Night Junkies (2007) Movie Review

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Night Junkies (2007)

2007 | R | Horror, Thriller, Romance
90 minutes / 1h 30min

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Night Junkies Plot Synopsis:

In London, Vincent Monroe is a young man addicted in blood that wanders through the red light district looking for lonely people to satisfy his addiction, dropping their bodies in the Thames River. When the stripper Ruby Stone meets Vincent in a coffee shop after her show, they immediately fall in love with each other. They have one night stand and Vincent does not resist and bites Ruby's neck, freaking her out. Ruby leaves his apartment and returns to the night-club, where the psycho pimp that is obsessed on her harasses her. Vincent finds Ruby fainted in an alley and soon she discovers that Vincent has turned her into a vampire. Ruby convinces Vincent to stop drinking human blood and seek out a cure in Edinburgh. But the sad**tic psycho, who has killed fifteen women, has discovered their address and is stalking Ruby.

Night Junkies (2007) Review

Night Junkies (2007) is a rated R 1h 30min UK romance thriller horror movie that shot at Three Mills Studios, Three Mill Lane, Bow, London, England, UK and other locations in London, England, UK. First-time full-length director and writer Lawrence Pearce excelled in executing this outstanding film that I have watched a few times since its release in 2007.

Night Junkies revolves around a modern-day Jack the Ripper terrorizing people in London. Vincent (Giles Alderson - Hero ( 2017), The Gridiron (2016), The Banksy Job (2016), Booker (2016)) is our vampire that roams the streets at night looking for his next meal which is human blood, and he is addicted to it. Vincent lived a life where he stayed away from everyone until he met Ruby (Katia Winter - Negative (2017), Knight of Cups (2015), Dexter (2012), Sleepy Hollow (2013-2017)) who is a stripper.

Ruby did not like being a stripper and also did not like what Vincent has turned into during their passionate moment after knowing him for about only four hours. Ruby did not mind her new lifestyle at first until she realized that she would have to prey on innocent humans every night. Ruby decided that she will try to rid herself of her new addiction and tries her best to convince her love, Vincent, to also quit his addiction. Ruby’s workplace owner sends Matt who is obsessed with Ruby to bring her back to work, but it will not be an easy fight as Matt is a newbie vampire who leaves a trail of bodies behind him, Matt cannot control his urges and kills whoever he can feed off of.

Night Junkies is not just another ordinary vampire movie because it gives us myths about Vampires including wooden stakes, garlic, and Holy Water. Night Junkies was similar to a drug addict movie in the sense that the vampire was addicted to blood as a junkie is addicted to drugs and the vampire, like the junkie becomes vulnerable when it comes to fulfilling their desires/urges.

The Night Junkies was a low budget movie that had a well-developed storyline along with terrific dialogue and offered something new and creative for us to watch in 2007 as it was a refreshing change. I still enjoy watching this movie today as it is a remarkable movie to watch with guests who is into horror movie containing little gore and awesome score/soundtrack. I was amazed at this pure storyline driven movie with terrific performances which leave me to say that I adore the chemistry that Vincent (Giles Alderson) and Ruby (Katia Winter) share as it was as realistic as can be. It is hard to believe that this film was shot on a low budget because its production value was amazing with great locations, sets, seamlessly beautiful camerawork, and almost perfect lighting.

  • Night Junkies Rating Scores
  • Our Score: 4
  • Overall Score: 4.46
  • IMDB: 4.7

About Night Junkies 2007

Title: Night Junkies
Year: 2007
Runtime: 90 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Romance
Score: 2 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 2.23/5 stars from 614 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 614
MPAA Rating: R
Night Junkies Cast Starring: Vass Anderson, Jonny Coyne, Katia Winter, Beryl Nesbitt, Ashley Brooke, Giles Alderson, Christophoros Panoutsos, Lucy Bowen, Joe Rainbow, Beverley Eve, Sam Creed, Matt Tully, Arpad Godla, Jaspreet Singh Grewal, Daniel Kobbina, Ben Hamilton, Lauren Adams, Christina Petrou, René Zagger, Reede Fox, Philip Simon, René Zagger, Mark Joseph, Sasha Jackson, Portia Booroff, Jay Brown, Kelly-Marie Baines
Night Junkies Writers: NA
Night Junkies Director: Lawrence Pearce
Production: Renegade Worldwide
Language: English
Country: UK