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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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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

Justin Long's first horror film. See more »

Goofs

In the very beginning of the movie, when Darry first says the name 'Poli-Sci-Track-Team-Guy', and right before Trish tells him that her relationship is none of his business, Darry's facial expression changes quickly. When Darry says 'Poli-Sci-Track-Team-Guy', he is smiling. Then, it cuts to the side of Darry's face, and he is not smiling. See more »

Quotes

Trish: When was the last time you changed your socks?
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Crazy Credits

The Creeper's truck drives across the screen after the final credits roll -- he's still hungry and searching the back roads. See more »

Connections

References The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Peek-A-Boo
Written by Siouxsie Sioux, Steven Severin, Budgie, Johnny Mercer and Harry Warren
Performed by Echo 3
Produced by Shane Vetter and Tristan Leral
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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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