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Fright Night Synopsis
A remake of the comedy-horror picture about a teenager who discovers his new next-door neighbor is a vampire.
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75

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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Fright Night......Great Night

By sylar2744
I have to be honest I wasn't expecting alot from this film, vampire movies seem to be getting a little more and more corny as the years pass, and Colin Farrell well I'm just not a huge fan of, he has...

Nice Fright

By rockydoggies
Great cornball Fright Night movie. Anton Yelchin pretty much is gold with the characters he play. Colin Farrell plays a cool dark n mysterious bad guy. Imogen Poots plays a nice hotty dedicated to...

Fright Night For Real

By kraduate
I'm not going to compare this to the original other than to say the original may hold more charm but the remake kicks more butt. View them as separate entities and you should enjoy this. Yes,...

NO, NO, AND SIMPLY NO

By STANGMANDANNYS
It is rare in these hard economic times for me to WALK OUT of a movie but this one, I sure did. After about 60% I really had gotten over it stood up, threw my popcorn away and dumped my soda. For ME...

An embarrassment to cinema.

By theredraylives
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By norah1012
Not sure which is worse this or the older version...

a very good remake

By hollyrej
I totally enjoyed this movie.. I think for anyone who has seen the original~ you can appreciate and enjoy it that much more. They did a great job with the new updates and ideas. Colin Ferrell did...

hopeful

By Video1313
Am a fan of the original, and hopefully this will live up to it. Maybe brewster will still be so cool....

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80 out of 100 Terrifying humor next door called Jerry....

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Rated R | For Bloody horror violence and language including some sexual references