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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 on the last day 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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They were alone in the middle of nowhere. It's watching. It's waiting. It's hungry. See more »

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Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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) (31 August 2001)

Gross:

$37,470,017 (USA) (19 October 2001)
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Trivia

The oath "Jeepers Creepers!" originated in the early 20th century as a polite euphemism for Jesus Christ. Jiminy Crickets was a synonym before the latter phrase was co-opted by Walt Disney as the name of a cartoon insect. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Darry is in the pipe and Trish is keeping watch, notices headlights coming, and runs to the car, you can clearly see her trying to shift the shifter on the floor, but when the shot of her through the window comes up, you can see the real shift on the steering wheel. In the next shot it is gone. See more »

Quotes

Darry: She did lose her head that night, Trish, and you wanna know what he did for her? He sewed it back on.
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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 »

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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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B movie classic
23 August 2004 | by (Birmingham, England) – See all my reviews

The film starts of as others have said, keen on generating tension, uncertainty and foreboding. The initial minutes take elements from other a number of road movies. The key strength of the movie is the Creeper himself.

The creation; The Creeper is unlike many horror creations - he/it is actually scary. Compare the Creeper to Jason, Freddie, the wishmaster etc etc - No contest. Is he a demon, a devil or a fallen angel ?

Every 23 years he feasts for 23 days, and takes the parts of his victims he wants. The movie is low budget, and the effects on occasion do suffer, but considering the budget it packs as many thrills as any horror I have seem for a number of years. A modern day B Movie classic.

10/10


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