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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:

On this road in the middle of nowhere evil has found the perfect place to hide. It has a face. It has a home. And worst of all it has a plan. 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:

Official Facebook | Official site

Country:

USA | Germany

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:

$13,106,108, 2 September 2001

Gross USA:

$37,904,175

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,371,303
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

While looking at the hand print on the cardoor handle, a blink-and-you'll-miss-it moment has a shadow pass over Trish, followed by the sound of a wingbeat. This comes before they discover that their pursuer isn't human, and has wings. See more »

Goofs

(at around 33 mins) When the Jenners pull up to the diner, only the left side stop lights light up (red). When the Creeper attacks the police behind them later and they brake (at around 45 mins), both sides light up; the driver's-side stop lights light white and the passenger-side lights light red. See more »

Quotes

The Creeper: [deleted scene] She don't smell too good, Darius.
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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 »

Alternate Versions

The theatrical cut includes a scene showing the Creeper sniffing Derry's dirty laundry. This is only implied on all home video releases. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Bob's Burgers: Christmas in the Car (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Jeepers Creepers
Written by Harry Warren and Johnny Mercer
Published by WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Performed by Paul Whiteman and his Swing Wing
Appears courtesy of Pavilion Records-Topaz Label
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User Reviews

 
Way Better Than Expected,WAY Better
1 October 2016 | by jordansepticeyeSee all my reviews

I thought this movie was gonna be mediocre,based on the Scooby Doo like title and the reviews,but this was excellent.First off,the story,the concept was so creepy and unique,I can't really explain it without spoiling the movie,so I'll just say it was great.Second,the atmosphere,yes there is gore,but the movie doesn't focus on that,it focuses on tension and suspense.Third,the characters,they are well acted,well developed,and feel real.The effects are great,and so is the main villain,the Creeper,you don't know much about him,which makes him even more scary.The setting was good,but last,the pacing,it may have been slow,but I was glued to the screen the whole time.Now onto the negatives,I thought although the movie was overall dark and creepy,there was many cheesy moments that took me out of the movie and some bad dialogue,but that's it.Jeepers Creepers is a well made,suspenseful movie with some stupid moments


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