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Campfire Tales (1997)

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 overview, first billed only:
Cliff (segment "The Campfire")
Lauren (segment "The Campfire")
Eric (segment "The Campfire") (as Christopher Kennedy Masterson)
Alex (segment "The Campfire")
Rick (segment "The Honeymoon") / RV Driver (segment "The Campfire")
Jennifer MacDonald ...
Valerie (segment "The Honeymoon") / RV Passenger (segment "The Campfire")
Cole (segment "The Honeymoon")
Amanda (segment "People Can Lick Too")
Katherine (segment "People Can Lick Too")
'Jessica' / Internet Man (segment "People Can Lick Too")
Scott Anderson (segment "The Locket") / Paramedic #1 (segment "The Campfire")
Heather Wallace (segment "The Locket")
Eddie (segment "The Hook")
Jenny (segment "The Hook")
Rockin' Rob (segment "The Hook") (as Rick Lawrence)


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 »




Release Date:

22 September 1998 (USA)  »

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People Can Lick Too  »

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1.85 : 1
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Film debut of Jacinda Barrett. See more »


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 »


Katherine: [startling Amanda] Hey, I've been looking all over for you. Is everything okay?
Amanda: I was fine until you scared the shit out of me!
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Campfire Tales, way underrated!
26 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would like to say that I absolutely loved Campfire Tales! To me, it was one of the original horror flicks with a twisted ending. As if the contents of the movie weren't scary or weird enough, you have the ending. It's a very awesome movie and I'm so happy that it's being released on DVD on August 30th.I will not hesitate to get my copy on that day.I don't think the movie received all the credit or recognition it should have, because all these other movies came out shortly after and was acknowledge, but if it weren't for my brother telling me about the movie, I wouldn't have known. Which stinks because in my opinion it's far better than any "Scream", "I know what you did Last Summer", or any other horror for that time. So I hope that you are able to see the movie yourself and at least be able to see the difference. I loved it, and being a horror movie junkie, Campfire Tales was like dessert for me!

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