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Blood & Donuts (1995)

A vampire falls for a woman working at a donut shop.

Director:

Holly Dale
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gordon Currie ... Boya
Louis Ferreira ... Earl (as Justin Louis)
Helene Clarkson ... Molly
Fiona Reid ... Rita
Frank Moore ... Pierce
Hadley Kay Hadley Kay ... Axel
David Cronenberg ... Crime Boss
J. Winston Carroll J. Winston Carroll ... Bernie
Earl Pastko Earl Pastko ... Donut Shop Junkie
Sam Malkin Sam Malkin ... Hotel Clerk
Susan Kottman Susan Kottman ... Old Lady (as Susan Koffmann)
Charles Hayter Charles Hayter ... Old Wino
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Storyline

In 1994, in Toronto, the vampire Boya awakens from his twenty-five years of sleep in a basement hit by a golf ball. He takes a cab to the local cemetery, retrieves his belongings from a grave and lodges in a low budget hotel nearby an all-night donut shop. Boya does not drink human blood anymore but rats and pigeons blood instead. While in the donut shop, Boya befriends and protects the taxi driver Earl, who is having trouble with two criminals, and falls in love for the waitress Molly. Meanwhile, his former passion of 1969, Rita, who misses her lost youth, is trying to locate him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

There's a place between the living and the dead... and it's open 24 hours.

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 1989 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood & Donuts See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

CAD350,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Earl: So where you from?
Boya Zsekely: It's a long story.
Earl: I've got all night
Boya Zsekely: You'd need all night.
Earl: Well I've got all night.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits there is a final scene in the donut shop featuring three of the secondary characters. See more »

Connections

References Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Target Crowd
Lyrics by Pat Dodds
Music by Pull
Performed by Pull
Courtesy of PD Music (SOCAN)
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User Reviews

Best vampire movie ever, end of story!!!!
9 June 2002 | by jlitnarSee all my reviews

Don't care much if you like it, already saw one post that ripped it. But the bottom line is I can't get this movie out of my head. Great music score, great story line. I undertand it's a B movie, but that's okay! I was just plain entertained. First time I watched it was midnight on the Sci-Fi channel. Kept my finger on the power off button on the remote for the first 20 minutes, but couldn't bring myself to kill the movie. I was sucked in for this zaney ride into Boya's life and times. What a ride! I really cared about him, I felt his pain, I liked the guy. Someone I could be friends with. Buy the movie...watch the movie...be the movie.


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