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Writer (WGA):
Victor Salva (written by)
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Release Date:
31 August 2001 (USA) See more »
Fear takes a road trip. See more »
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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3 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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Directed by
Victor Salva 
Writing credits
Victor Salva (written by)

Produced by
Willi Bär .... executive producer (as Willi Baer)
Francis Ford Coppola .... executive producer
J. Todd Harris .... co-producer
Eberhard Kayser .... executive producer
Tom Luse .... producer
Mario Ohoven .... executive producer
Barry Opper .... producer
Linda Reisman .... executive producer
Original Music by
Bennett Salvay 
Cinematography by
Don E. FauntLeRoy 
Film Editing by
Ed Marx 
Casting by
Kimberly Mullen 
Production Design by
Steven Legler 
Art Direction by
Kevin Egeland 
Set Decoration by
Barbara Peterson-Malesci  (as Barbara Peterson)
Costume Design by
Emae Villalobos 
Makeup Department
Barry Anderson .... fake bodies
Erin Braus-Guth .... assistant makeup artist (as Erin M. Braus)
Roy Ceballos .... shop foreman
Roy Ceballos .... special makeup effects artist
Rodger Jacobs .... key makeup artist
Elvis Jones .... key mechnical design and sculpture
Robert Pendergraft .... special makeup effects artist
Brian Penikas .... creature & makeup effects supervisor
Brian Penikas .... special makeup effects artist
Tim Phoenix .... makeup artist
Richard Redlefsen .... cosmetics
Richard Redlefsen .... lead fabricator
Richard Redlefsen .... special makeup effects artist
Greg Smith .... key sculptor
Gunnar Swanson .... key hair stylist
Erick de la Vega .... special makeup effects artist
Production Management
Jeffrey Berk .... production supervisor: pre-production
Jim Bigham .... production supervisor
Valerie Hoffman .... production supervisor (as Valerie Howlett-Hoffman)
Nancy Kirhoffer .... post-production supervisor
Tom Luse .... unit production manager
Barry Opper .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
George Bamber .... first assistant director
Mary Kilgannon .... assistant director
Jason Roberts .... second assistant director
Donald Sparks .... first assistant director (as Don Sparks)
Rebecca Strickland .... second assistant director
Art Department
Jerry Blohm .... property master
Rex Christensen .... on-set dresser
James P. Crapser .... propmaker foreman
C. Deniz .... assistant sculptor
Brad Parker .... original creeper designer
Brad Parker .... project illustrator
Michael Powels .... carpenter
Daniel Williams .... greens
Alice Wymer .... art department coordinator
Carla Bailey .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Christopher Scheetz .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Sound Department
Charlyn Bernal .... sound designer
Tim Bindel .... adr supervisor
Diana Flores .... adr mixer
Joe Foglia .... sound recordist
Aleksandr Gruzdev .... sound re-recording mixer
Bill Henderson .... sound re-recording engineer
Cindy Jo Hinkleman .... adr editor
Cindy Jo Hinkleman .... dialogue editor
James P. Lay .... sound re-recording mixer
James P. Lay .... supervising sound editor
Angelo Palazzo .... sound designer
Angelo Palazzo .... sound editor
Richard Partlow .... foley artist (as Rick Partlow)
Tanya Peel .... sound utility
Tanya Peel .... utility sound
Andy Rosenthal .... sound effects editor
Robert Troy .... dialogue editor
Special Effects by
Michael Arbogast .... special effects coordinator
Joel P. Blanchard .... special effects foreman
Roy Ceballos .... creature effects foreman
David Fedele .... special effects makeup
Jared Gray .... laboratory coordinator: makeup & monsters
Thomas Kittle .... special effects foreman
Brian Penikas .... creature & makeup effects supervisor
Richard Redlefsen .... creature effects technician
Russell Tyrrell .... special effects technician
Bill Forsche .... sculptor and foam latex technician: Creeper body (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Sonny Kato Chapman .... creature effects technician
Lucas Feld .... digital artist
Lucas Feld .... lead modeler: Max Ink Cafe
Charles Garcia .... concept designs: creature wings: Max Ink Cafe
Buddy Gheen .... senior visual effects artist
Paul Le Blanc .... CGI supervisor
Robert W. Morgenroth .... visual effects supervisor
Brad Moylan .... digital artist: The Image Resolution, Inc.
Noley .... wire removal artist
Scott Ramsey .... digital supervisor
Scott Ramsey .... visual effects producer
Cristina Castro .... additional CG coordinator: Max Ink Cafe (uncredited)
Jennifer Champagne .... additional CG producer: Max Ink Cafe (uncredited)
Scott Kirvan .... additional visual effects supervisor: Max Ink Cafe (uncredited)
Lisa Lavender .... 3D roto artist: Max Ink Cafe (uncredited)
Todd Sheridan Perry .... additional visual effects supervisor/CG supervisor: Max Ink Cafe (uncredited)
Michael Sanchez .... modeler: Max Ink Cafe (uncredited)
Elle Alexander .... stunt double
Elle Alexander .... stunt driver
Hank Amos .... stunts
Jennifer Badger .... stunts
Kevin Ball .... stunts
Billy Bates .... stunts
Nick Brandon .... stunts
Kial Butler .... stunts
Danny Cadow .... stunts
Jack Carpenter .... stunts
James M. Churchman .... stunt coordinator
John Evanko .... stunts
Jason Gray .... stunts
Robert Harman .... stunts (as Bob Harmon)
Thirl Haston .... stunts
John Hines .... stunts
Kurt Hockenberry .... utility stunts
Gainer Johnson .... stunts
Kim Kahana .... stunts
Paul Leonard .... stunts
Jeff Moldovan .... stunts
Michelle Montgomery .... stunts
Dave Phillips .... stunts
Jason Roberts .... stunts
Iris Lynne Sherman .... stunts
Luis J. Silva .... stunts
John Zimmerman .... stunts
Kevin Ball .... stunt double: Creeper (uncredited)
Charles Grisham .... stunt rigger (uncredited)
Mike Smith .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Thomas M. Allen .... electrician
Ben Bardin .... key grip
Paul Beaver .... rigging grip
Kurt Beckler .... electrician
Robert Beverlin .... assistant camera
Ben Bowling .... electrician
Matt Brooks .... second assistant camera
Shane Buttle .... specialty lighting technician
Rick Climenhaga .... rigging grip
Robert Driskell .... gaffer
Marvin Haven .... grip
Bruce Hazen .... electrician
Kevin Jackson .... grip
Joe Mast .... dolly grip
Michael P. May .... camera operator
Gene Page .... still photographer
Humberto Recio .... electrician
John Wruck .... grip
Casting Department
Angelique Midthunder .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Barnaby Smith .... set costumer
Jeanie Sturgeon .... additional costumer
Editorial Department
Geraud Brisson .... first assistant editor
Rolando Diaz .... telecine dailies
Michael Matsumoto .... post-production assistant
Lance Oyabu .... post-production intern
John Sellars .... colorist
Music Department
Randy Kerber .... orchestrator
David Low .... orchestra contractor
Ed Marx .... music editor
Shawn Murphy .... scoring mixer
Bennett Salvay .... conductor
Bennett Salvay .... orchestrator
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
Tom Tarantini .... music sequencing: car radio
Greg Townley .... music designer
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Lyle Christensen .... shotmaker driver
Robert Jepson .... driver: picture car
John H. Stephens .... driver: honeywagon
Other crew
Susan Paley Abramson .... assistant to producers
Gloria Winship Ayon .... animal coordinator
Shane Ayon .... animal wrangler
Cassandra Barbour .... rights and clearances
Jerry Blohm .... armorer
Karen Bosma .... production assistant
Carrie Bramlett .... production assistant
Josef Brandmaier .... bank services
Deborah Brighton .... animal trainer
Juliana FauntLeRoy .... production assistant: base camp
Patricia A. Fullerton .... script supervisor
Joanne Guthrie .... key set production assistant
Julie Hansen .... post production accountant
Brian X. Hershberger .... assistant to director
John Hines .... stand-in: Mr. Long
John Wesley Hines .... stand-in
Doon Hubler .... production assistant
Dixie Jones .... payroll accountant
Shannon Lail .... production executive
Matt Lawford .... shortfall insurance
Chad Lumley .... production assistant
Emilie Maison .... press attache france
Michael Miller .... assistant to producer (as Matthew G. Miller)
Leslie Moak .... production coordinator (as Leslie S. Stevens)
Michelle Montgomery .... stand-in: Ms. Philips
Rana Morrison .... location assistance
Fred Moyse .... set paramedic
Frederic Perrin .... caterer
Jared Rivet .... assistant to director
Burke P. Robinson .... assistant location manager
Cara Sachse .... location assistant
Christopher Selby .... stand-in
Laura Sevier .... rights and clearances: post-production
Gary Sewell .... assistant accountant
Drew Smith .... craft service
Mary Sunshine .... production accountant
Amy R. Trachtman .... assistant coordinator
Andreas Zachai .... location scout (uncredited)

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Rated R for terror violence/gore, language and brief nudity
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Director Victor Salva wanted the countryside settings for the film to have an eerie quality about them. However Salva said that the Florida filming locations were so beautiful that often times the footage for the film would have to be darkened down to give the locations a more menacing appearance.See more »
Continuity: When the Creeper first pulls up behind the kids in the car, his window is down/up between shots.See more »
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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Movie Connections:
Featured in Beyond Clueless (2014)See more »
Jeepers CreepersSee more »


What is the Creeper?
Why does the creeper travel round by truck if he has wings?
will there be a third instalment?
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35 out of 51 people found the following review useful.
above average first half, 10 May 2002
Author: Ian from Ontario, Canada

I must say, I was expecting a lot worse from this film. The whole first half is genuinely scary. Although the brother and sister's rivalry was played up just a bit too much, their characters were still a lot more believable than most modern scare films. Their dialogue was especially natural, and didn't contain a single "oh my god, like, did I just totally see, like, an undead demon, or is it just me?" which I praise the writers for (there's only so many times Buffy the Vampire Slayer can say lines like that before I start doing a little slaying of my own). Despite the constant squabbling the kids do, you can still warm up to them enough to feel empathic about their plight. The cinematography was excellent, my favourite scene being the long pan up the side of the church. The music and sound were cued perfectly and conveyed a true sense of fear, anxiety and isolation.

Unfortunately, the second half of the movie really suffers. Like so many other movies, once the killer/monster is revealed the whole thing goes down hill. It goes from relying on X-files-like suspense to bland gore and a cliché monster suit. Top it off with some overacting "we're not taking any crap" police officers and a poorly acted psychic lady and you turn what could have been a gem of a scary movie into a second rate dud. The biggest disappointment was the end. It was horribly tacked on in a desperate attempt at being a shocker.

Other then the whole second half, the only other complaint I have is regarding the DVD. The menus show clips from the movie which essentially run in sequence, and if you pay attention to them, they spoil just about everything. Where they are, what the monster looks like, etc. I haven't bothered to watch the menus all the way through but with any luck they spoil the ending too (but that's not really so bad in this case).

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