Queen of the Damned

Queen of the Damned

A FILM BY: Michael Rymer
WRITTEN BY: Anne Rice (novels), Scott Abbott (screenplay), Michael Petroni (screenplay)
STARRING: Aaliyah, Stuart Townsend, Marguerite Moreau

Thirsty Thursdays Feature | A Part of Music Box of Horrors: Dawn of the Drive-In Presented by Shudder 

Queen of the Damned is the most nü-metal movie in history. It sprung from the world of Anne Rice, following Lestat as he uses his platform as the singer in a metal band to encourage vampires to “come out of the coffin.” This doesn't sit well with the vamp community, and awakens Akasha, the titular queen, who's very hungry and ready to reign over the pitiful human race. Packed with tracks from Static-X, Papa Roach, Deftones, and featuring original songs by Korn's Jonathan Davis, Queen of the Damned is a sexy, trashy, unfairly maligned vampire outing headlined by the born-for-this-role Aaliyah (RIP) and packed with that early ‘00s Hot Topic melancholy we all miss so much.

Technical Information

Production Year: 2002
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 101 mins
Format: Digital