Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)


An American comedy horror film directed by Fran Rubel Kuzui.

Plot Summary

California teenager Buffy Summers learns that she is the Slayer, The one person of her generation chosen to destroy . Trained by an old man, Merrick, she prepares to do battle with a pack of vampires who are slowly taking over her school.


Director: Fran Rubel Kuzui
Sandollar, Kuzui Enterprises, Twentieth Century Fox
Executive Producers: Sandy Gallin, Carol Baum, Fran Rubel Kuzui
Producers: Kaz Kuzui, Howard Rosenman
Script: Joss Whedon
Director of Photography: James Hayman
Editors: Camilla Toniolo, Jill Savitt
Music: Carter Burwell
Sound Recording: Robert Renga
Costume Designer: Marie France
Key Make-up: Michelle Buhler
Key Hair: Barbara Olvera
Special Effects Make-up: William Forsche, Mark Maitre
Special Effects: Joseph Mercurio
Production Designer: Lawrence Miller

Kristy Swanson (Buffy)
Donald Sutherland (Merrick)
Paul Reubens (Amilyn)
Rutger Hauer (Lothos)
Luke Perry (Pike)
Michele Abrams (Jennifer)
Paris Vaughan (Nicole)
Randall Batinkoff (Jeffrey)
Sasha Jenson (Grueller)
Natasha Gregson Wagner (Cassandra)
Hilary Swank (Kimberly)
David Arquette (Benny)
Andrew Lowery (Andy)
Stephen Root (Gary Murray)
Candy Clark (Buffy's mum)
Mark DeCarlo (coach)
James Paradise (Buffy's dad)
Liz Smith (reporter)
Toby Holguin (vampire fan)
Andre Warren (newscaster)

Alternative Titles

Buffy vampyrmorderen – Norwegian title

See also
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003)


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