Horror Movie Showdown #4 The Lost Boys VS Near Dark

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Year of the Vampires

  1. The Lost Boys (1987)

    42.7%
  2. Near Dark (1987)

    57.3%
  1. Ash28M

    Ash28M Active Member

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    Here are a couple or Vampire flicks which came out the same year that people seem to always compare, Joel Schumacher's The Lost Boys and Kathryn Bigelow Near Dark. In 1987 The Lost Boys got all the fan fair while Near Dark has has gained a steadily increasing cult following through the years.

    Pick your winner!
     
  2. Bobbywoodhogan

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    The Lost Boys by a country mile. Now if it had been Lost Boys vs. Fright Night, it would have been a difficult choice.
     
  3. _pi_

    _pi_ Peace, bitch

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    Near Dark by far. It manages to mix sensuality and ultra-violence like few other films can. Lost Boys is gay-heaven, though but I don't like the climax.
     
  4. YottNik

    YottNik Pay the price!

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    Lost Boys. I've only seen Near Dark once and it didn't do much for me. I plan on giving it a second chance sometime but I doubt it'll live up to Lost Boys for me.
     
  5. SaviniFan

    SaviniFan I Have A Fetish

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    No contest. Near Dark. I despise Lost Boys and it's lame ass "boss" vampire.
     
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    well the last two were easier choices than the thing vs. alien
    Near dark here
     
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    The Lost Boys, but frankly I'm not a fan of either.
     
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    Near Dark
     
  9. patmcgahern

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    Near Dark, no contest!
     
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    The Lost Boys, by a hair :)
     
  11. Mok

    Mok Family is Forever

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    Lost Boys.
     
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    walkingdude Megatron

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    Near Dark is the best vampire movie ever made.
     
  13. Jamm

    Jamm J'aime les cadavres

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    Wow, this is a close one. Near Dark didn't do much for me either. My vote goes for The Lost Boys.
     
  14. onebyone

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    I love both movies dearly, but The Lost Boys is my favorite. It seems to have more going for it than Near Dark, from the soundtrack to the cinematography to the 2 Coreys to Kiefer Sutherland.
     
  15. maybrick

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    Sorry. It needs to be done!

    Abridged list of Vampire Movies better than NEAR DARK (as well as LOST BOYS):

    Tobe Hooper's SALEMS LOT
    NOSFERATU
    Werner's Herzog's NOSFERATU
    HORROR OF DRACULA
    BRIDES OF DRACULA
    KISS OF THE VAMPIRE
    DRACULA, PRINCE OF DARKNESS
    DRACULA HAS RISEN FROM THE GRAVE
    TASTE THE BLOOD OF DRACULA
    DRACULA AD 1972
    CAPTAIN KRONOS, VAMPIRE HUNTER
    THE WEREWOLF'S SHADOW
    SATANIC RITES OF DRACULA
    THE NIGHT STALKER
    LUST FOR A VAMPIRE
    SCARS OF DRACULA
    Tod Browning's DRACULA
    DRACULA 1979
    VAMPIRE CIRCUS
    TWINS OF EVIL
    COUNT YORGA, VAMPIRE
    RETURN OF COUNT YORGA
    THE VAMPIRE LOVERS
    BLACULA
    SCREAM BLACULA SCREAM
     
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    lost boys is awesome so is near dark went with lost boys but just barely
     
  17. DrHerbertWest

    DrHerbertWest For Your Health

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    If maybrick wants to say these are better, then I want to say he is wrong...I saw maybe two titles I would consider "better."

    Anyway, this is the EASIEST poll of the "vs." subjects. Lost Boys 100%. I liked Near Dark, enough to buy it for $4.99 on DDD, but Lost Boys is a GREAT movie, one I can watch any day, any time, anywhere, on the TV or DVD.

    Go Frog Brothers!
     
  18. maybrick

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    Only someone truly "Lost" would consider THE LOST BOYS better than NEAR DARK and every one of the titles I listed.

    Forgot to put mention FRIGHT NIGHT.
     
  19. Bobbywoodhogan

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    Agree 100%, I'd also ass Fright Night in there.

    Wo Fright Night vs. Salems Lot would be a good battle
     
  20. thrashard76

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    The Lost Boys
     

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