Near Dark

Near Dark (1987)

They can only kill you once, but they can terrify you forever.

  • Genre: Horror
  • Release Date: 1987-10-02
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 700 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 34min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: DEG
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Kathryn Bigelow
star 6.9/10
From 700 Ratings


A farm boy reluctantly becomes a member of the undead when a girl he meets turns out to be part of a band of vampires who roam the highways in stolen cars.

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  • Adrian Pasdar

    as Caleb Colton
  • Jenny Wright

    as Mae
  • Lance Henriksen

    as Jesse Hooker
  • Bill Paxton

    as Severen
  • Jenette Goldstein

    as Diamondback
  • Tim Thomerson

    as Loy Colton
  • Joshua John Miller

    as Homer
  • Marcie Leeds

    as Sarah Colton
  • James Le Gros

    as Teenage Cowboy
  • Troy Evans

    as Plainclothes Officer
  • Roger Aaron Brown

    as Cajun Truck Driver
  • Thomas Wagner

    as Bartender
  • S.A. Griffin

    as Police Officer at Motel
  • Paul M. Lane

    as State Trooper
  • Neith Hunter

    as Lady in Car
  • Theresa Randle

    as Lady in Car
  • Don Pugsley

    as Truck Driver #2
  • Billy Beck

    as Motel Manager
  • Leo Geter

    as Caleb's Friend
  • Kenny Call

    as Deputy Sheriff
  • Ed Corbett

    as Ticket Seller
  • Bill Cross

    as Sheriff Eakers
  • Robert Winley

    as Patron in Bar
  • Jan King

    as Waitress
  • Danny Kopel

    as Biker in Bar
  • Bob Terhune

    as State Trooper
  • William T. Lane

    as State Trooper
  • Gary Littlejohn

    as State Trooper
  • Eddie Mulder

    as State Trooper
  • Tony Pierce

    as Highway Youth
  • Gordon Haight

    as Highway Youth
  • Gary Wayne Cunningham

    as Caleb's Friend
Production Charles R. Meeker Executive Producer
Production Edward S. Feldman Executive Producer
Writing Eric Red Screenplay
Editing Howard E. Smith Editor
Sound Paul Haslinger Original Music Composer
Camera Adam Greenberg Director of Photography
Directing Kathryn Bigelow Director
Production Steven-Charles Jaffe Producer
Sound Christopher Franke Original Music Composer
Writing Kathryn Bigelow Screenplay
Sound Edgar Froese Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Joseph A. Porro Costume Design
Production Karen Rea Casting
Crew Everett Creach Stunt Coordinator
Lighting Ben Felthouse Electrician
Art Stephen Altman Production Design
Art Dian Perryman Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Leslie Weir Costume Supervisor
Camera Ron Phillips Still Photographer
Production Glenn F. Haines Casting Associate
Sound Jim Weidman Music Editor
Camera Michael Ohrling Camera Operator
Camera Chuck Colwell Second Unit Director of Photography
Crew Dale L. Martin Special Effects Coordinator
Camera Gary Farr Still Photographer
Directing Connie Papineau Script Supervisor
Lighting Kyle T. MacDowell Best Boy Electric
Lighting John Pierce Electrician
Lighting Jack Yanekian Best Boy Electric
Camera Robert Gray Key Grip
Lighting George Palmer Electrician
Directing Constance L. Hoy Script Supervisor
Sound Holly Davis Sound Effects Editor
Production Mark Allan Associate Producer
Production Diane Nabatoff Associate Producer
Production Eric Red Co-Producer
Costume & Make-Up Derek Howard Special Effects Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Daniel Marc Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Linda Nottestad Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Davida Simon Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Gordon J. Smith Special Effects Makeup Artist
Production Mark Allan Production Manager
Production Joe Dishner Unit Manager
Crew Brent Sellstrom Post Production Supervisor
Directing Guy J. Louthan First Assistant Director
Directing Ian McVey Second Unit First Assistant Director
Directing John Scherer Second Assistant Director
Directing Chuck Williams Third Assistant Director
Art John Bucklin Set Dresser
Art Findlay Bunting Set Dresser
Crew Jay Burkhart Scenic Artist
Art Steve Doolittle Leadman
Art Eduardo H. Esparza Set Dresser
Art Alan Munro Storyboard Artist
Art Brett Palmer Set Dresser
Art Jennifer Pray Set Dresser
Crew Thomas P. Wilkins Scenic Artist
Crew Eileen Winterkorn Scenic Artist
Art Gregory R. Wolf Property Master
Crew Chris Tashima Carpenter
Sound Lee Chaloukian Sound Director
Sound Ted Goodspeed Sound Effects Editor
Sound Grover B. Helsley Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound F. Hudson Miller Foley Editor
Sound R.J. Palmer Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Steve Rice ADR Editor
Sound Steve Rice Dialogue Editor
Sound Richard D. Rogers Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Joan Rowe Foley Artist
Sound Steve Sollars Boom Operator
Sound Don Summer Sound Mixer
Sound Kelly Tartan Sound Effects Editor
Sound Jerry Trent Foley Artist
Sound John Wilkinson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound David Lewis Yewdall Sound Designer
Crew Ray Beetz Special Effects Assistant
Crew Al Broussard Special Effects Assistant
Crew Edward J. Franklin Special Effects Assistant
Crew Joseph C. Sasgen Special Effects Assistant
Visual Effects Bret Mixon Rotoscoping Artist
Crew Mickey Alzola Stunts
Crew Larry Bartels Stunts
Crew Bob Ivy Stunts
Crew Mike Johnson Stunts
Crew Paul M. Lane Stunts
Crew William T. Lane Stunts
Crew Carey Loftin Stunts
Crew Mike H. McGaughy Stunts
Crew Eddie Mulder Stunts
Crew Stevie Myers Stunts
Crew Lee Poppie Stunts
Crew Kristen Suzanne Raden Stunts
Crew Michael Raden Stunts
Crew Bob Terhune Stunts
Crew Jim Wilkey Stunts
Crew Jerry Wills Stunts
Crew Billy Yarborough Stunts
Camera Alicia Craft Second Assistant Camera
Camera Richard Crompton Grip
Camera Khan Griffith Grip
Camera Scott Howell Best Boy Grip
Lighting Jono Kouzouyan Gaffer
Camera Hugh McCallum Grip
Crew Michael Ohrling Second Unit Cinematographer
Lighting George Palmer Electrician
Camera Vance Piper First Assistant Camera
Camera Lou Weinert Assistant Camera
Costume & Make-Up Michael Tereschuk Wardrobe Assistant
Editing Sally Dixon Negative Cutter
Editing Vivian Hengsteler Negative Cutter
Editing Mary Ann Skweres Assistant Editor
Editing Art Tostado Color Timer
Editing Grace Valenti First Assistant Editor
Production George Herthel Location Manager
Production Wally Uchida Location Manager
Crew Jeri Kelley Transportation Captain
Crew Fred Robbins Transportation Coordinator
Production Laura Cartwright Assistant Production Coordinator
Crew Bundy Chanock Set Medic
Production Karen Altman Morgenstern Production Coordinator