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Directed by Tom Holland

United States 1985 106 mins. In English

When teenaged horror film obsessive Charley (William Ragsdale) comes to believe that a suave vampire (Chris Sarandon) has moved next door, what can he do but turn to his favorite late-night horror show host, the TV vampire hunter Peter Vincent (Roddy McDowall) for help? “Fright Night is not a distinguished movie, but it has a lot of fun being undistinguished.”—Roger Ebert



The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.