Tony Todd (Clive Barker's Candyman, Final Destination 2) is Dr. Henry Jekyll in this blood-drenched, modern adaptation of the macabre classic. Part crime thriller, part psychological horror... See full summary »
This made-for-television adaptation doesn't waste time with preliminaries. Within 15 minutes of its opening, Dr. Henry Jekyll has already experimented on himself with a concoction that he'd... See full summary »
Tony Todd (Clive Barker's Candyman, Final Destination 2) is Dr. Henry Jekyll in this blood-drenched, modern adaptation of the macabre classic. Part crime thriller, part psychological horror, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde takes Robert Louis Stevenson's sinister story to chilling new depths as Mr. Hyde leaves a grisly trail while terrorizing local college co-eds. With the police bearing down on him, Mr. Hyde attacks Henry's fiancee in the demented denouement of this twisted tale that must be seen to be believed! Written by
I'm not going into the story, as I'm sure most people are familiar with the story of Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde already, so I'm just gonna go with the technical aspects. The film looked like a film school student's attempt to make a full-length feature. The actors were sub-par, the settings looked fake (I mean come on... a chief of police should have an actual OFFICE, not a CUBICLE!!), the dialog was amazingly horrible (listen to the dialog between Utterson, who is the chick detective, and the chief of police... it is so bad, it's hilarious!) and the special effects were low-quality. Mr. Hyde's make-up looked ridiculous... I think they used 2 wigs for Hyde, as in some scenes it looked black and in other scenes, it looked brown. The ending (which, as I said, I will not divulge)... well... what I will say about the ending is that it didn't tie the story up for me in a neat little package. In fact, the whole story was so jumbled up and it's obvious that the script needed at least one or two more revisions. Overall, it was confusing and it looked cheaply made. However, if you're stuck watching it with your boyfriend because he has to screen it for work, as was my case, it was a lot of fun joking the movie the whole time. But otherwise, I wouldn't pay to see this movie.
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