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Jeepers Creepers (2001)

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A brother and sister driving home for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature in the isolated countryside that is on the last day of its ritualistic eating spree.

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Trish Jenner is now a mother of a teenage son named Darry, named after the brother she lost 23 years ago. Trish has a recurring nightmare where her son suffers the same fate as her brother ... See full summary »

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On their way back home during the spring break, Darry and Patricia Jenner witness a mysterious person dumping something down a tunnel. Deciding to discover what was dumped down there, Darry discovers a huge disturbing hideout full of modified bodies. Darry and Patricia set off to get help, unaware that the individual is now aware of who has been down the tunnel. Darry and Patricia soon realizes that their pursuer is not just a mysterious person, but something even more horrifying, who has more in store than they could possibly imagine. Written by FilmFanUK

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college | pipe | demon | cat | gore | See more »

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Things are gonna get creepy... See more »

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Rated R for terror violence/gore, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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31 August 2001 (USA)  »

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Here Comes the Boogeyman  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$513,292 (France) (5 July 2002)

Gross:

$513,292 (France) (5 July 2002)
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Trivia

Victor Salva wrote the main characters as brother and sister in order to eliminate any sexual tension and keep them focused on escaping the Creeper. See more »

Goofs

As Patricia and Darry drive by the house and see the Creeper dumping bodies, as he tears out onto the the road to chase them, you can clearly see a truck with its headlights on down the road behind the Creeper vehicle as it cuts across the grass to enter the road. See more »

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Trish: We were just attacked, Darry!
Darry: And you don't even want to find out why?
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If Only You Were Mine
Written by John Howie, Jr. and Tift Merritt
Performed by The Two Dollar Pistols with Tift Merritt
Courtesy of Yep Roc Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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Terrific, sharp and surprising
16 August 2001 | by (Dortmund, Germany) – See all my reviews

"Jeepers Creepers" is supposed to be your average monster-movie but turns out to be a very scary and above all a very entertaining film, whose script ist cleverly written and which has some sharp and enjoyable dialogues. The cast is also stunning, especially Gina Philips and Justin Long in the leading roles of Trish and Darryl. "Jeepers Creepers" provides some terrific pictures you will not forget. Definitely Salva's finest work up-to-date, leaving his poor debut feature "Powder" far behind. The less you know about this one the more fun it brings, even if there are also some disappointing facts: the special-fx-work does sometimes look cheap, but in times of CGI-effects in nearly every two fantasy-movies, i prefer the 'organic' look of old-fashioned-effects, even if one can say that they look cheap. So - see it! It's definitely worth the money. And prepare for an unconventional and surprising end...


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