MY BEST FRIEND IS A VAMPIRE Sinks It’s Teeth Into Blu-ray July 25th!

For the first time, My Best Friend Is a Vampire arrives on Blu-ray™ + Digital July 25 from Lionsgate. Featuring the critically acclaimed cast of Robert Sean Leonard (Dead Poets Society), Primetime Emmy® Award winner David Warner (Titanic) and more, this release features brand-new artwork and new special features. My Best Friend Is a Vampire will be available on Blu-ray + Digital. You can pre-order it now using the link below (or right after the jump).



Street Date: 7/25/23

Return to Milton High School in this beloved ’80s teen comedy now available on Blu-ray™ for the first time. Shortly after high school student Jeremy Capello (Robert Sean Leonard) goes on a hot date, he finds he can’t stand garlic and can’t see his reflection in mirrors, but he can make a delicious raw-steak shake. As maniac vampire hunter Professor McCarthy (David Warner) stakes him out, Jeremy just wants to pursue his high school crush. Also starring Rene Auberjonois with an appearance by Oscar® winner Kathy Bates.

Robert Sean Leonard             Dead Poets Society, TV’s “House,” Much Ado About Nothing
Cheryl Pollak                          Pump Up The Volume, Time of Fear, TV’s “Alien Nation”
Primetime Emmy® Award Nominee
Rene Auberjonois                   TV’s “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “M*A*S*H,” “Boston Legal”
Primetime Emmy® Award Winner
David Warner                          Titanic, Tron, Star Trek: The Undiscovered Country


  • Audio Commentary with Director Jimmy Huston and Film Historian Nathaniel Thompson
  • “A Most Alternative Lifestyle” – A Conversation with Writer & Associate Producer Tab Murphy and Production Executive Ken Aguado
  • “Gabbing with Grimsdyke” – An Interview with Actor Paul Willson
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Teaser Trailer
  • Still Gallery
Year of Production: 1988
Title Copyright: © 1988 Kings Road Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Catalog Re-Release
Rating: PG
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Closed-Captioned: N/A
Subtitles: English, Spanish, English SDH
Feature Run Time: 89 minutes
Blu-ray Format:  16×9 Widescreen (1.85:1), 1080P 23.98 High Definition
Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio™, English 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio™

Brandon is the host, producer, writer and editor of The Brandon Peters Show (thebrandonpetersshow.com) on the Creative Zombie Studios Network. At Why So Blu he is a Writer/Reviewer. Brandon is a lifelong obsessive film nerd. As eager to educate in the world of film as I am to learn. An avid lover of horror, schlock and trash. You can also find older essays on his blog Naptown Nerd (naptownnerd.blogspot.com).

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