Fright Night

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Fright Night ★★½ 1985 (R)

It's Dracula-versus-the-teens time when Charley suspects that his new neighbor descends from Count Vlad's line. He calls in the host of “Fright Night,” the local, late-night, horror-flick series, to help de-ghoul the neighborhood. But they have a problem when the vampire discovers their plans (and nobody believes them anyway). Sarandon is properly seductive as the bloodsucker. 106m/C VHS, DVD . William Ragsdale, Chris Sarandon, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall, Stephen Geoffreys, Jonathan Stark, Dorothy Fielding, Art Evans; D: Tom Holland; W: Tom Holland; C: Jan Kiesser; M: Brad Fiedel.