Near Dark

Near Dark (1987)

In one hot hungry kiss, he gave her everlasting love. She gave him everlasting life.

  • Genre: Horror
  • Release Date: 1987-10-02
  • User Rating: 6.9/10 from 274 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 35min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
  • Production Country: United States of America
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A mid-western farm boy reluctantly becomes a member of the undead when a girl he meets turns out to be part of a band of southern vampires who roam the highways in stolen cars.

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  • Adrian Pasdar

    as Caleb Colton
  • Jenny Wright

    as Mae
  • Lance Henriksen

    as Jesse Hooker
  • Bill Paxton

    as Severen
  • Jenette Goldstein

    as Diamondback
  • Tim Thomerson

    as Loy Colton
  • Joshua John Miller

    as Homer
  • Marcie Leeds

    as Sarah Colton
  • James Le Gros

    as Teenage Cowboy
  • Troy Evans

    as Plainclothes Officer
  • Roger Aaron Brown

    as Cajun Truck Driver
  • Thomas Wagner

    as Bartender
  • S.A. Griffin

    as Police Officer at Motel
  • Paul M. Lane

    as State Trooper
  • Neith Hunter

    as Lady in Car
  • Theresa Randle

    as Lady in Car
  • Don Pugsley

    as Truck Driver #2
  • Billy Beck

    as Motel Manager
  • Leo Geter

    as Caleb's Friend
Directing Kathryn Bigelow Director
Writing Kathryn Bigelow Screenplay
Writing Eric Red Screenplay
Production Edward S. Feldman Executive Producer
Production Steven-Charles Jaffe Producer
Production Charles R. Meeker Executive Producer
Sound Christopher Franke Original Music Composer
Sound Edgar Froese Original Music Composer
Sound Paul Haslinger Original Music Composer
Camera Adam Greenberg Director of Photography
Editing Howard E. Smith Editor
Production Karen Rea Casting
Costume & Make-Up Joseph A. Porro Costume Design
Art Dian Perryman Art Direction
Art Stephen Altman Production Design
Crew Dale L. Martin Special Effects Coordinator
Crew Everett Creach Stunt Coordinator
Lighting Kyle T. MacDowell Best Boy Electric
Lighting Jack Yanekian Best Boy Electric
Camera Michael Ohrling Camera Operator
Lighting George Palmer Electrician
Lighting John Pierce Electrician
Lighting Ben Felthouse Electrician
Camera Chuck Colwell Second Unit Director of Photography
Camera Robert Gray Key Grip
Camera Gary Farr Still Photographer
Camera Ron Phillips Still Photographer
Production Glenn F. Haines Casting Associate
Costume & Make-Up Leslie Weir Costume Supervisor
Sound Jim Weidman Music Editor
Directing Connie Papineau Script Supervisor
Directing Constance L. Hoy Script Supervisor