Children of the Night (film)

Children of the Night (film)

Infobox Film
name = Children of the Night

image_size =
caption =
director = Tony Randel
producer = Norman Jacobs
Steven Jacobs
Howard Nash
Damon Santostefano
Christopher Webster
writer = Nicholas Falacci
William Hopkins
Tony Randel
Christopher Webster
narrator =
starring = Karen Black
Ami Dolenz
Peter DeLuise
Garrett Morris
music = Daniel Licht
cinematography = Richard Michalak
editing = Rick Roberts
distributor = Columbia Pictures
released = 1991
runtime = 92 min.
country = USA
language = English
budget =
gross =
preceded_by =
followed_by =
website =
amg_id = 1:9282
imdb_id = 0103957

"Children of the Night" is a 1991 horror film directed by Tony Randel.


*"Pray for dawn."


Cindy and Lucy (Ami Dolenz) are eighteen and going away to college. As a ritual, they must rid themselves of the "dirt" from their small hometown of swimming in an abandoned church crypt. Both girls strip down to their underwear, jump into the water and begin talking about sex. Then Lucy drops her crucifix...which drifts down to land on the remains of an ancient vampire, Czakyr, apparently waking him up. Czakyr kills Cindy as Lucy looks on in horror. Mark Gardner (Peter DeLuise), a school teacher from a nearby town, gets directed to Allburg. There he tries to help Lucy and her grandmother (Karen Black). Lucy becomes the target of a town-turned-vampire, due to her "virgin blood." She, Mark and an old wino shack up in an abandoned building outside of town; eventually, they are lured back to Allburg by the locals. There (after a giant, glowing cross spears the front of their Toyota), they battle Allburg's entire vampire populace...ultimately taking on the evil Czakyr.


*This is the first, if not only, vampire movie in which the bloodsuckers sleep underwater with their lungs floating on the surface.
*Ami Dolenz and Peter DeLuise would later co-star as a high-school cheerleader and her bumbling kidnapper (respectively) in the 1993 movie "Rescue Me".

Main cast

*Karen Black as Karen Thompson
*Peter DeLuise as Mark Gardner
*Ami Dolenz as Lucy Barrett
*David Sawyer as Czakyr
*Garrett Morris as Matty


*imdb title|0103957

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