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Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
Title: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Directed by: Fran Rubel Kuzui
Written by: Joss Whedon
Produced by: Carol Baum; Alex Butler; Sandy Gallin; Fran Rubel Kuzui; Kaz Kuzui; Dennis Stuart Murphy; Howard Rosenman
Music by: Carter Burwell
Cinematography: James Hayman
Edited by: Jill Savitt; Camilla Toniolo
Distributed by: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Released: July 31st, 1992
Rating: PG-13
Running time: 86 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
Budget: $7,000,000
Gross: $16,624,456
Next: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a 1992 horror-comedy directed by Fran Rubel Kuzui and written by creator Joss Whedon. It was released theatrically in the United States on July 31st, 1992. The film stars Kristy Swanson as Buffy, a high school student at Hemery High in Los Angeles, California. Buffy reluctantly finds her calling as a vampire slayer and after training with a mentor named Merrick (Donald Sutherland), stands ready to take on the evil forces of a vampire master named Lothos. Though the film was not favorably reviewed and faired only moderately at the box office, it did spawn an extremely successful re-imagining as a television series in 1997.

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  • The tagline for this film is, "Homework. Cheerleading practice. Killing vampires. No one said high school would be easy."
  • Includes a cameo appearance by actor Ben Affleck, who will later go on to become a Hollywood super-star, featuring in movies such as Armageddon, Paycheck and Good Will Hunting.

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