Janice Fischer and James Jeremias wrote the film's story. The title is a reference to the Lost Boys in J. Barrie 's stories about Peter Pan and Neverland , who, like the vampires, never grow up. Most of the film was shot in Santa Cruz, California.
Those counts and lords who love to mug and menace for the camera, mesmerize with their fancy capes, and whose pale skin glows in the luminous flicker of old film cameras. So no surprise that some of the best vampire movies back then are some of the best vampires now, like Dracula , Nosferatu , and Vampyr , even as they approach their centennial anniversaries. Across legend, we know vampires for their allure and seductive properties. That burning, pasty-chic look has carried well into the new millennium: One would only have to point to the frenzied mania that was Twilight at its peak for proof. So, looking for something to watch on your next open-coffin-and-chill night?
Ever since Bram Stoker published Dracula , the quintessential vampire tale, in , Western culture has seen a particular obsession with the monsters. But vampires in their various forms—supernatural beings whose immortality requires them to quench their thirst for blood—have appeared in the folklore of many cultures. There's something universally terrifying about undead bloodsuckers that stalk their prey at night and sometimes convert their victims to vampires, too , so it makes sense that the horror genre is awash with movies about vampires many of which are modeled on Stoker's novel, either directly or loosely.
See the gallery. A mother and her two sons move to a small coast town in California. The town is plagued by bikers and some mysterious deaths. The younger boy makes friends with two other boys who claim to be vampire hunters while the older boy is drawn into the gang of bikers by a beautiful girl.