Taglines: More than a sequel, it’s a scream.
Three years after the first film, 20-year-old Charley Brewster, as a result of psychiatric therapy, now believes that Jerry Dandrige was nothing but a serial killer posing as a vampire. As a result, he comes to believe that vampires never existed.
College student Charley, along with his new girlfriend, Alex Young, go to visit Peter Vincent, who is again a burnt-out vampire killer on Fright Night, much to the chagrin of Charley. While visiting Peter’s apartment Charley sees four coffins being taken into a car. On the way out from Peter’s apartment, Charley sees four strange people walk past him, into an elevator. Charley instantly becomes drawn to one of the four, the alluring Regine.
Charley drives Alex back to her dorm and begins to make out with her, only to pull away and see Regine staring back at him. An upset Alex storms off, not realizing that something is following her. Another girl leaves the dorm as Alex enters, and she is followed and killed by one of Regine’s vampires, Belle. Alex, meanwhile, is unaware that Louie, another of Regine’s group, is scaling up the wall outside her window, but he is startled and falls when Alex inadvertently slams her window shut on his hands. Bozworth, a bug-eating servant of Regine, makes fun of Louie before consuming some bugs.
Later that night, Charley dreams that Regine comes to visit him, only to turn into a vampire and bite him. The next day, Charley talks to his psychiatrist, Dr. Harrison, who assures him that what he dreamed was only natural. Alex finds Charley bowling, per doctor’s orders, and Charley agrees to go to the symphony with her. On his way there, however, he sees his friend Richie with Regine and opts to follow him. Charley climbs up to a fire escape outside of Regine’s apartment, only to be horrified when he sees Regine and Belle attack and drain Richie’s blood. Charley runs off to find Peter, and the two of them arm themselves with crosses and crash Regine’s party.
There, Charley finds Richie, but is shocked to find him alive and well, with no bite marks on his neck. Regine makes her entrance, doing an erotic dance with a mesmerized Charley. She introduces herself to Peter and Charley, and claims to be a performance artist in town for some shows.
Satisfied that what he thought was Regine attacking Richie was nothing but an act, Charley leaves when he remembers his date with Alex. Peter elects to stay behind and while looking around, he notes that there are people in the corners of the room biting others on the neck. Noting the odd behavior, he draws his pocket mirror and finds that Regine and Belle, who are dancing in the middle of the dance floor, cast no reflections.
Fright Night Part 2 (1989)
Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace
Starring: Roddy McDowall, William Ragsdale, Traci Lind, Julie Carmen, Jon Gries, Russell Clark, Brian Thompson, Merritt Butrick, Rochelle Ashana
Screenplay by: Tommy Lee Wallace, Tim Metcalfe, Miguel Tejada-Flores
Production Design by: Dean Tschetter
Cinematography by: Mark Irwin
Film Editing by: Jay Cassidy
Costume Design by: Joseph A. Porro
Set Decoration by: Michele Starbuck
Art Direction by: Randy Moore
Music by: Brad Fiedel
Distributed by: New Century / Vista, TriStar Pictures
Release Date: May 19, 1989