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Year
1981
Runtime
97 min.
Director
John Landis
Genre
Horror
Rating *
7.6
Votes *
47,740
Checks
17,733
Favs
973
Dislikes
98
Favs/checks
5.5% (1:18)
Favs/dislikes
10:1
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  1. CoffinDancr's avatar

    CoffinDancr

    I wanted to like it and appreciated the effects, dream sequences and use of the undead but I found it neither funny (thanks to the very stilted delivery of the lead) nor scary (thanks to the lack of any tension during any of the attack sequences). 4 years 5 months ago
  2. MrE2Me's avatar

    MrE2Me

    Manages to weave horror, humor, romance and drama together pretty deftly. Some very memorable sequences. Ignore the inane sequel. 7 years 8 months ago
  3. Windill's avatar

    Windill

    I was really disappointed: despite a couple of good humoristic moments, I found the movie uninteresting, long and absolutely unscary. Just not good. 5 years 7 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #12 in Film Comedy
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  2. This movie ranks #24 in They Shoot Zombies, Don't They?
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  3. This movie ranks #32 in TimeOut's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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  4. This movie ranks #38 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  5. This movie ranks #48 in Horror
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  6. This movie ranks #73 in Stanley Kubrick, Cinephile
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  7. This movie ranks #107 in Empire 500
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  8. This movie ranks #185 in 501 Must See Movies
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  9. This movie ranks #281 in 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  10. This movie ranks #668 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  11. This movie ranks #790 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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