Vampire in Brooklyn

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Vampire in Brooklyn
Directed byWes Craven
Screenplay byCharles Murphy
Michael Lucker
Chris Parker
Story byEddie Murphy
Vernon Lynch
Charles Murphy
Produced byEddie Murphy
Mark Lipsky
StarringEddie Murphy
Angela Bassett
Allen Payne
Kadeem Hardison
John Witherspoon
Zakes Mokae
Joanna Cassidy
CinematographyMark Irwin
Edited byPatrick Lussier
Music byJ. Peter Robinson
Eddie Murphy Productions
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
October 27, 1995
Running time
102 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$14 million
Box office$19,751,736[1]

Vampire in Brooklyn (also known as Wes Craven's Vampire in Brooklyn) is a 1995 American horror comedy movie. It was directed by Wes Craven and was produced by Eddie Murphy and Mark Lipsky. Vampire in Brooklyn was released on October 27, 1995. It was the final movie that was produced under Paramount Pictures since Eddie Murphy's contract ran out.

The movie gained negative reviews from critics and holds a 10% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[2] During an interview with Rolling Stone, Murphy said why Vampire in Brooklyn was a failure. He was quoted as saying "The only way I was able to do Nutty Professor and to get out of my Paramount deal, I had to do Vampire in Brooklyn. But you know what ruined that movie? The wig. I walked out in that longhaired wig and people said, 'Oh, get the fuck out of here! What the hell is this?'"[3]

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  1. "Vampire in Brooklyn". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2014-11-16.
  2. "Vampire in Brooklyn". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2014-11-14.
  3. "Eddie Murphy Speaks: The Rolling Stone Interview". Rolling Stone. 9 November 2011. Archived from the original on 2018-06-09. Retrieved 2014-11-14.

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