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R| 1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
Bullied at school, neglected at home and incredibly lonely, 12-year-old Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee) spends his days plotting revenge on his tormentors and spends his nights spying on other residents of the apartment complex. His sole friend is Abby (Chloe Grace Moretz), a strange girl who comes out only at nighttime. Both outcasts, the two form a strong bond. When Abby's caretaker disappears amid a series of gruesome murders, Owen begins to suspect that she is hiding a terrible secret.

Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee , Chloe Grace Moretz , Richard Jenkins , Cara Buono , Elias Koteas , Sasha Barrese , Dylan Kenin , Chris Browning

Director: Matt Reeves

Genres: Horror

Distributor: Overture Films

Let Me In (2010)

Release Date: October 1st, 2010|1 hr. 55 min.

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fan reviews ( 28 )
  • Reeves plugs in a live wire to play Abby, the girl vampire who's been 12 for, well, a very long time. That would be Chloë Grace Moretz, an acting dynamo (see Kick-Ass) whose mesmerizing performance goes deep. show more

  • Although this one indulges in unnecessary CGI enhancements, it's still a striking piece of character-driven horror, and it ranks among the more understated fright fests to hit the mainstream in recent memory. show more

  • Let Me In is going to lure and please fans of the original; like the first, the remake is graphically violent but as tense as good horror gets. show more

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  • January 18, 2012 DUNCANSMOM
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    This was a very cool movie. Not a childs version of a vampire movie. The kids in it were awesome, enough gore for the hardcore vampire lovers. It really left you pondiering the idea of what friendship really means.

  • December 04, 2011 seanspec
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    coolest movie in a long time. Way better than the twilight crap.

  • July 07, 2011 magneticalpet
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    Awesomely thrilling. Only those words can describe it. Once you see a bit of it, you can never stop. It\'s so attractive and the actors are amazing. The perfect actors to be chosen for this thrilling film. Matt Reeves is an extraordinary director and every bit of the movie has been made perfect by his instructions. I could say more but I don\'t know how to write it down so I\'ll leave it here.

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New on DVD & Blu-ray, Week of February 1: 'Let Me In' and 'Never Let Me Go'

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Harley W. Lond on Feb 1st, 2011 4:57AM

Love is in the air this week as we start to segue into Valentine's Day mode -- but our top two picks this week don't fall into the realm of conventional love stories. First up is 'Let Me In,' an...

Cinematical Seven: The Most Boring Movie Titles of 2010

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Jeffrey M. Anderson on Dec 17th, 2010 10:02PM

James L. Brooks' 'How Do You Know' opens this week, and it may be hard to tell that title from any other movie currently playing, or indeed, to remember it at all. Coming up with a good title is...

Matt Reeves Explains How Steven Spielberg Helped Shape 'Let Me In'

Posted by
Peter Hall on Oct 5th, 2010 10:15PM

If I were to draw you a picture that explained my thoughts about an Americanization of 'Let the Right One In' a year ago, it would have been of a stick figure with a speech bubble filled with...

What's Happened to Horror at the Box Office?

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Peter Martin on Oct 4th, 2010 4:25PM

October has long been considered "horror month," with a flood of horror books, TV shows, DVDs and Blu-rays all timed for release during the scariest 31 days of the year. This past weekend was no...

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