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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

They were alone in the middle of nowhere. It's watching. It's waiting. It's hungry. 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

(at around 48 mins) When the Creeper is sniffing the beheaded police officer and then starts to eat his tongue, there is a sign behind the Creeper that says "Tastes So Darn Good!" See more »

Goofs

(at around 45 mins) The positions of the cars when Trish's car and the police car swerve to a halt. See more »

Quotes

The Cat Lady: You got ten seconds to get your ass out of my yard, and don't think I'm gonna tell ya twice!
Trish: Get the hell away from him.
Darry: What are you doing, Trish?
Trish: Get the hell away from him!
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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

The UK DVD release omits Darry's screams at the end to secure a 15 rating (though they are audible on the director's commentary track). However the US DVD remains uncut and Darry's screams can clearly be heard in the film. See more »

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Referenced in Meet the Spartans (2008) See more »

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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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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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