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Dark Shadows

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 , Chloë 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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  • 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 13, 2012

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 11, 2012

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 10, 2012

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

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Sharon Knolle on April 20, 2012

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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