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Fright Night is a American horror film written and directed by Tom Holland ( in his film was followed by a sequel, Fright Night Part 2, in , and a remake in , . Some were slight and others were major - such as the ending which "I think there was sort of an asexual quality to the relationship that was sort of. August 19, by Warner Bros. Pictures. The original Fright Night, a moderate hit in and a horror movie classic, was a If it weren't for the violence, the " my neighbor is a vampire" plot could play like the whimsical premise of some kid- friendly Halloween story. . Describe the relationship between Charley and Amy. As they fight, Ed lets all of his anger out on his opponent and Charley reluctantly kills Ed. Meanwhile, Amy shoots Jerry with silver bullets.
As Jerry begins to attack more people throughout the neighborhood, Charley sneaks into Jerry's house and finds out that he keeps his victims in secret rooms. Charley goes to Las Vegas magician Peter Vincent, a supposed expert on vampires. Peter, however, doesn't take him seriously and kicks him out.
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Jerry comes to Charley's house and sets fire to it. Charley, Jane, and his girlfriend, Amy Peterson, flee through the desert in their minivan. Jerry catches up with them, but is wounded by Jane with a real estate sign stake. Jane is admitted to a hospital, where Charley is summoned by Peter.Fright Night 2011 / Comedy, Horror - Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, David Tennant.
Upon arriving at Peter's penthouse and is informed on the species of vampire when Ed turns up. By now Ed has been fully transformed into a vampire and he aids Jerry in attacking Charley, Amy, and Peter. As they fight, Ed lets all of his anger out on his opponent and Charley reluctantly kills Ed. Meanwhile, Amy shoots Jerry with silver bullets which are rather ineffective, but then injures Jerry with holy water. They then run into a club, where they get separated in the crowd.
Amy is kissed, bitten, and possessed by Jerry, who proceeds to take her. Peter refuses to help Charley and reveals that both of his parents were killed by a vampire later revealed to be Jerry himself. He does, however, give Charley a stake blessed by Saint Michael that will kill Jerry and turn all of his victims back into humans.
Charley goes to Jerry's house where Peter decides to join him after all. They are led into Jerry's basement, where they are attacked by many of Jerry's victims, including Amy.
Charley confronts Amy and she explains how they can be with each other forever. Just as she is about to bite Charley he stabs her, intentionally missing her heart, and then escaping. Some were slight and others were major - such as the ending which originally featured Peter Vincent transforming into a vampire as he returned to host Fright Night. The cast and crew were given the luxury of having two weeks of rehearsal time in late November prior to filming.
Having begun his career as a classically trained actor,  Holland encouraged the cast to write biographies of their characters so they would completely understand their motivations and be able to draw on that information while filming their scenes.
Stark and Sarandon had not picked up on Holland's intended gay subtext when they were developing their characters.
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He realizes it but doesn't admit it. He-had a moderate success in an isolated film here and there, but all very bad product. This poor sonofabitch just played the same character all the time, which was awful. And then he disappeared from sight, 15 years beforehand. He's been peddling these movies to late night tv, various syndicated markets - he'd go six months In Iowa, six months In Podunk.
Recalled Ragsdale, "He had his videocamera on his shoulder and he shooting, like, family movies the whole time. Filming[ edit ] Principal photography commenced on December 3, and wrapped on February 23, It was totally my film without studio interference.
The schedule had to be reorganized but filming soldiered on. In fact, I think that the thing I'll remember most about this movie is everyone's spirit and humor.
Early in production, Holland invited Fangoria writer Abbie Bernstein to visit the set as often as she liked, and she took him up on his offer.
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Of the wrap party in March, Bernstein wrote, "It's fun and pleasant, but it lacks the intense camaraderie of the set. In those days the lenses were hard plastic, which Steve Johnson hand-painted throwing some glitter into the mixlacquered and sanded. A set was made for Stark to wear when he's in his final pursuit of Peter and Charley, but he kept tripping on the stairs.