Fright Night

Fright Night (1985)

There are some very good reasons to be afraid of the dark.

  • Genre: Horror
  • Release Date: 1985-08-02
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 668 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 47min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige, is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent, famed for portraying a ghoul hunter. Unfortunately for the would-be vampire slayers, Dandrige has set his sights on Charley's girlfriend.

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  • Chris Sarandon

    as Jerry Dandrige
  • William Ragsdale

    as Charley Brewster
  • Amanda Bearse

    as Amy Peterson
  • Roddy McDowall

    as Peter Vincent
  • Stephen Geoffreys

    as 'Evil' Ed Thompson
  • Jonathan Stark

    as Billy Cole
  • Dorothy Fielding

    as Judy Brewster
  • Art Evans

    as Detective Lennox
  • Nick Savage

    as Bouncer #1
  • Heidi Sorenson

    as Hooker
  • Bob Corff

    as Jonathan
  • Ernie Holmes

    as Bouncer #2
  • Stewart Stern

    as Cook
  • Irina Irvine

    as Teenage Girl
  • Pamela Brown

    as Miss Nina
  • Chris Hendrie

    as Newscaster
  • Prince Hughes

    as Bouncer #3 (as Prince A. Hughes)
  • Tina Benez

    as Crossdressing Vampire (uncredited)
  • Joy Michelle Moore

    as High School Student (uncredited)
  • Christopher Lee

    as Dracula (archive footage)
Sound Brad Fiedel Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Rick Stratton Makeup Artist
Editing Kent Beyda Editor
Costume & Make-Up Ken Diaz Makeup Artist
Visual Effects Richard Edlund Visual Effects Producer
Production Herb Jaffe Producer
Camera Jan Kiesser Director of Photography
Writing Tom Holland Screenplay
Directing Tom Holland Director
Production Jerry A. Baerwitz Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Marina Pedraza Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Dale Brady Special Effects Makeup Artist