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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ranger Bill
John Quinn ...
George Kmeck ...
Patient / Janitor
Alain Sy ...
Kenny (as Mario Lavandeira)
Elizabeth Sachs ...
Daniel Hessel ...
Young Boy


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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Gather round the fire... for the last night of your life. See more »


Crime | Horror | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

October 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Skoteines istories  »

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1.78 : 1
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The comic book shown in the movies end credits actually exists. The series lasted just one issue. See more »


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 »


References The Lone Ranger (1949) See more »


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Come on people, it wasn't that bad
13 November 2003 | by (IL) – See all my reviews

Why does everybody hate this movie so much. I mean, it's not a masterpiece like Halloween or other popular horror movies, but I thought it was fun to watch and the third story was actually kind of clever. I think this movie should get credit for some of the effort they put in to making this movie. It was great in a campy sort of way.

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