• The Little Vampire (2000)

The Little Vampire

Release Date: October 27th, 2000

DVD Release Date: March 6th, 2001

PG |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

After he moves to Scotland with his parents, only child Tony (Jonathan Lipnicki) struggles to make friends at his new school. But he is bullied and picked on by the other boys, and has little hope of overcoming his miserable new life. Then he meets Rudolph (Rollo Weeks), a kid vampire with whom Tony becomes very close. But, when Rudolph's life and the future of the vampire race are threatened by a ruthless vampire hunter, Tony must find the courage to save his best friend.

Cast: Jonathan Lipnicki, Richard E. Grant, Jim Carter, Alice Krige, Rollo Weeks, John Wood, Pamela Gidley, Tommy Hinkley

Director: Uli Edel

Genres: Children , Fantasy , Adventure

Production Co: Propaganda Films, Stonewood, Avrora Media, Comet Film, Cometstone Pictures

Distributors: New Line Home Video [us], New Line Cinema, Cometstone Productions

Keywords: 2000s , School , Best friend , Father , Underdog , Playful , Amusing , Growing up , Quest , Suspenseful , Heartwarming

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Desmond RyanPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The obstacles are many, most notably Rookery, a local vampire hunter who looks like a rejected extra from "Mad Max." show more

  • 63
    Larry TerenziMr. Showbiz

    A generally likeable cast atones for the underwritten script with fine comic spirit. show more

  • 75
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    Strikes a nice balance between smart and sweet. show more

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