History Film / JohnCarpentersVampires

21st Apr '18 3:43:47 PM Jallen
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* IWillFindYou: The driving force of the film is Connor's relentless search to find his misisng girlfriend dispite everybody telling him to forget it and go home.

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* IWillFindYou: The driving force of the film is Connor's relentless search to find his misisng missing girlfriend dispite despite everybody telling him to forget it and go home.



* MightyWhitey: Downplayed for most of the film where Connor is a hapless tourist (while good fighting skills) that needs saving but come the end of the film [[spoiler: get chooses to become a vampire, fights better than all the other vampires, defeats the BigBad and saves the day after literally, all the other good vampires die.]]

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* MightyWhitey: Downplayed for most of the film where Connor is a hapless tourist (while good fighting skills) that needs saving but come the end of the film [[spoiler: get chooses to become a vampire, turned, fights better than all the other vampires, defeats the BigBad and saves the day after literally, literally all the other good vampires song neng die.]]



* PoliceAreUseless: The Thailand police treat the fact that his girlfriend has been kidnapped like it's a lover's quarrel and tell him to go away, wait for two days, and then file a report. Up to the viewer to decide if they know about the rampant vampire population in town or they're just incompetent.

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* PoliceAreUseless: The Thailand police treat the fact that his Connor's girlfriend has been kidnapped like it's a lover's quarrel and tell him to go away, wait for two days, and then file a report. Up to the viewer to decide if they know about the rampant vampire population in town or they're just incompetent.



* WarriorMonk: The Song Neng who live in a monastery. The main one looks a lot like a Shaolin monk only

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* WarriorMonk: The Song Neng who live in a monastery. The main one looks a lot like a a traditional Shaolin monk only
monk.
21st Apr '18 3:38:53 PM Jallen
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* ''Vampires: Los Muertos'' (2002) staring and [[Music/BonJovi Jon Bon Jovi]] as a out of his league vampire hunter. He's tasked with assembling a crack-team to go on the hunt of a deadly "Master" in the heart of rural Mexico, only problem is everybody he's meant to recuit is killed before he can get to them.

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* ''Vampires: Los Muertos'' (2002) staring and starring [[Music/BonJovi Jon Bon Jovi]] as a an out of his league vampire hunter. He's tasked with assembling a crack-team to go on the hunt of a deadly "Master" in the heart of rural Mexico, the only problem is everybody he's meant to recuit recruit is killed before he can get to them.



* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Valek is prevented from getting the cross and killed. But Montoya is bitten and on the verge of turning despite having helped in the final battle. Jack however gives him as well as Katrina, a mercy two day lead before he comes after him out of respect for their friendship (as well as a code that they have among vampire hunters) before giving him a tearful goodbye hug. Adam becomes Jack's new partner as they go to hunt Valek's remaining minions.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Valek is prevented from getting the cross and killed. But Montoya is bitten and on the verge of turning despite having helped in the final battle. Jack however gives him as well as Katrina, a mercy two day lead before he comes after him out of respect for their friendship (as well as a code that they have among vampire hunters) before giving him a tearful goodbye hug. Adam becomes Jack's new partner as they go to hunt hunting Valek's remaining minions.]]
21st Apr '18 3:38:12 PM Jallen
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It has two direct-to-DVD sequels, ''Vampires: Los Muertos'' (2002) and ''Vampires: The Turning'' (2005).

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It has two direct-to-DVD sequels, ''Vampires: sequels,

*''Vampires:
Los Muertos'' (2002) staring and ''Vampires: [[Music/BonJovi Jon Bon Jovi]] as a out of his league vampire hunter. He's tasked with assembling a crack-team to go on the hunt of a deadly "Master" in the heart of rural Mexico, only problem is everybody he's meant to recuit is killed before he can get to them.

*''Vampires:
The Turning'' (2005).
(2005) while visiting Thailand Connor's girlfriend get's kidnapped by a gang of [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot motorbike-riding vampires]]. Spurned by the local police Connor get's caught up in a three-way war between the villain vampires (jai tham), the good non-human feeding vampires (song neng) and the human vampire hunters.



* EverybodyWasKungFuFighting: All the vampires and our lead hero know Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) which relies on the use of fists, elbows, knees, and shins to attack and block.



* IWillFindYou: The driving force of the film is Connor's relentless search to find his misisng girlfriend dispite everybody telling him to forget it and go home.
* MartialArtsMovie: The
* MightyWhitey: Downplayed for most of the film where Connor is a hapless tourist (while good fighting skills) that needs saving but come the end of the film [[spoiler: get chooses to become a vampire, fights better than all the other vampires, defeats the BigBad and saves the day after literally, all the other good vampires die.]]



* PoliceAreUseless: The Thailand police treat the fact that his girlfriend has been kidnapped like it's a lover's quarrel and tell him to go away, wait for two days, and then file a report. Up to the viewer to decide if they know about the rampant vampire population in town or they're just incompetent.




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* WarriorMonk: The Song Neng who live in a monastery. The main one looks a lot like a Shaolin monk only
14th Apr '18 3:27:07 PM Jallen
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* DaywalkingVampire: [[spoiler: Zoe thanks to his pills. Una, briefly, after she steals Zoe's pills.]]

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* DaywalkingVampire: [[spoiler: Zoe thanks to his her pills. Una, briefly, after she steals Zoe's pills.]]



** Una slashes all the throats of the customers and the employees in the diner, save for Bliss who was in the bathroom at that time. When Derek comes out of the bathroom, he is greeted by sight of the victims still clutching their bleeding wounds. One of the waitress manages to ring the police alarm before collapsing due to blood loss.
** Derek Bliss finds a person who committed suicide by way of blowing his head off with a shotgun. The congealed blood is splattered in the nearby wall.

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** Una slashes all the throats of the customers and the employees in the diner, save for Bliss who was in the bathroom at that time. When Derek comes out of the bathroom, he is greeted by sight of the victims still clutching their bleeding wounds. One of the waitress waitresses manages to ring the police alarm before collapsing due to blood loss.
** Derek Bliss finds a person who committed suicide by way of blowing his head off with a shotgun. The congealed blood is splattered in on the nearby wall.



* KatanasAreJustBetter: Derek's primary weapon is a katana which he keeps hidden in a surf board.
* TheMole: [[spoiler: Ray becomes one after Una sedueces him to Zoe's pills, causing Una to be immune to the sunlight's effects.]]

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* ItsAlwaysMardiGrasInNewOrleans: The climax of the film occurs on the titular Day of the Dead (Di­a de los Muertos).
* KatanasAreJustBetter: Derek's primary weapon is a katana which he keeps hidden in a surf board.
surfboard.
* KidSidekick: Sancho who is almost 16.
* LesbianVampire: Brief hint of it where the two female leads (both technically vampires) have an exotic moment leading to an almost kiss.
* TheMole: [[spoiler: Ray becomes one after Una sedueces seduces him to Zoe's pills, causing Una to be immune to the sunlight's effects.]]]]
* MostDefinitelyNotAccompanyingUs: Sancho is given 20 bucks and told to go home. Later he is found hiding in a tree outside of a massacred monastery. He's followed the main-character on his dirt bike and has a letter of recommendation from his mother.
* NonActorVehicle: [[Music/BonJovi Jon Bon Jovi]] is the leading man of the film



* TheRenfield: [[spoiler: Darius becomes a thrall to the vampire, making him steal Zoe's pills.]]



* ShoutOut: Derek Bliss' surfboard armory of anti-vampire weaponry is a direct nod to Film/Desperado.

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* ShoutOut: Derek Bliss' surfboard armory of anti-vampire weaponry is a direct nod to Film/Desperado.Film/{{Desperado}}.
12th Apr '18 2:44:48 PM Jallen
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Valek is prevented from getting the cross and killed. But Montoya is bitten and on the verge of turning despite having helped in the final battle. Jack however gives him as well as Katrina, a mercy three day lead before he comes after him out of respect for their friendship (as well as a code that they have among vampire hunters) before giving him a tearful goodbye hug. Adam becomes Jack's new partner as they go to hunt Valek's remaining minions.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Valek is prevented from getting the cross and killed. But Montoya is bitten and on the verge of turning despite having helped in the final battle. Jack however gives him as well as Katrina, a mercy three two day lead before he comes after him out of respect for their friendship (as well as a code that they have among vampire hunters) before giving him a tearful goodbye hug. Adam becomes Jack's new partner as they go to hunt Valek's remaining minions.]]
10th Mar '18 8:06:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* VampireHunter: Jack Crow leads a group of vampire hunters who are [[FantasticCatholicism on the payroll of the catholic church]]. They're pretty effective at it until they receive a visit from the [[MonsterProgenitor Master Vampire]] Jan Valek, who is far stronger than anything they have ever deal with, so quickly wipes out everyone but Crow and his best friend.

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* VampireHunter: Jack Crow leads a group of vampire hunters who are [[FantasticCatholicism on the payroll of the catholic church]]. They're pretty effective at it until they receive a visit from the [[MonsterProgenitor Master Vampire]] Jan Valek, who is far stronger than anything they have ever deal dealt with, so quickly wipes out everyone but Crow and his best friend.
10th Mar '18 8:05:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* VampireHunter: Jack Crow leads a group of vampire hunters who are [[FantasticCatholicism on the payroll of the catholic church]]. They're pretty effective at it until they receive a visit from the [[MonsterProgenitor Master Vampire]] Jan Valek, who is far stronger than anything they have ever deal with, so quickly wipes out everyone but Crow and his best friend.
6th Jan '18 12:34:54 AM CASCHero
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Valek is prevented from getting the cross and killed. But Montoya is bitten and on the verge of turning despite having helped in the final battle. Jack however gives him as well as Katrina, a mercy three day lead before he comes after him out of respect for their friendship (as well as a code that they have among vampire hunters) before giving him a tearful goodbye hug. Adam becomes Jack's new partner as they go to hunt Valek's remaining minions.]]
20th Dec '17 3:06:05 PM Stellarvore
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* PetTheDog: [[spoiler:When Montoya is bitten by Katrina again and Jack finds out he was first bitten a couple days before, Jack acknowledges that he is supposed to kill him, but gives him a head start to flee the country before he tracks him down.]]
20th Dec '17 3:05:02 PM Stellarvore
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* {{Determinator}}: Valek. Not only is he able to catch up with Jack and Montoya after they escape the motel massacre, but [[spoiler:he stays to try and get the Cross of Berzier back from Jack after when the sun has risen and all his goons and even the Masters have fled to the prison.]]


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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: [[spoiler:As the sun rises, most of the vampires flee back to the prison. The ending implies that Jack and Guiteau are about to finish them off.]]
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