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Jeepers Creepers (2001)

 -  Horror  -  31 August 2001 (USA)
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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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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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On this road in the middle of nowhere evil has found the perfect place to hide. It has a face. It has a home. And worst of all it has a plan. 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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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$513,292 (France) (5 July 2002)
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Director Victor Salva wanted the countryside settings for the film to have an eerie quality about them. However Salva said that the Florida filming locations were so beautiful that often times the footage for the film would have to be darkened down to give the locations a more menacing appearance. See more »

Goofs

When Darry slides down the pipe, he is encircled by light which would have had to been shining directly down the pipe. Seconds before he went in, he was staring into total blackness. See more »

Quotes

Darry: We pounded it to dust.
Jezelle Gay Hartman: I think it's eaten too many hearts, for it's own to never stop!
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The Creeper's truck drives across the screen after the final credits roll -- he's still hungry and searching the back roads. See more »

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References Sleepwalkers (1992) See more »

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Where I'm Not
Written by Greg Hawks
Performed by Greg Hawks & The Tremblers
Courtesy of Yep Roc Records
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Harks back to 1950's comic book horror
1 September 2001 | by (Russellville, Arkansas) – See all my reviews

Jeepers Creepers has more in common with 1950's EC horror comic books than any B Horror movies that have been made in the past twenty years. That fact isn't bad, it's great! There are a lot of horror plot ideas out there that have never seen decent expression. The film has some decent surprises along the way and the pace stays interesting. The identity of the monster stays a little mysterious. You're not totally certain what it's supposed to be. The plot is done intelligently for a Grade B movie. The dialog isn't stupid or contrived. Go see or rent it. It's worth the cash.


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