• What We Do in the Shadows (2015)

What We Do in the Shadows

Release Date: February 13th, 2015

DVD Release Date: July 21st, 2015

R |1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

Vampire housemates (Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh) try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster (Cori Gonzalez-Macuer) some of the perks of being undead.

Cast: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonny Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Stuart Rutherford, Ben Fransham, Jackie van Beek, Elena Stejko

Director: Jemaine Clement , Taika Waititi

Genres: Comedy , Horror

Production Co: Unison Films, Defender Films

Keywords: 2010s, Amusing, Cheeky, Witty, Hilarious

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    A very funny Kiwi take on vampire lore and its application to the modern world. show more

  • 90
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    At a brisk 86 minutes, What We Do in the Shadows never sags or drags, delivering its comic punches with surgical precision and then getting off the stage. Being immortal doesn’t mean you have to lose your sense of timing. show more

  • 88
    Slant Magazine

    The film sympathetically renders the small humiliations and inconveniences of life as an old-world vampire struggling with modernity. show more

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