Fright Night Poster

Release Date: August 19th, 2011

DVD Release Date: December 13th, 2011

R|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Charley (Anton Yelchin) is a high-school senior who's in with the "in" crowd and dating Amy (Imogen Poots), the most sought-after gal on campus. But trouble enters his world in the form of Jerry Dandridge (Colin Farrell), a charismatic new neighbor. After witnessing some unusual activity next door, Charley concludes that Jerry is a vampire. Of course, no one believes him. After seeking advice from illusionist Peter Vincent (David Tennant), Charley sets out to destroy Jerry himself.

Cast: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Toni Collette, Imogen Poots, Dave Franco, Will Denton

Director: Craig Gillespie

Genres: Horror, Comedy

Production Co: Michael De Luca, Gaeta/Rosenzweig

Distributors: DreamWorks SKG

Keywords: Girlfriend, Best friend, Hilarious, Pursuit, 2010s, Suspenseful, Murder, Underdog

Ratings & Reviews

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  • With the exception of a few stakes and crosses jumping from the screen, some bloody sprays here and there, and one creepy, claustrophobic car ride, the 3-D glasses are a hindrance, not an enhancement. show more

  • Fright Night glides into its first climax with some funny touches but without building much structure or suspense. show more

  • A steady supply of spiky humor and a game cast keep this cooking most of the way, though the pacing could have been tighter and the film seems as if it's about to end two or three times before it actually does. show more

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