Cirque Du Freak

Cirque Du Freak

The Vampire's Assistant

DVD - 2010
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Based on the popular series of books by Darren Shan is a fantasy-adventure about a teenager who unknowingly breaks a 200-year-old truce between two warring factions of vampires. Pulled into a fantastic life of misunderstood sideshow freaks and grotesque creatures of the night, one teen will vanish from the safety of a boring existence and fulfill his destiny in a place drawn from nightmares.


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Jan 20, 2019

I personally loved this movie. The only bad part is that it ends leaving you wanting a sequel, and sadly, I don't think that is ever going to happen. It's a very good film in general.

donnaree Jan 22, 2014

Wierd movie. An acquired taste. If however, you loved or have a serious love for vampires; this is the movie for you. Please enjoy. Bra Ha Ha Ha! Donnaree McGhie

MortalLove Sep 28, 2013

The movie wasn't anything like I expected. I thought it was going to be somewhat close to the book, and keep the plot similar to it.
I was proven wrong, as the movie excludes much of the plot from the book and excludes important details that make up the story.
I was not impressed, and am glad that I didn't buy it.

Aug 07, 2013

Don't know why people say that the book is better. The book is too childish. This movie is really good. I love John Riley in general and in this movie in particular.

May 04, 2013

good movie wish i could take it out here but can't :(

aaa5756 Oct 15, 2012

It was O.K for a home TV movie. I was entertained and interesting. But it was NOT worth the long library wait or the price to rent from a Red Box. "I fast forwarded a lot but not all the way.”

BORIGORDITO Aug 03, 2012

it waz funi n wierd n i luv'd it.........

Jun 26, 2012

Darren and Steve are high school best friends and they attend a local circus freak show. Steve has always wanted to be a vampire and during the show he recognizes Crepsley as a real vampire. When Steve offers to become Crepsley's assistant he is turned down. Darren is a big fan of spiders and while hiding backstage he steals Crepsley's pet spider.The spider, that can kill a human with a single bite, escapes and bites Steve. In order to save Steve's life Darren makes a deal with Crepsley to become a vampire and work as Crepsley's assistant. Darren also learns how to live among the circus' family of freaks and eventually gets involved in an ongoing fight within the vampire community.

Apr 01, 2012

OMYGOD the movie is such a
let-down the books ARE WAY better. i would Recommend the books to any body who love vampires and Spiders!!!!!!!AS much as i do!!!

Jul 18, 2011

It would have been nice if they had picked a direction.
This reminded me a lot of The sorcerer's apprentice.
Same layout, same basic plot, like a cookie cutter; insert subject, play.

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blue_jay_135 Apr 29, 2013

blue_jay_135 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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red_cat_12935 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 20

Nov 06, 2011

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Jan 01, 2011

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Veckce Jun 15, 2011

"So you're going to let us move in with you? Give us all jobs?"

"College, job, family. College, job, family. College, job, family, it's not that hard!"

"Ow, I think I broke a nail!"

Jun 25, 2010

Darren:"can i turn into a bat and fly?"
Crepsley:"no, that's bulls***"


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Jan 01, 2011

Coarse Language: may contain course language but just only few


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