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Darkness Falls

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for terror and horror images, and brief language.
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Primary Audience:
Teens Adults
Genre:
Supernatural Horror Thriller
Length:
1 hr. 26 min.
Year of Release:
2003
USA Release:
January 24, 2003
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Relevant Issues
Emma Caulfield, Lee Cormie and Chaney Kley in “Darkness Falls”

ghosts in the Bible

necromancer

death

final judgment

FEAR, Anxiety and Worry—What does the Bible say? Answer

AFRAID OF THE DARK—How can I help my child to trust in God’s care when she is afraid at night? Answer

Featuring: Emily BrowningYoung Caitlin Greene
Chaney Kley … Kyle Walsh
Emma Caulfield … Caitlin Greene
Lee Cormie … Michael Greene
Grant Piro … Larry Fleishman
Sullivan Stapleton … Officer Matt Henry
Steve Mouzakis … Dr. Peter Murphy
Peter Curtin … Dr. Travis
Kestie Morassi … Nurse Lauren
Jenny Lovell … Nurse Alexandra
John Stanton … Captain Thomas Henry
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Director: Jonathan Liebesman
Producer: Revolution Studios
Distant Corners Entertainment Group Inc.
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Distributor: Columbia Pictures
Copyrighted, Columbia Pictures

Here’s what the distributor says about their film: “A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.”


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Comments from young people
Negative—In my opinion, “Darkness Falls” was not a good movie. It was very scary yet at the same time very stupid. I went with 3 other friends and we all walked out saying “That was a stupid, horrible movie.” There was way too much unnecessary violence. Dead, mutilated bodies falling from trees, and the “Tooth Fairy” itself was disgusting!

If you are looking for a scary movie, there are plenty out there that won’t leave you thinking “That was disgusting and offensive.” The acting, on the other hand, was very good. Other than that, I do not think there was anything positive about this movie. It was a waste of money and I wouldn’t even recommend renting it when it comes out on video!
My Ratings: [Extremely Offensive]
—Kristen, age 16
Neutral—This movie is fair because the killer in this movie is the toothfairy. I give the makers of this film credit for being original for using the toothfairy, but the movie itself was very predictable. This movie was fairly offensive due to violence and a fair amount of gore.

I would not advise letting children under thirteen see this movie.
My Ratings: [Offensive/2]
—Sylvester, age 13

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