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PG-13| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
In 18th-century Maine, Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp) presides over the town of Collinsport. A rich and powerful playboy, Barnabas seals his own doom when he breaks the heart of a witch named Angelique (Eva Green). Angelique turns Barnabas into a vampire and buries him alive. Two centuries later, Barnabas escapes from his tomb and finds 1972 Collinsport a very different place. His once-grand estate has fallen into ruin, and the dysfunctional remnants of his family have fared little better.

Cast: Johnny Depp , Michelle Pfeiffer , Helena Bonham Carter , Eva Green , Jackie Earle Haley , Jonny Lee Miller , Bella Heathcote , Chloe Grace Moretz

Director: Tim Burton

Genres: Comedy, Fantasy

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Dark Shadows (2012)

Release Date: May 11th, 2012|1 hr. 52 min.

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  • November 16, 2012 is00000000131949
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    As a fan or the original soap who has seen every episode of same and also had seen both previous movies. I must say this was surprisingly enjoyable.I say surpsingly because I must say that I went into it with a skeptical chip on my shoulder.And I want to add Rest In Peace Jonathan Frid.

  • September 28, 2012 Sherry Gandy
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    fantastic

  • September 24, 2012 il00000000129822
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    The sporadic moments of humor just aren\'t enough to make this even a decent viewing. In short: a nonsensical, terrible film.

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Was Tim Burton Ever A Good Director? (OPINION)

Posted by
Eric Larnick on May 13th, 2012 11:40PM

With a title like that, I'm sure to get a lot of hate for even suggesting such a notion. But here's the thing: I loved Tim Burton. He was my absolute favorite director until around 2001. The worlds h...

Tim Burton's 'Dark Shadows': Pros And Cons

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on May 11th, 2012 8:35AM

By now, you've probably heard about Tim Burton's new movie, "Dark Shadows." Based on the popular '70s soap opera, the adaptation stars Johnny Depp (of course) as Barnabas Collins, a vampire who seeks ...

12 Actors Tim Burton Should Work With Besides Johnny Depp And Helena Bonham Carter

Posted by
Eric Larnick on May 10th, 2012 1:34PM

This weekend marks the release of Tim Burton's "Dark Shadows," and for his updated take on the creepy '70s soap opera, he's cast -- no surprises, here -- Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter. This w...

Johnny Depp Pays Tribute To 'Dark Shadows' Star

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Apr 20th, 2012 2:01PM

Johnny Depp's upcoming movie, "Dark Shadows," might strike audiences as a typical one for the actor -- Tim Burton, cooky costumes, pasty skin -- but the role has a more significant meaning for Depp: H...

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