History Film / FrightNight2011

20th Aug '16 11:06:19 AM jojo1228
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* DecompositeCharacter: Ed fills pretty much the same role he did in the original, with the added bonus of being the one who gets Charlie involved instead of the reverse. However, his personality's been given a radical overhaul to make him more normal and sympathetic, and his over-the-top mannerisms and sneering, jerkish personality have been removed and placed in new character Mark.

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* DecompositeCharacter: Ed fills pretty much the same role he did in the original, with the added bonus of being the one who gets Charlie Charley involved instead of the reverse. However, his personality's been given a radical overhaul to make him more normal and sympathetic, and his over-the-top mannerisms and sneering, jerkish personality have been removed and placed in new character Mark.



** Again, Creator/DavidTennant as Peter Vincent, both on stage and in person when talking with Charlie.

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** Again, Creator/DavidTennant as Peter Vincent, both on stage and in person when talking with Charlie.Charley.



** When Peter points a crucifixion nail from his collection at [[spoiler: vampirised Ed]], the gesture is exactly the same one [[Creator/DavidTennant the actor]] would use for [[Series/DoctorWho the Doctor's sonic screwdriver]]. The fact that the screwdriver is, [[TechnicalPacifist quite deliberately]], not a weapon, and the Doctor usually ends up fleeing from the MonsterOfTheWeek until he can come up with a better idea might also foreshadow the fact that Peter just points it uselessly at his enemy before having to run away.

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** When Peter points a crucifixion nail from his collection at [[spoiler: a vampirised Ed]], the gesture is exactly the same one [[Creator/DavidTennant the actor]] would use for [[Series/DoctorWho the Doctor's sonic screwdriver]]. The fact that the screwdriver is, [[TechnicalPacifist quite deliberately]], not a weapon, and the Doctor usually ends up fleeing from the MonsterOfTheWeek until he can come up with a better idea might also foreshadow the fact that Peter just points it uselessly at his enemy before having to run away.



* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler: Jerry has Charley right where he can kill him, and what does he do? He tells him exactly how/where to stake a vampire. Cue massive facepalm from the audience]]

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* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler: Jerry has Charley right where he can kill him, and what does he do? He tells him exactly how/where to stake a vampire. Cue massive facepalm from the audience]]NiceJobFixingItVillain]]
6th Aug '16 3:51:23 PM mzytryck01
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%%* AssholeVictim: Mark

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%%* * AssholeVictim: MarkMark, the JerkJock who goes out of his way to torment Ed at every posible opportunity.


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** When Peter points a crucifixion nail from his collection at [[spoiler: vampirised Ed]], the gesture is exactly the same one [[Creator/DavidTennant the actor]] would use for [[Series/DoctorWho the Doctor's sonic screwdriver]]. The fact that the screwdriver is, [[TechnicalPacifist quite deliberately]], not a weapon, and the Doctor usually ends up fleeing from the MonsterOfTheWeek until he can come up with a better idea might also foreshadow the fact that Peter just points it uselessly at his enemy before having to run away.
18th Jul '16 9:13:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: When Charley starts testing Jerry to see if he can enter the house uninvited, even to just grab some beers from across the threshold, Jerry figures it out immediately. [[And gives Charley no time to prepare himself further, blowing up Charley's house moments later.]] [[spoiler: Subverted by the end of the film, however, where he shows Charley exactly where to stake him.]]
4th Jul '16 2:04:30 AM randomguy399
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* ShoutOut: Peter tells Charley he won't be joining his [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Scooby gang]].

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* ShoutOut: Peter tells Charley he won't be joining his [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Scooby gang]]. Bonus points for the movie being written by Marti Noxon, who was one of the writers on ''Buffy''.
19th Jun '16 5:34:16 PM DevinMeenan
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** The film's portrayal of vampirism is in general similar to the {{Buffyverse}}'s, with vampires being able to switch in-and-out of GameFace and [[NoBodyLeftBehind collapsing into dust when they die.]]
19th Jun '16 5:05:53 PM DevinMeenan
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* EpicFlail: Amy uses one.



* EpicFlail: Amy uses one.

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* EpicFlail: Amy uses one.{{Expy}}: As noted above, Charley is essentially a male [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Buffy]], while Jerry is [[CompositeCharacter a mix of Spike and Angelus.]]
19th Jun '16 4:47:50 PM JamesAustin
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''Fright Night'' (2011) is a remake of the cult [[Film/FrightNight1985 1985 horror-comedy hit]], starring Colin Farrell, AntonYelchin, Creator/DavidTennant, Toni Collette, Imogen Poots and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. It drops the Peter Vincent BecomingTheMask story and turns Charley into a Series/{{Buffy|the Vampire Slayer}}-type character, with Jerry resembling both Spike (suave and cool) and Angelus (loves to kill and psychologically torture his victims), and Peter as a UsefulNotes/LasVegas showman instead of a former actor.

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''Fright Night'' (2011) is a remake of the cult [[Film/FrightNight1985 1985 horror-comedy hit]], starring Colin Farrell, AntonYelchin, Creator/AntonYelchin, Creator/DavidTennant, Toni Collette, Imogen Poots and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. It drops the Peter Vincent BecomingTheMask story and turns Charley into a Series/{{Buffy|the Vampire Slayer}}-type character, with Jerry resembling both Spike (suave and cool) and Angelus (loves to kill and psychologically torture his victims), and Peter as a UsefulNotes/LasVegas showman instead of a former actor.
19th May '16 9:57:48 AM SpocktorWho
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* NotSoDifferent: Charley berates Peter for his refusal to help, but Peter explains that [[spoiler:when his parents were killed, the only reason he survived was because he was smart enough to hide...which is exactly what Charley did while Jerry fed on Doris; ''his'' first close encounter with a vampire.]]

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* NotSoDifferent: Charley berates Peter for his refusal to help, but Peter explains that [[spoiler:when his parents were killed, the only reason he survived was because he was smart enough to hide... which is exactly what Charley did while Jerry fed on Doris; ''his'' first close encounter with a vampire.]]
21st Apr '16 5:32:09 AM Morgenthaler
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In late 2012, a direct-to-video sequel was announced under a different studio to be shot in Romania. It was later announced that the sequel would be a remake of the original film (and remake of the remake) with Charley, Amy, Peter and "Evil" Ed coming back, with Jerry [[GenderFlip Gender Flipped]] as a woman named Gerri.

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In late 2012, a direct-to-video sequel was announced under a different studio to be shot in Romania. It was later announced that the sequel would be a remake of the original film (and remake of the remake) with Charley, Amy, Peter and "Evil" Ed coming back, with Jerry [[GenderFlip Gender Flipped]] as a woman named Gerri.Gerri, played by Creator/JaimeMurray.
27th Feb '16 9:34:04 PM jojo1228
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** GoGoEnslavement: Just like in the original movie, Amy inexplicably winds up in [[WomanInWhite a white dress]] when Charley finds her in the basement.

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** * GoGoEnslavement: Just like in the original movie, Amy inexplicably winds up in [[WomanInWhite a white dress]] when Charley finds her in the basement.


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*TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler: Jerry has Charley right where he can kill him, and what does he do? He tells him exactly how/where to stake a vampire. Cue massive facepalm from the audience]]
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