What We Do in the Shadows Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 823

Average Rating: 3.1/4

# of Ratings: 50

Theatrical Release Date: 04/26/2014

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 07/21/2015

Language: English

Genre: Comedy

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi

Actors: Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement, Jonathan Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Stuart Rutherford, Jackie van Beek

Plot: Parody to living the life of a vampire, this is the story of four vampires sharing a home and the chores during the night of their extraordinary lives. -- travincal

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Indyfreak - wrote on 07/25/2020

It looks like everyone had fun making this movie. But I just didn’t find it very funny.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/06/2019

The most original and funny mockumentary made in years, it's an instantly memorable comedy treat.

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Amy - wrote on 04/18/2015

Gently amusing with some charming characters, but maybe would have worked better as a six minute sketch.

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"What We Do In The Shadows" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 06/14/2019

Visit with a house share inhabited by four vampires living in Wellington, New Zealand.

What We Do In The Shadows is a comic mockumentary following the trials and tribulations of a group of vampire friends dealing with the day to day of living in contemporary New Zealand. Anyone who has seen Flight Of The Conchords will know what to expect, featuring as it does co-directors Jermaine Clements and Taika Waititi - who went on to direct Thor: Ragnarok - and Rhys Darby, and it has the same blend of sight gags, post modernism and socially awkward observational comedy. Thankfully it's not by any means a scattershot spoof - it's rather more like a vampiric version of This Is Spinal Tap crossed with The Young Ones - and although it's rarely laugh out loud funny, it's consistently …


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cinegeek.de - wrote on 03/13/2016

Die Vampir Mitbewohner dieser Vampir WG Mockumentary scheinen Gewohnheits-Tiere sein, in Wahrheit sind sie aber einfach nur sehr langsam. Beim Versuch, etwas auf ebay zu ersteigern ("do my dark bidding"), müssen sie sich ganz auf ihre beschränkte Intelligenz und menschliche Bedienstete verlassen. Deshalb ists auch nur folgerichtig, dass sie nun in einer "Real Life" Sitcom mitspielen. Die Hauptpersonen kommen definitiv nicht aus unserem Jahrhundert: Ihre Art zu gehen, ihr harter Akkzent, ihr Kleidungsstil sind nicht von dieser Welt - und daraus resultieren die meisten der Gags, welche die Neuseeländer Regisseure/Schauspieler Jemaine Clement und Taika Waititi hier vorführen. What We Do In The Shadows ist ein kluges und schön gemachtes B-Movie! Wir erleben die sozialen Probleme des …

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Clever Drawn Out Sketch Movie

Unknown - wrote on 07/30/2015

Basically, it's the 'Spinal Tap' method done with vampires. This is a very clever little film. The whole approach is like a nonchalant reality show version of vampires. We see four of them share a space and go about living day-to-day. Much thought went into the gags. They incorporate lots of vampire lore seamlessly into the casual setting without having to waste time on explanations. Each of the vamps are distinctly different in look and personality. Werewolves and zombies even show up. Even though this is a short and less filling endeavor, it still dragged on a bit for me. The feeling of this whole piece being one elongated sketch grew more and more as the film progressed. Luckily, it ended about the time I'd had enough. It's the main flaw keeping this smart comedy from …

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