Synopsis: George Romero does for vampires what he has already done to zombies - an intense and realistic treatment that follows the exploits of Martin, who claims to be 84 years old, and who certainly drinks human blood. The boy arrives in Pittsburg to stay with his uncle, who promises to save Martin's soul and destroy him once he is finished, but Martin's loneliness finds other means of release.
Genre: Drama, Horror
Director(s): George A. Romero
Production: HBO Video
  1 win.
Rotten Tomatoes:
95 min

All aboard!

Good morning.

Good morning.

Good morning.

How long

to pittsburgh?

10 hours

to pittsburgh.

Is there

a bar car on here?


On your left.


traveling alone?

All alone.

Shall I wake you

for pittsburgh?

No. I'm going

to new york.

The big apple.


Thank you,

and good night.

Thank you.

Good night.

Please don't scream.

I just want you to go

to sleep. Please!


Son of a b*tch.

Are you some sort of freak

rapist a**hole? Ah!


Son of a...Uh!


Don't scream.

Aah! Aah!

Don't...Don't scream.

What was

in that needle?

What was in it?

Tell me.

Damn it. Why won't you

say something to me?

What the hell

do you want?

Do you want money?

Do you want money?

You can have

what you want.

I have

a lot of money.

What was in that

shot you gave me?

It's all right.

I'm always very careful

with the needles.

It won't hurt you.

What do you mean you're

always very careful?

It won't hurt you.

It's just to help you sleep.

Tell me what

was in the shot!

It's just

to help you sleep!

Why don't you just

take what you want?

It's important.

Don't you understand?

It's important to me!

It's important to me!


I'm always very careful

with the needles...

so it puts you to sleep

And it doesn't hurt.

It's very important.




where could she be?


don't pound

on that door.

There's people sleeping

in there.

Wowe're looking

for a friend of ours.

We've been up and down

this whole...



You look fabulous.

And your hair

is longer.

Oh, god. Ok.

Denise is gonna

meet us in new york.

Yeah, she's gonna be

At the station

when we get there.

so I spend the night alone

and wake up to this?

Another creep.

Watch your hands.


Martin madahas?

I'm cuda. Come.

We must take

another train.





First, I will

save your soul.

Then I will destroy you.

I will show you

your room.

You may come and go,

But you will not take people

from this city.

If I hear of it,

a single time,

I will destroy you

without salvation.

You may not enter

my room.

When I wish to speak

with you, I will.

My granddaughter

stays with me.

You will not enter

her room.

I have told her

not to speak with you,

But she will.

You will not answer.

Tomorrow you may rest.

Next day

you work in my shop.

I have been told

you are imbecile.

Can you speak?

Speak, so I can hear

your voice.

Speak, nosferatu.


You will not enter

my room, nosferatu.

You will not

enter my room!

You will not take

family blood.

There isn't any magic!

There isn't any magic!

It's just a sickness.



I am your cousin.

I am

your cousin Martin.

You see?

You see?

It isn't magic.

Even I know that.

It isn't magic.

Ok, ladies.

I'm sorry.

You know,

i never miss a day,

In 43 years.

I'm sorry I was late

today, ladies.

You need help

here, cuda.

Well, my cousin arrived today

from indianapolis.

You'll see him here.

He's going to help me.

Oh, isn't that nice?

Is he old like you?

Old like all of us,

you mean.

How long has it been since

a young man moved into braddock?

Actually, he is a young man...

Not even 20.

A young man in the house

with christina?

Related or not,

i don't think it's right.

But, mrs. Bellini...

You shouldn't have it, cuda.

How will it look?

It looks as you want it

to look, mrs. Bellini.

My family knows

how to behave.

Uh, you must be Martin.

Is, uh...

is tada cuda home yet?


What's happening?

Oh. Hi, Martin.

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George A. Romero

George Andrew Romero (February 4, 1940 – July 16, 2017) was an American-Canadian filmmaker, writer and editor, best known for his series of gruesome and satirical horror films about an imagined zombie apocalypse, beginning with Night of the Living Dead (1968), which is often considered a progenitor of the fictional zombie of modern culture. Other films in the series include Dawn of the Dead (1978) and Day of the Dead (1985). Aside from this series, his works include The Crazies (1973), Martin (1978), Creepshow (1982), Monkey Shines (1988), The Dark Half (1993) and Bruiser (2000). He also created and executive-produced the 1983–88 television series Tales from the Darkside. Romero is often noted as an influential pioneer of the horror-film genre, and has been called an "icon" and the "Father of the Zombie Film". more…

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