The Fearless Vampire Killers

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The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967, UK) is a Vampire-Comedy film directed by Roman Polanski.

The Fearless Vampire Killers

Main Details

  • Released in 1967 | Color
  • Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Directed by Roman Polanski
  • Written by Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski
  • Starring: Jack MacGowran, Roman Polanski, Alfie Bass, Jessie Robins, Sharon Tate

Also Known As

  • Dance of the Vampires
  • The Fearless Vampire Killers or: Pardon Me, But Your Teeth Are in My Neck
  • The Vampire Killers
  • Vampire Ball


The Fearless Vampire Killers, or Pardon Me, But Your Teeth Are in My Neck (shortened to The Fearless Vampire Killers; originally released in the UK as Dance of the Vampires) is a 1967 comedy horror film directed by Roman Polanski, written by Gérard Brach and Polanski, produced by Gene Gutowski and co-starring Polanski with future wife Sharon Tate. It has been produced as a musical named Dance of the Vampires. The film is set in the heart of Transylvania and the story appears to take place sometime during the mid-19th Century. Professor Abronsius, formerly of the University of Königsberg and his apprentice Alfred are on the hunt for vampires. Abronsius is old and withering and barely able to survive the cold ride through the wintry forests, while Alfred is bumbling and introverted. (Wikipedia)

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