Vamp (1986)

mono, English

An American horror film directed by Richard Wenk.

Plot Summary

A pair of college boys venture out to a sleazy bar in search of for a party and get themselves into all sorts of trouble – not only do they have a run in with a biker gang but with the staff of the bar, all of who turn out to be


Director: Richard Wenk
Baker Films, New World Pictures, Balcor Film Investors
Producer: Donald P. Borchers
Associate Producer: Susan Gelb
Script: Richard Wenk
Story: Donald P. Borchers, Richard Wenk
Director of Photography: Elliot Davis
Editor: Marc Grossman
Music: Jonathan Elias
Sound Mixers: Mark Ulano, Jan Brodin
Costume Designer: Betty Pecha Madden
Make Up Supervisor: Pamela S. Westmore
Hair: Frankie Campbell, Kay Cole
Special Make Up Effects: Greg Cannom, Makeup & Effects Laboratories
Special Effects: Image Engineering Inc, Peter Chesney, Jarn Heil, Tom Chesney, Chris Chesney, Joseph Viskocil
Production Designer: Alan Roderick-Jones

Chris Makepeace (Keith)
Sandy Baron (Vic)
Robert Rusler (AJ)
Dedee Pfeiffer (Amaretto)
Gedde Watanabe (Duncan)
Grace Jones (Katrina)
Billy Drago (Snow)
Brad Logan (Vlad)
Lisa Lyon (Cimmaron)
Jim Boyle (fraternity leader)
Larry Spinak, Eric Welch, Stuart Rogers (students)
Gary Swailes (sock salesman)
Ray Ballard (coffee shop proprietor)
Pauntia Nichols (Maven)
Trudel Williams (Dragon girl)
Marlon McGann (hard hat)
Thomas Bellin (Shorty)
Bryan McGuire (pool player)
Leila Hee Olson (Seko)
Hilarly Carlip (Jett)

See also
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)



  • Interzone no.19, Spring 87) p.32 – review (by Nick Lowe)
  • Interzone no.233 (March/April 2011) p.54 – review (by Tony Lee)
  • Premiere July 1987 p.16 – review (by Stella Molitor)


  • Daily Mail 18 April 1986 p.7 – article
  • News of the World 20 April 1986 p.13 – review
  • The Sun 10 June 1986 p.13 – review


  • The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.411-412
  • Cinematic Vampires by John L. Flynn pp.269-271
  • -Horror Films: A Chronological History, 1914-2008 by Bruce G. Hallenbeck pp.221 – credits
  • Educational Institutions in Horror Film: A History of Mad Professors, Student Bodies, and Final Exams by Andrew L. Grunzke p.131
  • Elliot's Guide to Films on Video p.847 – credits, review
  • The Films of the Eighties by Robert A. Nowlan and Gwendolyn Wright Nowlan p.612
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.536
  • Horror Films of the 1980s by John Kenneth Muir pp.551-553 – credits, synopsis, review
  • The Illustrated Vampire Movie Guide p.119 – credits, review