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Still shot from the movie: Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant.

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant

A bored teenager named Darren Shan (Chris Massoglia) looks for excitement by attending a performance of the Cirque Du Freak. While there, he captures the attention of Larten Crepsley (John C. Reilly), a suspected vampire, who persuades the boy to become his assistant. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: C
Sexual Content: A-
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 108
Theater Release: 23 Oct 2009
Video Release: 16 Feb 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Lynn says: Oct. 02, 2009

I’ve seen Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant. This movie has quite a bit of humor in it—and is certainly no more frightening for the family audience than the Potter movies. It has something very positive to say about the fact that if matters far less what you are on the outside than what you are on the inside. And also the fact that ‘families’ come in all forms. I think it has both adult and kid appeal.

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