Vampires

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Total Reviews
11
2.9
Overall Satisfaction
4.1
Value
2.3
Ease of Use
2.8
Performance

It just amazes me that a fine actor like James Woods and a fine director like John Carpenter could make such an awful movie. When I saw this movie I sat there completely stunned at just how bad it was. The cinematography was the best thing about this film and that was nothing special. The visuals do nothing to enhance the film at all, the vampires look plain and generic and have no visual flair at all, just long fangs and black clothing (yawn). The plot is just a standard by the numbers 'kill the head vampire' writing. Once again no imagination involved here at all. As for the acting, well it seems that James Woods has deteriorated in to playing a caricature of himself (ie: and intense, ill-tempored, no-bs taking guy). John Carpenter seems to be just collecting a paycheck and thats all. It's sad really to see how far he's fallen. Go back and watch some of his older movies like, Christine, The Fog, Escape from New York, or The Thing to see how good he used to be.

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Beautiful visuals

by Katerchen on 5/24/1999

Beautiful visuals (I love the southwest), good FX. Listen to the music and see if you can see the Dusk Till Dawn influence …

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Awesome

by Mrpbody4@aol.com on 6/19/1999

Beats your standard vampire movie by far. Visuals and special effects are superb. Acting is great, Griffith is terrifying. Well worth the time to watch, twice.

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Product Overview

The future of mankind rests in the hands of master slayer jack crow as he moves to prevent the master vampire from reaching his ultimate goal for the legions of undead, the ability to walk in daylight. If you've always bought the myth that vampires can only walk in the dark, you haven't met the master.

Specifications

Studio Sony
SKU 40106370
UPC 043396030640
UPC 14 00043396030640
Format DVD
Release Date 12/21/2004
Rating Rating
Actors
Name Wood,James
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Directors
Name John Carpenter
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Cast & Crew
Daniel Baldwin - Actor
Gregory Sierra - Actor
James Woods - Actor
Sheryl Lee - Actor
Thomas Ian Griffith - Actor
Tim Guinee - Actor
Maximilian Schell - Actor
John Steakley - Based on Novel By
John Carpenter - Director
Gary B. Kibbe - Director of Photography
John Carpenter - Musical Score
Don Jakoby - Producer
Sandy King - Producer
John Steakley - Writer
Don Jakoby - Writer
Reviews
ReviewSource Box Office Magazine
Review In a perfect bit of casting, James Woods is Jack Crow, the leader of a team of vampire slayers hired by the Catholic Church... Vampires is a tough-minded movie that doesn't, as Crow aptly puts it, "romanticize the bloodsuckers."... (Director John) Carpenter is great at mixing toungue-in-cheek humor and scares in equal measure...
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Reviewer Shlomo Schwartzberg
ReviewRating 7
Features
DVD, Pan and Scan (TV Format), Dolby Surround Sound, English, Subtitled, French, Dubbed, No Longer Produced
Product Attributes
Actor Wood,James
Label Columbia/tri-Star
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
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USA Today ...stunningly surreal...

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