Vampire in Brooklyn
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

Maximillian is a Caribian vampire in search of his bride who is a half-vampire and at this time also a detective of the NYPD investigating the very murders that Max leaves behind. With all this talent, why are the results so bad?

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 29, 2002
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31%



Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Neither scary nor very funny, this misguided effort never lives up to its premise.

Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle

Vampire in Brooklyn is neither funny nor frightening and comes up a tedious middle-road hybrid from veteran scaremeister Wes Craven, who directed.

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Susan Stark
Detroit News

They're no match, though, for the crushing disappointment of having to watch Murphy on the comic sidelines. It's like going to a Barbra Streisand concert and being asked to listen with her while the rhythm section sings.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Given the talent involved, it's almost impressive how much of a misfire the film is.

Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Neither as good as it might be nor as bad as you might expect.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

Doesn't live up to its promise or premise.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Oh, Wes, what did we all do to deserve this?

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

To call this a comedy is a sign of optimism; to call it a comeback for Murphy is a sign of blind faith.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Never funny enough to pass muster as a comedy and never scary enough (if at all) to make it as a horror movie.

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Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (cleveland.com)

Is it comedy? Is it horror? Uneven film that never lives up to its potential as either.

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Wes Craven has made a career out of directing some of the finest horror films in the genre. However in 1995 he teamed up with Eddie Murphy, who by this time was… More
Jason Owens
Maybe I'm the only one, but I was impressed with this vampire flick and with Eddie Murphy as a vampire.
Phil Hubbs
Another film I haven't seen since release at the cinema, I enjoyed it upon first viewing back then but nowadays I'm not so sure. This film was pretty… More
Lady D'arbanville
Ridiculous yet kind of funny and typically Eddie Murphy. This vampire comedy makes easy watching with some comical moments and several characters for Murphy to… More
Tim Salmons
Has some funny moments.
Dean McKenna
This anemic vampire comedy is yet another misfire by star Eddie Murphy, apparently more concerned with playing multiple roles than with delivering a coherent… More

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