Kiss Of The Damned
Kiss Of The Damned (2013)

Beautiful vampire Djuna (Josephine de La Baume) tries to resist the advances of the handsome, human screenwriter Paolo (Milo Ventimiglia), but eventually gives in to their passion. When her troublemaker sister Mimi (Roxane Mesquida)… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Release Date: May 3, 2013
DVD Release Date: July 23, 2013
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Critic Score: 58% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Soren Anderson
Seattle Times

"Kiss of the Damned" is rather a hoot.

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Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post

Cassavetes can film an erotic encounter worthy of the 1970s and the golden age of sex scenes, and that is no small compliment these days.

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Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

We need our storytellers to do more than draw painfully obvious parallels between drinking blood and making love.

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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

An ambitious, if deeply flawed, vampire love story ...

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

"Kiss of the Damned" tries to give the vampire movie something it most definitely does not need: class.

Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Writer-director Xan Cassavetes is trying to go beyond the usual boundaries of the vampire genre. She doesn't quite succeed, but at least she tries.

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Amy Nicholson
Los Angeles Times

The confident, female-driven sensuality of "Kiss of the Damned" anchors this handsome nonsense.

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Noel Murray
AV Club

What distinguishes Kiss Of The Damned is its look, which combines the garish gore and muted tones of '70s Euro-horror with the subtle glow of modern moviemaking; and its sound design, which frequently mixes in a hellish throb.

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Mark R. Leeper
Mark Leeper's Reviews

The screenplay is cliched and simplistic melodrama that drags even if the images and some of the operatic music quotes are lush.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Greg S
A newly turned vampire adjusts to life with his undead lover, but her reckless human-hunting sister threatens their undercover lifestyle. Some good erotic… More
Christian C
An excitingly fresh vampire movie (in the way World War Z and 28 Days Later was fresh for zombies). Less action than expected, but more drama. Refreshing… More
Dann Michalski
Dark and gritty, Kiss of the Damned is a morose and uninspired vampire tale. After a femme fatale named Djuna sires a writer to be her vampire lover her sister… More