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Nick Knight (1989)

Not Rated | | Horror | TV Movie 20 August 1989
Detective Nick Knight is investigating a series of murders in which the bodies are found drained of blood - but the most recent one doesn't fit the pattern. Instead it involves the cure ... See full summary »

Director:

Farhad Mann

Writers:

Barney Cohen (story), James D. Parriott (story) (as James Parriott) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rick Springfield ... Det. Nick Knight
John Kapelos ... Det. Don Schanke
Robert Harper ... Dr. Jack Brittington
Richard Fancy ... Capt. Brunetti
Laura Johnson ... Dr. Alyce Hunter
Craig Richard Nelson ... Fenner
Fran Ryan ... Jeannie
Cec Verrell ... Janette
Jack Murdock Jack Murdock ... Topper
Michael Nader ... Lacroix
Gregory Wagrowski Gregory Wagrowski ... Detective Jessell
David Byrd David Byrd ... Guard #2
Irene Miracle ... Nurse
Al Fann ... Dedrick
Davis Roberts ... Dr. Dave
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Storyline

Detective Nick Knight is investigating a series of murders in which the bodies are found drained of blood - but the most recent one doesn't fit the pattern. Instead it involves the cure that Nick has been searching for for decades, so that he himself can face the light of day. Later remade as the first two episodes of Forever Knight. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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Plot Keywords:

failed pilot | police | vampire | See All (3) »

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It's taken two hundred years but this cops past is about to catch up with him.

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 August 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Midnight Cop See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

A failed pilot, although the show was later remade into 'Forever Knight' (1992), with an entirely new cast, except for John Kapelos who reprised his role as Det. Don Schanke. See more »

Goofs

Wires are visible when Nick lifts up the bouncer outside the club. See more »

Quotes

Nick: I am what I am, and I don't think Betty Ford takes vampires.
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Connections

Followed by Forever Knight (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

The Rhythm Devine
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Performed by Yello (featuring Shirley Bassey)
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A good yarn that keeps you guessing.
19 May 2001 | by GlendaCSee all my reviews

This is my favourite movie. I know that sounds pathetic, but the first time I watched it, it kept me guessing. Most movies are predictable. Of course it only worked the first time I watched it, but I never knew if the vampire was good or bad until well into the movie and thoroughly enjoyed the whole movie. I was disappointed at that time to find it was a pilot which of course leaves room for more at the end. I thought the music was great and actually tracked down (it was of course by then getting old) some of the CDs. It was disappointing that 'Forever Knight' the series that followed didn't keep to the high standard set by this pilot, although I've still watched all the episodes several times. Anyway, for what it's worth, I think this movie is worth a look.


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