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|Directed by||Luca Bercovici|
|Produced by||Jefery Levy|
|Written by||Luca Bercovici
Chris Ver Wiel
|Music by||Hilary Bercovici
|Edited by||Maureen O'Connell|
|Distributed by||Cannon Films|
|Running time||90 minutes|
Rockula is a 1990 comedy film about a vampire under a curse- The tagline is "He's a vampire that hasn't scored in 400 years- tonight's the night!" It was directed by Luca Bercovici, and co written with Bercovici and Jefery Levy. Starring as the vampire, Ralph LaVie, is Dean Cameron a prolific 1980's comedic actor. Toni Basil plays Phoebe LaVie, Ralph's mother. Thomas Dolby as the villain Stanley and Bo Diddley has somewhat more than a cameo, as Axman, playing in Ralph's band, incidentally named Rockula.
The film concerns a friendly vampire named Ralph who keeps losing his girlfriend Mona every 22 years. She is killed on Halloween by a blow to the head with a ham bone. She is reincarnated until Ralph can get it right and save her. In 1990 Mona is now a musician, so Ralph must start a band to get close to her and have fun performing at local clubs at the same time. The only person in his way is Mona's ex-boyfriend a wacky mortician named Stanley.
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