Ratings

TMDB Rating 7.1
IMDB Rating 7.1
RottenTomatoes Rating 91%

Financials

Revenue: $24,922,237

Budget: $9,000,000

Profit: + $15,922,237


Movie Details

Tag Line: There are some very good reasons to be afraid of the dark.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Aug 2, 1985

Rating: R

Run Time: 1h 46m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Columbia Pictures , Delphi IV Productions , Vistar Films


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Synopsis

Charley Brewster, a high school student, accidentally discovers the true and creepy nature of Jerry Dandrige, his dashing and enigmatic new neighbor; but no one seems willing to believe him.


Main Cast

Chris Sarandon

Chris Sarandon

Jerry Dandrige

Age : 78 | Popularity : 7%

William Ragsdale

William Ragsdale

Charley Brewster

Age : 60 | Popularity : 13%

Amanda Bearse

Amanda Bearse

Amy Peterson

Age : 62 | Popularity : 14%

Roddy McDowall

Roddy McDowall

Peter Vincent

Age : 70 | Popularity : 29%

Stephen Geoffreys

Stephen Geoffreys

'Evil' Ed

Age : 56 | Popularity : 3%

Jonathan Stark

Jonathan Stark

Billy Cole

Age : 69 | Popularity : 4%

Dorothy Fielding

Dorothy Fielding

Judy Brewster

Age : N/A | Popularity : 5%

Art Evans

Art Evans

Detective Lennox

Age : 79 | Popularity : 8%


Crew

Department Role Name
Sound Sound Editor
Gordon Davidson
Gordon Davidson
Michael P. Redbourn
Michael P. Redbourn
Neil Burrow
Neil Burrow
David Spence
David Spence
Original Music Composer
Brad Fiedel
Brad Fiedel
Supervising Sound Editor
Tom McCarthy Jr.
Tom McCarthy Jr.
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
David E. Campbell
David E. Campbell
John T. Reitz
John T. Reitz
David J. Kimball
David J. Kimball
Sound Mixer
Don Rush
Don Rush
Production Casting
Jackie Burch
Jackie Burch
Producer
Herb Jaffe
Herb Jaffe
Unit Production Manager
Jerry A. Baerwitz
Jerry A. Baerwitz
Associate Producer
Jerry A. Baerwitz
Jerry A. Baerwitz
Production Coordinator
Sheila Barnes
Sheila Barnes
Mary C. Mason
Mary C. Mason
Costume & Make-Up Costume Designer
Robert Fletcher
Robert Fletcher
Makeup Artist
Rick Stratton
Rick Stratton
Ken Diaz
Ken Diaz
Hairstylist
Marina Pedraza
Marina Pedraza
Costume Supervisor
Mort Schwartz
Mort Schwartz
Art Production Design
John DeCuir Jr.
John DeCuir Jr.
Set Designer
Mark Fabus
Mark Fabus
Ross Gallichotte
Ross Gallichotte
Set Decoration
Jerry Adams
Jerry Adams
Graphic Designer
Brent Boates
Brent Boates
Property Master
Art Shippee
Art Shippee
Editing Editor
Kent Beyda
Kent Beyda
Visual Effects Visual Effects Producer
Richard Edlund
Richard Edlund
Animation Supervisor
Garry Waller
Garry Waller
Terry Windell
Terry Windell
Creature Design
Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson
Randall William Cook
Randall William Cook
Mechanical Designer
Thaine Morris
Thaine Morris
Key Animation
Sean Newton
Sean Newton
Camera Director of Photography
Jan Kiesser
Jan Kiesser
Still Photographer
Ron Batzdorff
Ron Batzdorff
Camera Operator
Craig Denault
Craig Denault
Key Grip
Clyde W. Hart
Clyde W. Hart
Crew Visual Effects Art Director
John Bruno
John Bruno
Special Effects
Michael Lantieri
Michael Lantieri
Darrell Pritchett
Darrell Pritchett
Albert Lannutti
Albert Lannutti
Clayton Pinney
Clayton Pinney
Stunt Coordinator
Bill Couch Jr.
Bill Couch Jr.
Choreographer
Dorain Grusman
Dorain Grusman
Writing Screenplay
Tom Holland
Tom Holland
Directing Director
Tom Holland
Tom Holland
Script Supervisor
Marcia 'Mavis' Girard
Marcia 'Mavis' Girard
Second Assistant Director
Carole Keligian
Carole Keligian
First Assistant Director
Gerald Sobul
Gerald Sobul
Lighting Gaffer
Robert Eyslee
Robert Eyslee
Cal H. Maehl
Cal H. Maehl
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