy, a classic boy who cried wolf story, a rock and roll infused vampire film. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing fright night 1985 near you. Fright night is a 1985 american horror film written and directed by tom holland in his directorial debut and produced by herb jaffe. The film follows young charley brewster, who discovers that his nextdoor neighbor jerry dandrige is a vampire. When it came out in 1985 the slasher genre was on its highest peak and as peter vincent said to charlie, his generation prefers movies where a masked looney kills virgin innocents or something like that. Its fright night, a horrific howlstarring chris sarandon as the seductive vampire and william ragsdale as the frantic teenager struggling to keep jerrys deadly fangs out of his neck. Shop for the perfect fright night gift from our wide selection of designs, or create your own personalized gifts. Fright night works so well because the characters feel real, the comedy is genuine, and above everything else, its actually a scary vampire movie. For young charley brewster, nothing could be better than an old horror movie.
Fright night original motion picture soundtrack 1985. Fright night is a 1985 american horror film written and directed by tom holland in his. Directed by 1 writing credits 1 cast 22 produced by 2 music by 1 cinematography. Charley is an awkward guy, but he seems to be pretty popular. Its a fun movie to watch for halloween and enjoy a good vampire movie. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking charley, he turns to hasbeen actor peter vincent, famed for portraying a ghoul hunter. Synopsis there are some very good reasons to be afraid of the dark. I like this pin as it shows of the design of the creaturedemon from the babadook. Its more than a bit dated compared to more modern films and the colin farrell remake is a far more gritty and grim version, but back in 1985, it was a lighter, more casual time and. The host of a late night tv horror show believes a teens nextdoor neighbor is a vampire.
Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Fright nights original ending was much different screen rant. The plot follows a teenaged boy who discovers that his neighbor is actually a vampire, which culminates in a battle between the two. Fright night 1985 fright night, tom holland, best movie posters. This is a cult classic for good reason and i only wish i could. Popcorn eyeballs halloween fright night movie invitation. For ed, jerry is the gift hed never been given his entire life. Spuds mackenzie fright night 80s throwback slim fit tshirt. The characters are relatable and surprisingly layered, every single one of them. Groups sizes vary depending on your chosen activity. Although their was a followup to this 1985mouldbreaker in 1988s fright night 2 and it does run a close second with a character that really does look like dandridges sister, this is still best. Rent fright night 1985 starring chris sarandon and william ragsdale on dvd and bluray. All in all, fright night was an enjoyable, chillfilled romp that did its job on the big screen. Theres a reason that horror is such a popular film genre some people just love to be scared.
The movie is great fun and actually unlike the limp 2012 remake genuinely scary and quite affecting in places. Nicole is a college student and a new neighbor, jerry, just moved in. You may be able to bring spectators depending on your chosen activity. In fact, the movie went and won the silver medal at the box office for all horror films in 1985. Fright night 1985 fright night was released on august 2nd, 1985. Scream and the movies that followed it owe everything to fright night. A fright night experience that will give them nightmares for at least a week. Fright night 1985 horror posters, horror movie art, scary.
Fright night font here refers to the font used in the poster title of fright night, which is a 3d comedy horror film released in 2011. In an attempt to produce an authentic reaction of fright when. Jerry dandriges house very well could be the same creepy house of the klopecks of the burbs. Although he wasnt a horror movie fan, geoffreys loved the script, so he called his agent and emphatically declared that hed love to audition for charley. We print the highest quality fright night tshirts on the internet. Rent fright night 1985 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix.
Fright night deftly combines thrills and humor in this ghostly tale about a man living next to a vampire. The only appreciation society devoted to the 1985 cult vampire film, fright night starring roddy mcdowall. Fright night 1985 the ultimate collection home facebook. Stephen geoffreys, and roddy mcdowall as the host of a fright fest on local late night television, ragsdale does battle with the devilishly handsome bloodsucker.
The film is a remake of the 1985 film of the same name and revolves around a teenager called charley brewster, who suspects his new neighbor is a vampire responsible for a series of recent deaths. Fright night 1985 vs fright night 2011 wicked horror. Vampires, who are doomed to live forever, have outlived their fashion. They want to see some mad slasher running around and chopping off heads. The kids today, he complains, dont have the patience for vampires. The only one who can help him hunt them down is a washedup actor, peter vincent, who hosts charlies favorite tv show, fright night. Unfortunately for the wouldbe vampire slayers, dandrige has set. Its more than a bit dated compared to more modern films and the colin farrell remake is a far more gritty and grim version, but back in 1985, it was a lighter, more casual time and the original suited the audience of the day. And although on the one hand, fright night is quite dated, it also captures the atmosphere and the essence of the 80s.
After surviving the events of the 2011 fright night, jerry has moved to colorado, taking up the night shift at a local construction company. It may not have been necessary to remake the 1985 cult classic, but the new fright night benefits from terrific performances by colin. It stars william ragsdale, chris sarandon, roddy mcdowall and amanda bearse. This one is of course the new version of fright night, it sort of follows some of the basic story of the original movie, but somehow i feel fails in the humour that was in the 1980s movie, in this one david tennant is the star, he at least is rather funny and his character is rather unexpectedly weak and eccentric, and flawed just as the one.
For the best experience please update your browser. So many different labels can be placed on this film, all of them would be accurate. The special effects are good for 1985 and unlike where in modern films the sfx are the main point in the movie, here they add to the already present chilling atmosphere. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. Oh fright night, the one movie where the protagonists sidekicks are more amusing than he is, theres a simple exchange between amy and charlie that leaves me in total awe of amanda bearse. The fright night film 1985 appreciation society home. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Fright night 1985 tom hollands fright night is an essential vampire film as well as an essential piece of horror from the 1980s. Time made justice to fright night, one of the best vampire movies ever and probably the best of the 80s.
Fright night is a decent vampire movie that i enjoyed very much. Gallery of 18 movie poster and cover images for fright night 1985. It did get a sequel called fright night part 2 in 1988, which is actually hard to come by. Fright night 1985 movie charlie brewster vampires fan art print a3 size. The film has built quite the reputation since its release and has led to the release of a sequel and a remake in 2011.
The feeling of the hair standing up on the back of your neck, the excitement of the adrenaline rush as you jump out of your skin, and the relief as the suspense is finally over are all strangely enjoyable, and those are all the things that make a fright night experience such fun. The original 1985 fright night is a cult classic that has stood the test of time and a reboot. Shop fright night tshirts created by independent artists from around the globe. Roger ebert gave the film three out of four stars and wrote, fright night is not a distinguished movie, but it has a lot of fun being undistinguished. Fright night 1985 in many ways, fright night is a film ahead of its time. Fright night on dvd 043396056299 from sony pictures home entertainment. Join kat and marshall as they spoilalltheway, gleefully. The best line in fright night belongs to roddy mcdowall, who plays a brokendown old hambone actor who used to star in vampire movies. It was metafictional at least a decade before that became popular. Let me start by clarifying that this version of fright night 1985 bluray plays on. Fright night is a 1985 vampire movie directed by tom holland no, not that tom holland, starring chris sarandon, william ragsdale, amanda bearse, and roddy mcdowall charley brewster ragsdale is a teenage boy who loves watching horror movies on latenight television while making out with his girlfriend amy bearse, whom he pretends is helping him study. One of the the best horror movies pretty much ever, actually. I thought i should clarify this first because there are inconsistencies about the way this particular version is presented on amazon. A remake of tom hollands fright night, the films screenplay was adapted by marti noxon.
Tom hollands fright night is one of the most beloved horror films to come out of the 80s, but reception might have been different if the movie went with its original ending tom holland is still an important name in horror, but during the 1980s he was an especially hot commodity and behind properties like childs play, psycho ii, and of course, fright night. I had the chance to see an original 35mm print of fright night, and i honestly believe its the best way to. Hoping to blend right in, jerry intends to remain lowkey this time, hoping to avoid events like that entirely. Fright night is a great horror because it takes a well worn formula and adds a twisted storyline. Shop fright night kids tshirts created by independent artists from around the globe. Let me start by clarifying that this version of fright night 1985 bluray plays on american bluray players.
The babadook 2014 the babadook horror movie thought this was kind of a stupid movie, but my opinion onlyagl shared by find images and videos about movies, horror and the babadook on we heart it the app to get lost in what you love. Content warning this video may be inappropriate for some users. Fright nights original ending was much different screen. It has a simple plot that slowly builds up to cool moments and interesting characters. Fright night 1985 horror posters, horror movie art. Dec 23, 2017 yes, i believe the original house was on a studio lot probably the same lot of the 1989 tom hanks movie the burbs the houses in fright night look very much like those in the burbs, and the burbs was shot at a studio lot.
A terrifically entertaining horror movie, tom hollands fright night has stood. His solution is to enlist the aid of peter vincent roddy mcdowall, a hasbeen horror film actor who now hosts fright night, a local tv show. Fright night 3 will be a sequel to original 1985 classic. Search, discover and share your favorite fright night 1985 gifs. It was about fans of vampire films and it broke down the conventions of vampire films. Availability varies depending on your chosen activity. Oct 17, 2014 fright night 1985 in many ways, fright night is a film ahead of its time. Its fright nights 30th birthday, and the alamo celebrated it with a 35mm.355 1085 295 270 1181 928 134 1334 1434 306 98 773 639 1072 711 749 1044 263 1420 537 788 1168 746 1383 218 568 799 1043 969 1205 1184 1138 1342 514 206 592 785 248 500 1484 1327 262 675 560 965 858