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Jeepers Creepers (2001)

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A brother and sister driving home through isolated countryside for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature which is in the midst of its ritualistic eating spree.

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Victor Salva

Writer:

Victor Salva
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gina Philips ... Trish
Justin Long ... Darry
Jonathan Breck ... The Creeper
Patricia Belcher ... Jezelle Gay Hartman
Brandon Smith ... Sergeant Davis Tubbs
Eileen Brennan ... The Cat Lady
Peggy Sheffield Peggy Sheffield ... Waitress Beverly
Jeffrey William Evans ... Manager
Patrick Cherry Patrick Cherry ... Binky
Jon Beshara Jon Beshara ... Trooper Gideon
Avis-Marie Barnes ... Trooper Weston
Steve Raulerson Steve Raulerson ... Cellblock Officer (as Steven Raulerson)
Tom Tarantini ... Roach
William Haze ... Officer with Hole in Chest (as William Hasenzahl)
Kim Kahana ... Camper Driver
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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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Taglines:

You Are NOT What You Eat... See more »

Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

MGM | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Here Comes the Boogeyman See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,831,700, 2 September 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$37,904,175

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,217,789
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The Creepers growls were achieved by having Jonathan Breck do a very low and rough growl with his voice then adding in a very well deformed and edited inhaling sound, with a hyena for the squeaking noise. See more »

Goofs

(at around 10 mins) As Patricia and Darry drive by the house and see the Creeper dumping bodies, as he tears out onto the road to chase them, you can clearly see a truck with its headlights on down the road behind the Creeper vehicle as it cuts across the grass to enter the road. See more »

Quotes

Trish: [Darry's cell phone las a low battery] The point of having a portable phone, idiot, is so that it works when you need it.
Darry: I hace a power cable for it.
Trish: Yeah, and I have a cigarette lighter *that doesn't work*!
Darry: Goddamn it! What did I say? My car! We should've taken my car!
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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 »

Alternate Versions

On the German Code 2-DVD (Platinum Edition) by MAWA/VCL (and perhaps the VHS as well) you can't hear the screaming of Darry/Justin Long when the Creepers tortures him. The screaming has been removed on the dubbed versions. But you can hear it softly if you tune in to the audio commentary by the director (who also comments the screams). See more »

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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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User Reviews

 
good movie
15 September 2001 | by bhanna23See all my reviews

Hearing mixed reviews about this movie I wasn't sure what to expect. I heard from several people that the first half was good, and that it went down hill from there. So how come an hour into the movie I found myself really enjoying it? The story was actually going good, it also was actually scary, scary like Halloween, not Scream. Which is a good change. Remember don't listen to what other people say, if you like scary movies, and no not to take them seriously go see this, it's worth the money.


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