• Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Sleepy Hollow

Release Date: November 19th, 1999

DVD Release Date: May 23rd, 2000

R |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

Set in 1799, "Sleepy Hollow" is based on Washington Irving's classic tale "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Faithful to the dreamy custom-bound world that Irving paints in his story, the film mixes horror, fantasy and romance and features an extraordinary cast of characters that dabble in the supernatural.

Cast: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon, Casper Van Dien, Jeffrey Jones, Christopher Lee, Richard Griffiths

Director: Tim Burton

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Scott Rudin Productions, Paramount Pictures, Mandalay Pictures, American Zoetrope

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Judge , Murder , Small town , Pursuit , Mystery , Offbeat

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Michael AtkinsonMr. Showbiz

    Burton's films are endearing and impassioned despite the fact that they generally fail to tell a whole story, create a single rounded character, or inspire even mild laughs or chills. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    This is the best-looking horror film since Coppola's "Bram Stoker's Dracula." show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Your body's sitting there in the theater, but it feels as if your head is someplace else. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Nominated Costume Design
Winner Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Nominated Achievement in Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Winner Art Direction
Winner Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Nominated Cinematography