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Fright Night

(DVD - 2011)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Fright Night
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Senior Charley Brewster finally has it all. He's running with the cool kids and dating the hottest girl in high school. But all hell breaks loose when charming Jerry Dandrige moves in next door. Charlie thinks there's something odd about him, although no one, including his mom seems to notice. But after too many of his classmates vanish under bizarre circumstances, Charley comes to an unmistakable conclusion: Jerry is a vampire preying on his neighborhood!
Publisher: [Burbank, CA] : Touchstone Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2011
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE F
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell and David Tennant


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Aug 20, 2014
  • lovergurl1999 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

tbh; i think this movie was great....i like the very begining it scared the shit out of me thou lolz i will recommened it to all them bitches who like to get scared shitless lolz over all ive said this is by far the best movie ever!!!!!.... -xoxo mwah-

Apr 19, 2014
  • jazeebelle rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I thought it was a cleaver update on the original. Colin was brilliant and beautiful as ever. Witty and at times brutal. i loved it so much i bought it!

Well produced fair remake of original surprise hit. Humour and scares abound.

Jun 30, 2013
  • emerald2pac rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Not horrible but not great. Colin was pretty good in it but could have had a better more attractive cast. Creative special effects and somewhat interesting back story.

Feb 09, 2013
  • SilverIlix rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I wasn't sure about this remake, but I am so glad that we gave it a chance. Once the pace picked up it moved along really well.. The female leads weren't vapid screamers thankfully. There is a point in the movie where the vampire is described as a shark, and that is the best description for the vampire portrayed. This is not your typical vampire, and Colin Farell plays it creepy and well. Fun and worth a watch.

Oct 24, 2012
  • rufus_red4 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

The way that current Hollywood interprets vampires, like True Blood, they have the power to slaughter all humans or in the very least, keep them captive to breed and to feed upon. So stupid. This movie, thought I never saw the original, is a great story but ruined by the overproduction that plagues all current Hollywood horror films. Painless but not very good. CGI sucks!

Oct 01, 2012
  • TheBoneSnatcher rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

One of those movies I regret not seeing in theatres dearly. The 3D aspect of the film would have been cool to see on the big screen for sure.

The film itself was thoroughly enjoyable. I had never understood the appeal of vampires until I saw Colin Farrell as Jerry Dandridge. Now I may sound bias here but I actually prefer the remake over the original. Probably doesn't help that I saw the remake first and then the original two lol I can understand the magic of the classic though without a doubt.

Both the remake here and the original Fright Night films are definite must haves for any movie collection in this movie fans humble opinion.

Sep 18, 2012
  • dreenamouse rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Would have been better if I never knew the old 1 existed The old movie was better

Sep 17, 2012
  • Quimeras rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

“Fright Night” is an o.k. remake of an o.k. film.

Aug 21, 2012
  • 21221018709243 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

This movie is so bad that it is actually funny.

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