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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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This fall things are getting creepy. See more »

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

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Box Office

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

In the scene with the cat lady, all her cats look through the screen on the windows because of tuna smeared on it. See more »

Goofs

Trish's car obviously has a manual transmission but at one point we hear the car shifting gear while her hands stay on the wheel. See more »

Quotes

Trish: The point of having a cell phone is that it works when you need it!
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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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Referenced in Lights, Camera, Creeper: Making 'Jeepers Creepers 2' (2003) See more »

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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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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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