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Overall D

Fright Night is an R-rated horror film about teens that discover a neighborhood vampire (Colin Farrell) is preying on local youths. When Charley Brewster (Anton Yelchin) sets out to stop his biting spree, the young man puts himself in mortal danger.

Violence D
Sexual Content C+
Profanity D-
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: R for bloody horror violence, and language including some sexual references.

Talk to your kids about…

Fright Night

One character says, “Twilight? That’s fiction. This is real.” How does this reference to popular culture within a fictional setting work to create a sense of reality? How does this movie differ from Twilight? Why do you think vampires themes are so popular? How long do you think this phenomenon will continue? What are other themes have come and gone?