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Jeepers Creepers (2001)

A brother and sister driving home through isolated countryside for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature which is in the midst of its ritualistic eating spree.

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Storyline

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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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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,831,700 (USA) (2 September 2001)

Gross:

$37,904,175 (USA)
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Trivia

When Darry is looking at the missing person posters in the police station there are several comedic comments such as Tim Sullivan's hair being "dusty beaver" and his occupation being "a butcher a baker and a candlestick maker" among others. See more »

Goofs

When the Jenners pull up to the diner, only the left side stop lights light up (red). When the Creeper attacks the police behind them later and they brake, both sides light up; the driver's-side stop lights light white and the passenger-side lights light red. See more »

Quotes

Trish: Christ, do you think they even have a phone?
Darry: I'm guessing no phones and a lot of guns.
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Crazy Credits

Will Hasenzahl is credited as 'Office with Hole in Chest', and not 'Officer with Hole in Chest' See more »

Connections

Referenced in Phelous & the Movies: Pheepers Creepers 2 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Jeepers Creepers
Written by Harry Warren and Johnny Mercer
Published by WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Performed by Paul Whiteman and his Swing Wing
Appears courtesy of Pavilion Records-Topaz Label
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Outstanding horror film
30 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Every once in a while a new horror film comes along that reinvents the genre (Jaws, Halloween, The Exorcist, A Nightmare on Elm Street). These films not only prove to be entertaining, but they add something new and visionary to a market that seems to thrive mostly on rip-offs, sequels and spoofs. JEEPERS CREEPERS should be counted among them. While it doesn't maintain the level of thrills it achieves during the first 45 minutes or so, at just 90 minutes it does still manages to keep an effective level of adrenaline pumping shocks and scares and has one heck of a creepy ending to boot. The acting is first rate and the movie looks terrific. The CGI effects are thankfully kept to a minimum and its just a fun ride! There's nothing more to say. Rent it. Buy it. Enjoy it.


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