buffyBuffy the Vampire Slayer
is a 1992 American action/comedy/horror film about a “valley girl” cheerleader named Buffy (Kristy Swanson) who was guided by fate to fight and kill vampires. The movie is a light parody which plays on the clichés of typical horror films. buffy the vampire slayer 1992The film was written by Joss Whedon who later created the darker and more acclaimed TV series of the same name starring Sarah Michelle Gellar. Whedon often detailed how the TV series was truer to his vision than the movie, which was compromised by commercial interests and differences in interpretation. The film is now considered a relatively minor chapter in the broader Buffy legacy. The film was moderately successful and received mixed reviews from critics.
 
 
 

 

Rutger Hauer

Rutger Hauer

Plot:  Blonde, bouncy Buffy (Kristy Swanson) is your typical high school cheerleader– her goal is to “marry Christian Slater and die” and nothing gets in her way when it’s time to shop. But all that changes when a strange man (Donald Sutherland) informs her she’s been chosen by fate to kill vampires. With the help of a romantic rebel (Luke Perry), Buffy is soon spending school nights protecting L.A. from Lothos, the Vampire King (Rutger Hauer), his sidekick.

Paul Reubens

Paul Reubens

Lefty (Paul Ruebens) and their determined gang of bloodsuckers. It’s everything you’d expect from a teen queen in the Valley.

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David Arquette

Tagline: Pert. Wholesome. Way Lethal.

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Donald Sutherland

Donald Sutherland

Make Up Department
  Ann Brodie … makeup artist: Donald Sutherland
  Michelle Bühler … key makeup artist
  William Forsche … special makeup effects artist
  Mark Maitre … special makeup effects artist
  Angela Moos … makeup artist
  Barbara Olvera … key hair stylist
  Thomas E. Surprenant … makeup artist
  Tyger Tate … assistant makeup artist
  Dean Gates … special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 

 

 

 

Luke Perry and Kristy Swanson

Luke Perry and Kristy Swanson

 

 

 Special Effects Department
  Joseph Mercurio … special effects
  Vincent Montefusco … mechanical effects foreman
  Randy Lee Tarum … special effects assistant
  Beecher Tomlinson … special effects: pyro
  Hank Carlson … special effects makeup (uncredited)

 

 

 

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