Fright Night

Fright Night (1985)

There are some very good reasons to be afraid of the dark.

  • Genre: Comedy, Horror
  • Release Date: 1985-08-02
  • User Rating: 7/10 from 1278 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 47min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Tom Holland
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Charley Brewster, a high school student, accidentally discovers the true and creepy nature of Jerry Dandrige, his dashing and enigmatic new neighbor; but no one seems willing to believe him.

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  • Chris Sarandon

    as Jerry Dandrige
  • William Ragsdale

    as Charley Brewster
  • Amanda Bearse

    as Amy Peterson
  • Roddy McDowall

    as Peter Vincent
  • Stephen Geoffreys

    as Evil Ed
  • Jonathan Stark

    as Billy Cole
  • Dorothy Fielding

    as Judy Brewster
  • Art Evans

    as Detective Lennox
  • Stewart Stern

    as Cook
  • Nick Savage

    as Bouncer #1
  • Ernie Holmes

    as Bouncer #2
  • Heidi Sorenson

    as Hooker
  • Irina Irvine

    as Teenage Girl
  • Bob Corff

    as Jonathan
  • Pamela Brown

    as Miss Nina
  • Chris Hendrie

    as Newscaster
  • Prince Hughes

    as Bouncer #3
Camera Jan Kiesser Director of Photography
Production Herb Jaffe Producer
Sound Brad Fiedel Original Music Composer
Editing Kent Beyda Editor
Writing Tom Holland Screenplay
Directing Tom Holland Director
Production Jerry A. Baerwitz Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Ken Diaz Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Marina Pedraza Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Rick Stratton Makeup Artist
Visual Effects Richard Edlund Visual Effects Producer
Production Jackie Burch Casting
Art John DeCuir Jr. Production Design
Production Jerry A. Baerwitz Unit Production Manager
Directing Gerald Sobul First Assistant Director
Directing Carole Keligian Second Assistant Director
Camera Craig Denault Camera Operator
Sound Don Rush Sound Mixer
Directing Marcia 'Mavis' Girard Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Robert Fletcher Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Mort Schwartz Costume Supervisor
Lighting Cal H. Maehl Gaffer
Camera Clyde W. Hart Key Grip
Crew Michael Lantieri Special Effects
Crew Darrell Pritchett Special Effects
Crew Clayton Pinney Special Effects
Crew Albert Lannutti Special Effects
Art Art Shippee Property Master
Art Jerry Adams Set Decoration
Art Mark Fabus Set Designer
Art Ross Gallichotte Set Designer
Sound Tom McCarthy Jr. Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Neil Burrow Sound Editor
Sound Gordon Davidson Sound Editor
Sound Michael P. Redbourn Sound Editor
Sound David Spence Sound Editor
Sound David E. Campbell Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound David J. Kimball Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound John T. Reitz Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Sheila Barnes Production Coordinator
Camera Ronald Batzdorff Still Photographer
Crew Dorain Grusman Choreographer
Crew Bill Couch Jr. Stunt Coordinator
Crew John Bruno Visual Effects Art Director
Visual Effects Thaine Morris Mechanical Designer
Visual Effects Garry Waller Animation Supervisor
Visual Effects Terry Windell Animation Supervisor
Visual Effects Randall William Cook Creature Design
Visual Effects Steve Johnson Creature Design
Art Brent Boates Graphic Designer
Visual Effects Sean Newton Key Animation
Lighting Robert Eyslee Gaffer
Production Mary C. Mason Production Coordinator
Crew Nick Dimitri Stunts
Crew Loren Janes Stunts
Crew Thomas Rosales Jr. Stunts
Crew Larry Holt Stunts
Crew Lane Leavitt Stunts
Crew Alonzo Brown Stunts
Crew Christine Anne Baur Stunts
Crew Paula Crist Stunts
Crew Terry James Stunts
Crew Mark Harden Stunts
Crew Kym Washington Longino Stunts
Crew Cheryl E. Duncan Stunts
Crew Donna Hall Stunts
Crew Frank Perrino Stunts
Crew Chere Rae Stunts
Crew Gardner Doolittle Stunts
Crew Mike Washlake Stunts
Crew Terry Wills Stunts
Crew Clifford Strong Stunts