Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 7173

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 17

Theatrical Release Date: 08/09/2019

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 11/05/2019

Language: English

Genre: Horror

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: André Øvredal

Actors: Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza, Austin Zajur, Gabriel Rush, Dean Norris, Gil Bellows

Plot: The small town of Mill Valley holds a dark secret: the Bellows family shadow looms large, where Sarah, a young girl, turned her life of dark secrets and horror into a series of terrifying short stories. A group of teens are about to find out that Sarah's stories are more than just words on paper when they begin to experience the horror for themselves after coming across the ghastly collection. -- Chris Kavan

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 03/17/2020

Scary Stories is the definition of slumber party horror - that is, it's scary enough for tween girls, but if you're looking for true horror - it ain't here. But, I will say, the creature effects were exceptional - especially for Harold the Scarecrow and The Pale Lady. Otherwise, this is the CW of horror - spooky enough, but light on actual horror.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 11/18/2019

"Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" is less of a collection of the spooky campfire tales it tries to adapt and more of a goofy romp by way of the 2015 "Goosebumps" movie.

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I really liked this neat little ghost-story.

ikkegoemikke - wrote on 10/21/2019

You don’t read the book.
The book reads you.

A few years ago there was already the movie “Goosebumps“, based on the stories of R.L. Stine, with the not so funny Jack Black. The only thing I can remember about this film is that an immense amount of figures from that book series were used to make life miserable for the protagonists. Fortunately the film “Scary stories to tell in the dark” doesn’t make the same mistake. This film is based on an iconic series of stories of the same name written by Alvin Schwartz. A series of three bundles, full of scary horror short stories about dark revenge and supernatural events. Books that caused a stir among concerned parents who felt that these stories (and especially the lurid illustrations) weren’t suitable for young children. …

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