Jeepers Creepers

Jeepers Creepers

Gina Philips
Director: Victor Salva Cast: Gina Philips
Gina Philips
, Justin Long
Justin Long
, Jonathan Breck
Jonathan Breck
Victor Salva

DVD (Wide Screen / Pan & Scan / Dolby 5.1 / Stereo)

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Directed by Victor Salva, Jeepers Creepers is a stylish, moody American horror film that subverts many of the tired clichés that have plagued the genre in recent years. Although the film is reminiscent of other productions (especially Spielberg's Duel and Jaws), Creepers manages to find its own sense of purpose. It's also one of the more scary American mainstream horror films to come down the pike in awhile. MGM Home Entertainment has done a stellar job with this DVD and obviously felt that the film deserved more than a toss-off release. The film is available in both full screen and letterboxed (1.85:1 enhanced) formats. The transfer for either version is fantastic, although the letterboxed format is preferable for obvious reasons. Many of the film's scenes glow (especially during some of the earlier daylight moments), which is a startling realization when one remembers that the filmmakers have taken such care in what could have been just your average teen horror flick. The audio tracks are also impressive, beautifully highlighting Bennett Salvay's thunderous music score. What's not so impressive, though, is the commentator track with Salva. It's not that it isn't informative or interesting at times, it just doesn't entertain. But Salva is a very gracious host and thanks his crew and the actors numerous times for raising his material above the average horror dreck. But the disc does contain some excellent supplemental material such as a collection of six mini-featurettes that give a nice overview of the production, plenty of deleted and extended scenes (some of which are excellent), a photo gallery, theatrical and TV trailers, and much more. There's also a nifty little Easter Egg on the main menu page; left click after highlighting any of the menu options and will find something staring straight at you.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/08/2002
UPC: 0027616869753
Original Release: 2001
Rating: R
Source: Mgm (Video & Dvd)
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Full Frame, Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital, stereo]
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 14,569

Special Features

Deleted and extended scenes including alternate opening and ending sequences; Director's audio commentary; "Behind the Peepers": a collection of 6 mini-featurettes on the making of the film; Photo gallery; Original theatrical trailer; English: 5.1 Surround; French: stereo Surround; Spanish: stereo Surround; English, French & Spanish language subtitles

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gina Philips Trish
Justin Long Darry
Jonathan Breck The Creeper
Patricia Belcher Jezelle Gay Hartman
Brandon Smith Sgt. Davis Tubbs
Eileen Brennan The Cat Lady

Technical Credits
Victor Salva Director,Screenwriter
Willi Baer Executive Producer
Francis Ford Coppola Executive Producer
Don E. Fauntleroy Cinematographer
J. Todd Harris Co-producer
Eberhard Kayser Executive Producer
Steven G. Legler Production Designer
Tom Luse Producer
Ed Marx Editor
Jeff Moldovan Stunts
Mario Ohoven Executive Producer
Barry Opper Producer
Linda Reisman Executive Producer
Bennett Salvay Score Composer

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Widescreen/Standard
0. Scene Selections
1. Main Title [1:13]
2. The Long Way Home [3:09]
3. Truck Attack [3:31]
4. Bathroom Break [1:55]
5. Church Chase [3:27]
6. "What if It Was You?" [2:28]
7. Back to the Church [4:30]
8. Horrors Down Under [5:29]
9. The House of Pain [4:23]
10. Truck Start [1:49]
11. Entering Pertwilla [2:35]
12. Phantom Phone Call [3:51]
13. Laundry Sniffing [4:34]
14. Nightmare Road [6:47]
15. The Cat Lady [5:35]
16. Monster Mashing [6:01]
17. Poho County [1:31]
18. Jezelle Gay Hartman [4:51]
19. Bone Appétit [1:28]
20. My Heart Goes Out [3:48]
21. Dark Dreams [2:43]
22. My Brother's Creeper [5:11]
23. The Last Crow [3:38]
24. End Credits [6:01]

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