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R| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
In the wake of her mother's death in a mental institution, detective Rita Veder (Angela Bassett) is assigned to a baffling serial murder case. After examining the crime scene -- a corpse-filled ship found adrift at sea -- Rita meets Maximilian (Eddie Murphy), a smooth-talking Caribbean playboy determined to romance her. When Rita begins suffering from crippling hallucinations, she calls upon Dr. Zeko (Zakes Mokae), an occultist who suspects a vampire is on the loose.

Cast: Eddie Murphy , Angela Bassett , Allen Payne , Kadeem Hardison , John Witherspoon , Zakes Mokae , Joanna Cassidy , Simbi Khali

Director: Wes Craven

Genres: Comedy

Vampire In Brooklyn (1995)

Release Date: October 27th, 1995|1 hr. 41 min.

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  • Vampire in Brooklyn is neither funny nor frightening and comes up a tedious middle-road hybrid from veteran scaremeister Wes Craven, who directed. show more

  • Not even scaremeister director Wes Craven can awaken this story. Murphy's pale efforts are enough to make one fondly recall Blacula. Now that was one sucker who knew how to make a film that didn't. [27 Oct 1995, p.4D] show more

  • Vampire is hardly a consequential film, nor does it suggest hitherto buried reserves of Murphy's talent. But it's a diverting mixture of horror, romance and comedy. show more

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