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Campfire Stories (2001)

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Two teens on their way to a backwoods party come across a beautiful young woman having car trouble. Their search for help only gets them lost, deep in the woods, where they meet Forest ... See full summary »

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Natalie
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Donny
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Teddy
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Joe
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Ranger Bill
John Quinn ...
Dentist
George Kmeck ...
Patient / Janitor
Alain Sy ...
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Petra
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Robby
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Kenny (as Mario Lavandeira)
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Bobby
Elizabeth Sachs ...
Nurse
Daniel Hessel ...
Young Boy
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Robbie
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Two teens on their way to a backwoods party come across a beautiful young woman having car trouble. Their search for help only gets them lost, deep in the woods, where they meet Forest Ranger Bill with a penchant for scary stories. The campfire flickers long into the night as the ranger uses words to weave his tapestry of terror, filling their young minds with a host of horrific images that will be burned into your consciousness long after the fire's last embers have gone out. Insane doctors, Indian ghosts, bad drugs, a deranged handyman with shiny new shears - all that and more awaits anyone brave enough to stay until sunrise... if you live that long! Written by Schleppy

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Never go into the woods at night... See more »

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Crime | Horror | Drama

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Rated R for violence, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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October 2001 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The comic book shown in the movies end credits actually exists. The series lasted just one issue. See more »

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In the third story, when Melissa takes her second drink of tequila, the cap is still on the bottle. See more »

Crazy Credits

The closing credits are accompanied by a montage of pages from a Campfire Stories comic book, with occasional interjections from Ranger Bill. See more »

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References The Jerry Springer Show (1991) See more »

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Welcome to My Hell
Performed by Ali Dee
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Feel up to an amusing horror movie....
12 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

then this one is definitely for you. Just don't expect to be frightened or wake up screaming in the middle of the night. And don't expect anything extraordinary. This film wasn't meant to be any of those things. It sticks to the classic "B" horror movie genre with it's cheesy classic monster movie special effects and over acting to make it seem scary. It plays more like an hour and a half long episode of Tales From the Crypt. But is amusing in its own fashion. I thoroughly enjoyed sitting back, relaxing, and just letting this movie be exactly what it is: a corny "B" style horror movie made because they had the budget to make it. And as long as you enjoy movies like Killer Klowns from Outer Space, you can probably appreciate this movie as well. But if you are expecting an edge of your seat thriller, that makes you think, sends chills up your spine, and is guaranteed to give you nightmares, then look elsewhere.


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