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: Horror , Comedy

Production Co: Unison Films, Defender Films

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

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

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    What We Do in the Shadows has nonmedicinal virtues that many large-scale movies lack: unflagging energy, entertaining inventiveness, sustained ridiculousness and even, dare I say it, a spasm of eloquence in Deacon’s twisted tribute to the frailties of the human race. show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The vampires in What We Do in the Shadows are symbolic of something else altogether: epic unkemptness. show more

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