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Jeepers Creepers (2001)

R | | Horror | 31 August 2001 (USA)
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

Victor Salva: Body in The Creeper's "house of pain". See more »

Goofs

Throughout the movie, Jeepers Creepers drives an enormous truck in which he chases potential victims, transports bodies, etc. So when he needs to fill up the gas tank, does he siphon the gas from his victims' cars or does he just use his Visa? Not to mention, his truck is in excellent mechanical condition which leads to 3 possible options. Jeepers Creepers is either a highly skilled mechanic in all aspects of automobiles, he has never been to the same mechanic twice, or his usual mechanic has some very heavy brass balls. On that note, how does he power the lights and music players in his house of pain? Is he on the grid; paying his utility bills, taxes, and everything else, or has he once again astounded us and managed to produce his own power for as long as he has been around killing stupid kids. See more »

Quotes

Trish: [after being attacked] What the hell was that guy's problem?
Darry: My first guess?
[Sitcks his head out the window]
Darry: *Inbreeding*!
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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

Where I'm Not
Written by Greg Hawks
Performed by Greg Hawks & The Tremblers
Courtesy of Yep Roc Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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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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