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A brother and sister on spring break from college decide to take the scenic route home--an endless, desolate stretch of road through central Florida. Along the way they are run off the road by a strange truck, and later they see its driver disposing of what looks like a human body down a drainpipe near an old church. Derry (Justin Long) convinces his older sister, Trish (Gina Phillips), that they have to investigate, and despite all better judgement, they do. That's just the beginning of this wild horror film, directed by Victor Salva (POWDER). Salva keeps the audience guessing by never settling into any particular style or formula. The film veers gleefully in all directions, referencing such classics as NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, and even THE TERMINATOR, along the body-strewn way. There is no shortage of clever humor amid the shocks, gross-outs, and nail-biting suspense, and Phillips and Long exhibit a refreshingly believable brother-sister rapport. The supp...
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CastJonathan Breck, Justin Long, Gina Philips, Patricia Belcher, Brandon Smith, Eileen Brennan, Will Hasenzahl
DirectorVictor Salva
Genre:  Horror
Release Date:  August 31, 2001
MPAA Rating:  R
DVD Release Date:  September 11, 2007
Runtime:  1hr 29min
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review by . July 16, 2011
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** out of ****     A good idea can only go so far. The director of "Jeepers Creepers" obviously had a PRETTY good idea going when he envisioned his very own frightfest, although as the saying goes, this idea "only went so far".    To be fair, "Jeepers Creepers" goes pretty far for quite some time, but then stops past the half-way point. And I'm thinking: What the hell, I was enjoying this. And yes, I was enjoying "Jeepers Creepers", but neither the writer …
review by . November 16, 2002
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JEEPERS CREEPERS had so much potential. The first fifteen or twenty minutes of the movie were enthralling. The banter between the brother and sister was great, and rather realistic and other than the profanity reminded me of conversations I have had on long drives. The way one sees the Winnebago turn a corner in the backseat window and the BEATNU truck suddenly come up behind the sibling pair is a classic piece of cinematography. The way the film continues to build up with some more DUEL-type suspense …
review by . June 10, 2002
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Pros: he was a decent enough looking monster     Cons: probably a lot but who cares?     The Bottom Line: Why not? What else are you gonna do on a Saturday night?        Where'd ya get those peepers?   This movie is what acting is all about. Whoa there, before you look for a stake to impale me on, I didn't say there was good acting in the movie, I said it is what acting is all about. These two kids were my brother and …
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