Fright Night 3D Synopsis
A teenager (Anton Yelchin) discovers that his new neighbor (Colin Farrell) is a vampire.

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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Fright Night isn't quite a classic vampire movie, but it's refreshingly straightforward and self-deprecating.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The remake isn't openly nostalgic. In a sense, this is another sexy vampire movie. But Farrell does something special with the sexuality:...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
As in the earlier film, this one dances always at the edge of comedy. It especially has fun with the Rules of Vampire Behavior.
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75

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Fright is way too quick on its feet to be slowed by clichés. David Tennant seizes McDowall's role as Peter Vincent, now a Criss Angel-style...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

It ends up getting a surprising number of things right.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
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...
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65

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
Fright Night glides into its first climax with some funny touches but without building much structure or suspense.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
With the exception of a few stakes and crosses jumping from the screen, some bloody sprays here and there, and one creepy, claustrophobic...
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Menace and mirth can cancel each other out. But the combo clicked in 1985's Fright Night (banish the 1988 sequel), and it clicks again in...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
You'll need a taste for nostalgia to really appreciate Fright Night, which knowingly blends Eighties cheese with Nineties snark - a...
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I enjoyed it

By lil_bit22604
Is it just me or did that guy that was the hero sound like Luke Perry? Myself and step daughter enjoyed the movie. we found ourselves laughing at most parts....

Fright Night 3D review

By moviebuff1993
Amazing 3D....

Colin Farrell is awesome

By suemarie
I never saw the original, but this movie is really good. It is an understated, mildly violent vampire movie. Colin Farrell is sexy, scary, and appealing in a potentially campy role. I' m not sure if...

By DHWesley
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Loved it!

By jewelshay21
If you are in to bloody cinema with hot vampires then see it now! I thought it was awesome also cause I saw the first Fright Night. I liked this one better! If you're not into vampires or gore...

By ryan0021
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Fright Night

By nanarabbit
Good Movie had a few really good Parts. The same yet different from the first one, he was a Great Vampire!!!...

Fright Night 3D review

By bluestarlit
Just went to see this and had expected mindless cheese. Wow was I in for a surprise. This movie was so great. The story line was great the special effects were fun . Colin Ferrell was perfect as...

Good filmmaking

By mrmachachi
While I must say I am a big fan of the original, this was an unnecessary but very well done remake. The writing, direction, and acting were top notch. It is very different from the original, in...

Fright Night Surprise

By gbramlet
I wasn't expecting this film to be any good; I came more for the 3D effects. I was pleasantly surprised to find myself entertained throughout the entire film. Yes, there are some unrefined moments,...

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Rated R | For Bloody horror violence and language including some sexual references
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Remake blends bloody vampire violence with humor.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF