Interview with the Vampire

1994 R 2h 3m DVD

Interview with the Vampire

1994 R 2h 3m DVD
  • Overview
  • Details
The lives of a trio of vampires -- cavalier Lestat, tormented Louis and childlike Claudia -- are interconnected for centuries in this adaptation of Anne Rice's romantic horror tale that explores betrayal, love, loneliness and hunger.
Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Antonio Banderas, Stephen Rea, Christian Slater, Kirsten Dunst, Domiziana Giordano, Thandiwe Newton
Neil Jordan
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1
Spanish (Neutral), French, English
French: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 5.1
R - Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.
age 16+
Common Sense rating Pause for kids 16 & under
age 16+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this is a violent, bloody movie about vampires. Death and murder are main themes and are depicted with a great deal of graphic violence and gore. Because the film is based on a bestselling fiction series and features popular actors Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, and Kirsten Dunst, kids may be familiar with the movie and want to see it.

Sexual Content

Female nudity, references to prostitutes and incest, as well as strong sexual overtones.


The action is graphic and gory.



Social Behavior

While some of the vampire characters feel guilty about killing others, more of them crave and love it.


Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

One of the main characters drinks alcohol in order to get drunk, though consequences are depicted.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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