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Campfire Tales (1997)

R  |   |  Horror  |  22 September 1998 (USA)
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A group of teens entertain themselves by telling an anthology of famous urban legends with a modern twist; including make-out-point, monsters, psychopaths, and ghosts.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cliff (segment "The Campfire")
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Lauren (segment "The Campfire")
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Eric (segment "The Campfire") (as Christopher Kennedy Masterson)
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Alex (segment "The Campfire")
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Rick (segment "The Honeymoon") / RV Driver (segment "The Campfire")
Jennifer MacDonald ...
Valerie (segment "The Honeymoon") / RV Passenger (segment "The Campfire")
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Cole (segment "The Honeymoon")
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Amanda (segment "People Can Lick Too")
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Katherine (segment "People Can Lick Too")
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'Jessica' / Internet Man (segment "People Can Lick Too")
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Scott Anderson (segment "The Locket") / Paramedic #1 (segment "The Campfire")
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Heather Wallace (segment "The Locket")
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Eddie (segment "The Hook")
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Jenny (segment "The Hook")
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Rockin' Rob (segment "The Hook") (as Rick Lawrence)
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A group of teens, stranded in the woods after a car accident, entertain themselves by telling classic horror stories. What follows is a series of eerie tales that include monsters, psychopaths, and ghosts, and that remind you that things aren't always what they seem. Written by Rob Tilghman

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Terror spreads by word of mouth. See more »

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Rated R for violence/terror, language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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People Can Lick Too  »

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In the "People Can Lick Too" segment, there is a scene near the beginning where the older sister hands the younger sister some money and says "I'm going out tonight, don't tell anybody". At the point where she begins to say "Don't tell anybody", the audio\\visual becomes mismatched, as her mouth is clearly saying something else. See more »

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Amanda: Katherine! Call 911! There's a man under my bed!
Katherine: You have got to be kidding me.
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Lackluster Horror Movie is Nothing New but Doesn't Bore
24 January 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Campfire Tales is a sectioned movie about a crashed vehicle's 4 inhabitants recounting horror tales. These tales are old recycled tales with an attempted new generation twist. This is not a movie that had really any good merits and nothing worth remembering yet is flowed well and was by no means a bad movie. An unknown group of actors did a great job in their individual roles (for the most part). However to say that they are modern day twists on old stories is an over exaggeration. Though none of the re imaginings were bad, the shortened time allowed them and comparison to many great horror remakes in the last decade render these attempts dull and inept. The production value was average but indicative of its time, and the sound was mediocre. I have almost no complements for the movie and no parts were memorable yet it flowed well and kept your attention by switching the story. This prevented deep character development and story intricacy but i don't think that was the goal of this brand of horror movie. I feel bad giving it a 4 because it was not that bad of a movie, but it failed to impress me and if you're not using original material than i set the bar a higher.


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