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Vampire housemates try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2014-06-19

Runtime 86 minutes

Budget $1.6m

Revenue $6.3m


TMDB 7.6


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Michael.Dix shared a tip "If you like Flight of the Concords and/or Spinal Tap you’ll love this off-beat vampire send-up"

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calum shared a tip "Classic Kiwi humor."

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latinaliveblogging shared a tip "Genuinely better than the series."

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jim_woehr shared a tip "The whole cast."

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lyhowl shared a tip "Funny sketches here and there, taika is hilarious and the roommates! Lol"

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aaron_7939 shared a tip "The televison show is not nearly as good. Come back to the original movie for the fix."

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mar_03 shared a tip "Number 1 mockumentary!"

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jrm shared a tip "8.5/10. Unique dark comedy from New Zealand. So silly it's hilarious! Highly recommend for a good laugh."

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fidge shared a tip "Thinking about this often."

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ginger_k shared a tip "Taiki Waititi. Jemaine Clement. Rhys Darby. Why aren't you watching this yet??"

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ginger_k shared a tip ""Do you like pas-ketti?""

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ginger_k shared a tip "Best satire documentary to rewatch over and over. And then watch the related FX series!"

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ginger_k shared a tip "Everyone should watch this. Less than an hour and a half of your life and you will be richer for it"

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yumi shared a tip "Another funny Taika Waititi movie!! 🤣"

scott_squires shared a tip "Quickly, funny for people who know a bit about vampires"

willie_sneed shared a tip "Funny and unpredictable."

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dmc shared a tip "One of the best movies ever!"

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arrowpp shared a tip "4.5/5 , best movie i swear"

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xainphooenix_etzel shared a tip "The daily life of vampires flatting in together in New Zealand...how can it not be fun?"

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misty_villanueva shared a tip "I love this movie and the show!"

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kelly_haggerty_4138 shared a tip "I really enjoy this! A different look at vampires and other folklore characters. It’s a fun show."

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S.Bellsnickel shared a tip "If you're not laughing in the first 3 minutes then this is not for you."

pamela_weinstein shared a tip "Funnier than hell on earth!"

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meghei shared a tip "Absolutely glorious. 9/10"

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eric_groeschel shared a tip "One of my favorite shows on currently."

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haruki_gozen shared a tip "By now this is essentially a classic comedy done in the subgenre style of a mockumentary."

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michael_claussen shared a tip "I saw this movie on a spontaneous trip to the Music Box Theater in Chicago. Very funny!"

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john_coates shared a tip "Maybe the best vampire comedy ever? If you like Flight of the Conchords, Mockumentaries and Vampires, you'll like this."

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inutrasha shared a tip "Still obsessed with this movie years after I watched it. It reinvented the vampire and mockumentary genre in my mind"

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daisie_jackson shared a tip "I don't often like comedies but this one is really nice. The concept is so cool and I really like the stuff Taika Watiti does :)"

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leviangelos shared a tip "Absolutely hilarious, watch with friends!"

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freemon_jackson shared a tip "One of my favs!"

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alex_corbin_6701 shared a tip "Jemaine Clement and Rhys Darby"

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heysuze_christ shared a tip "One of the funniest movies of all time."

jenny_b_4282 shared a tip "One of my favorite movies ever"

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mordou shared a tip "such a funny movie"

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emily_anderson_8878 shared a tip "One of my absolute favorite films of the last decade."

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jake_mcglynn shared a tip "I enjoyed it. It's been a while since I watched it, but it was good. It has Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi."

alexzes shared a tip "I absolutely love it, one of my favorite movies"

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nicole_adams_4583 shared a tip "If you like mockumentaries and a good laugh...!"

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lisek_gramble shared a tip "Great comedy great writing"

BHEB87 shared a tip "This movie is amazing, sort of like the office meets interview with a Vampire. It will not disappoint"

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mary_hofstein shared a tip "Comedy “horror”"

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bradley_richardson shared a tip "One of my faves."

tara_eary shared a tip "Like the Office only funny"

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moebuttons shared a tip "A delightful romp into the ignorence of immortal beings. Waititi just doesn't disappoint."

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justin_morgan_4976 shared a tip "It was hilarious and super silly. I’ve watched a few times!"

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victoria_whitlock shared a tip "So strange and funny. Worth the watch."

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january_johnson shared a tip "Baschetti! Bahaha"

lety_valencia shared a tip "So very good. Has vampires but not scary. Funny."

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james_potter_7765 shared a tip "So funny!!!"

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shawn_murphy_8222 shared a tip "Mockumentaries can be a hit or a miss, and this one is a hit. Provides some hysterical laughs, and not to be missed."

robin_bohndorf shared a tip "Very funny and well written!!"

ann_love shared a tip "It's hilarious and absurd. I think the series is even better."

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barbara_mcdonald_3027 shared a tip "You will not regret it!"

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magdalene_koster shared a tip "It’s super funny in an alternative way"

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geeky__kim shared a tip "My favorite movie"

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raluca_e shared a tip "One of the most hilarious movies ever!"

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stacey_peak shared a tip "Great movie that led to an even better tv series."

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j_mck_978 shared a tip "Everyone should watch this movie at least once. I highly recommend this."

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rose_brizuela shared a tip "Great Great Great and oh so funny"

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chrissi_wendel shared a tip "Probably my favorite comedy of all time."

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melissa_epley shared a tip "Something original for the vampire genre!"

cristal_lepez shared a tip "It was non stop fun 🤩"

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naively_brilliant shared a tip "❤️ this movie!!!!"

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mary_burke_2638 shared a tip "So original, goofy, and hilarious. It’s very matter-of-fact comedy."

tong shared a tip "Hilarious!"

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jessie-g shared a tip "Hilarious"

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elliot_borer shared a tip "Hilarious"

kimberly_wuenschel shared a tip "HILARIOUS docucom"

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corinne_stevens shared a tip "I LOVE this. Can repeat watch. It’s clever, silly and a tiny bit scary all at the same time."

amber_meggs shared a tip "There's too many to pick one. Your name was a trip."

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educated_dd shared a tip "I've not yet watched it. Looking forward to it though as I've seen all of the TV show"

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moon_thomas shared a tip "The flying fight sequence was well done."

buh shared a tip "One of my favorite comedies of all time"

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zalley604 shared a tip "One of my absolute favorite movies, I always turn to this when I'm feeling down."

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kimberlee_catena shared a tip "One of my favorite films of all time. So cute and funny. So clever."

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alexa_anderson_8564 shared a tip "That's a hard one! Maybe Kung Pow? Reminds me of my childhood and it's just straight up fin and ridiculous. What about you??"

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shelley_gibbs shared a tip "It is okay. Somewhat funny of what I remember. But everyone likes different movies."

justin_thibault_7481 shared a tip "If you like it, there's also a show on Hulu of the same name based on the movie."

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lisa_colindres shared a tip "Very Funny"

kristina_ivanova shared a tip "unique and funny"

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randi_mcneill shared a tip "I honestly wasn't paying attention when I liked it, I thought it was the TV show on Hulu, which is fantastic!"

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christine_rautenkra shared a tip "It's hilarious. But, odd."

rachel_g_5290 shared a tip "It’s completely ridiculous and I love every minute of it"

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jaya_97 shared a tip "Hilarious and very unique. One of my favorite comedy movies."

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emily_martinez_2307 shared a tip "HILARIOUS"

kimberly_minardi shared a tip "Freaking hilarious!!"

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ralph_lozano shared a tip "Yea I enjoyed it. Silly mockumentary about hundreds of year old vampires being exposed to the modern world."

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reichi shared a tip "I have so many!"

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mary_rogers_9320 shared a tip "Original and Hilarious"

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