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Fright Night

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D
Violence: D
Sexual Content: C+
Language: D-
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 120
Theater Release: 19 Aug 2011
Video Release: 13 Dec 2011
MPAA Rating: R
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Fright Night is rated R: for bloody horror violence, and language including some sexual references.

Director: Craig Gillespie
Cast: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, David Tennant
Studio: 2011 Touchstone / DreamWorks SKG
Website: Official site for Fright Night.

Detailed Review

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Why Is Fright Night Rated R?

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