Vampire in Brooklyn
|Vampire in Brooklyn|
|Directed by||Wes Craven|
|Screenplay by||Charles Murphy|
|Story by||Eddie Murphy|
|Produced by||Eddie Murphy|
|Edited by||Patrick Lussier|
|Music by||J. Peter Robinson|
Eddie Murphy Productions
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|October 27, 1995|
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. 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?'"
Cast[change | change source]
- Eddie Murphy as Maximillian/Preacher Pauley/Guido
- Angela Bassett as Detective Rita Veder
- Allen Payne as Detective Justice
- Kadeem Hardison as Julius Jones
- John Witherspoon as Silas Green
- Zakes Mokae as Dr. Zeko
- Joanna Cassidy as Captain Dewey
- W. Earl Brown as Police Officer
- Simbi Khali as Nikki
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Vampire in Brooklyn". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2014-11-16.
- ↑ "Vampire in Brooklyn". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2014-11-14.
- ↑ "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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