Fright Night 1985After years the seminal 1985 classic Fright Night finally gets not only a UK release on Blu-ray, but one which makes the rest look anaemic by comparison. Loaded with more enticing goodies than the Child-Catcher’s van, it also boasts the definitive transfer in both picture and sound.
Fright Night introduces us to Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale), a very normal teenaged boy. He enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, Amy (Amanda Bearse), and his odd friend, Ed (Stephen Geoffreys). One day, Charley's mom (Dorothy Fielding) tells him that someone has bought the house next door and that night, Charley is convinced that he sees two men moving a coffin into the basement. The next day, Charley sees an attractive women going into the house and he then sees her on the news, as she was found murdered. Charley becomes convinced that his neighbor is a vampire and he calls the police. However, the homeowner, Jerry Dandrige (Chris Sarandon), laughs off this notion, and convinces the police that he and his roommate, Billy (Jonathan Stark), have done nothing wrong, making Charley look like a fool. In desperation, Charley approaches former horror movie actor and current TV horror host Peter Vincent (Roddy McDowall) for help, who rebuffs Charley. However, Amy and Ed convince Vincent that he can help Charley get over this fantasy. When Vincent confronts Dandrige, he learns that the man is indeed a monster and it's now up to Charley and Vincent to stop this creature of the night.

Director: Tom Holland
Cast: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall, Stephen Geoffreys, Jonathan Stark, Art Evans, Stewart Stern, Bob Corff
Country: USA
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller; Documentary

BD50 + DVD9 | 1080p AVC, NTSC | 01:46:31 | 45.1 Gb + 7.77 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: English

Extras:

DISC ONE (Blu-ray):

*** The Film
• "You're So Cool, Brewster! The Story of Fright Night" A new two-hour version of the definitive 2016 documentary on the making of Fright Night, focusing on the first film, created exclusively for this release (2:26:42)
• What is Fright Night featurette, a 2016 video piece featuring cast and crew interviews (10:42)
• Tom Holland: Writing Horror, a 2016 video piece featuring interviews with Holland and his collaborators (8:55)
• Rowdy McDowall: From Apes to Bats, a 2016 video piece featuring archival footage of McDowall and cast and crew interviews (20:53)
• Fear Fest 2 2008 reunion panel featuring Tom Holland, Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Stephen Geoffreys, Amanda Bearse, Jonathan Stark and moderated by Rob Galluzzo (54:32)
• Shock Till You Drop Present Choice Cuts with Tom Holland and Ryan Turek, a three-part video interview on the film (28:19)
• The full electronic press kit, featuring extensive on-set interviews and behind-the-scenes footage (1:33:59 - MPEG4 - 480i)
• Stills and memorabilia from Tom Hollands personal collection (1:03)
• G-rated and R-rated theatrical trailers (2:50)

DISC TWO (DVD):

*** The Film
• "You're So Cool, Brewster! The Story of Fright Night"

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