July 27, 2022

This Day in Halloween: Teenage vampire horror comedy "The Lost Boys" starring Kiefer Sutherland premieres in New York City in 1987. / Illustration by Holly Vigil

The Lost Boys premieres in New York City in 1987. The horror comedy is directed by Joel Schumacher and stars Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Patric, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest, Edward Hermann, Jaime Gertz, and Barnard Hughes. The teenage vampire film received mixed reviews but was a solid box-office success and won the Best Horror Film at the Saturn Awards and spawned two direct-to-video sequels.