Paramount Pictures | Release Date: November 19, 1999
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Universal acclaim based on 465 Ratings
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TylerDurden900Jul 13, 2014
Sleepy Hollow has great effects and acting in a creepily effective tale. The whole movie is exciting,
refreshing and every moment is enjoyable. If you're looking for a epic horror thriller, Sleepy Hollow
will satisfy your palate.
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NecromusDec 4, 2012
The best movie with Tim Burton and Johnny Depp working together (except for possibly Edward Scissorhands). This puts a modern and dark spin on the old Hallowe'en tale. The aesthetics are creepy and the performances of the actors and actressesThe best movie with Tim Burton and Johnny Depp working together (except for possibly Edward Scissorhands). This puts a modern and dark spin on the old Hallowe'en tale. The aesthetics are creepy and the performances of the actors and actresses are great. The story is great. Johnny Depp is absolutely excellent in his role as Ichabod. This movie was an instant classic the day it was released. Expand
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rachiebabieSep 20, 2013
Fresh spin on the classic story. Love the contemporary twist. After watching the pilot episode, I am now intrigued and committed to watching the next few episodes. Good writing, good acting, great imagination, all the ingredients forFresh spin on the classic story. Love the contemporary twist. After watching the pilot episode, I am now intrigued and committed to watching the next few episodes. Good writing, good acting, great imagination, all the ingredients for potential greatness. Hopefully, the series lives up to this great pilot. Expand
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BrianMcCriticJun 23, 2013
A fun horror film with with fun visuals but not lacking for a good story. A pretty good job staying true to the original tale, but it is very dark which adds a really sense of evil in the headless horseman.
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lukechristianscNov 7, 2014
We all know that Tim Burton is the master of goth and shock especially his films that are classic like Edward Scissor hands , Beetle Juice , Nightmare before christmas and Ed Wood). But Burton was a master of horror with " Sleepy Hollow"We all know that Tim Burton is the master of goth and shock especially his films that are classic like Edward Scissor hands , Beetle Juice , Nightmare before christmas and Ed Wood). But Burton was a master of horror with " Sleepy Hollow" and based on the short story by Washington Iriving the visions of Burton and co- producer/headless horse men effect Kevin Yagher resurrected the Iriving's story and put it perfectly in Burton anf Yagher's vision. Grade A + BEST TIM BURTON FILM EVER ! Expand
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oxanaJan 3, 2015
Almost a dream like implementation, which somehow suits the movie. Thrilling, scary (well, one could work on the visual side, but let's allow it to slide, for now), humorous and intriguing. Johnny Depp is his charming self, carrying the movieAlmost a dream like implementation, which somehow suits the movie. Thrilling, scary (well, one could work on the visual side, but let's allow it to slide, for now), humorous and intriguing. Johnny Depp is his charming self, carrying the movie on with ease. Things unfold nicely, but not too easily, and not hastily, either. Expand
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bioidApr 17, 2015
Tim Burton delivers a fantastic tale of the legendary Sleepy Hollow, which, though not without its flaws, manages to be a thoroughly entertaining program.
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Iky009Jan 3, 2014
Tim Burton o rei das coisas esquisitas porém esse seu toque pessoal transforma suas películas deixando as únicas esse foi caso desse filme que com certeza o visual sombrio da um ar de beleza.
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MarkS.Jul 5, 2006
Really enjoyed this. Worth owning. Visually brilliant, acting is high quality all the way through.
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EmmabelE.Nov 29, 2006
One of the most greatest films I have ever watched...Its like the twin movie of dracula... Combination of fun,romance and horror.
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HannahH.Sep 19, 2006
I loved this movie! Almost everything was perfect, besides a few things that the editor should have caught, but I suppose every movie has that.
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morfilJun 16, 2013
Tim Burton has brought this timeless classic to life! "Sleepy Hollow" is a very fine film, with horrific delights, a touch of romance, and witty humor. I was very impressed with the cinematography and the elaborate costumes in this film.Tim Burton has brought this timeless classic to life! "Sleepy Hollow" is a very fine film, with horrific delights, a touch of romance, and witty humor. I was very impressed with the cinematography and the elaborate costumes in this film. Also, the music and sound effects complimented this frightening and legendary story of the murderous Headless Horseman. Overall, I believe this is an excellent film and will definitely be remembered as a landmark in the thriller/horror genre of film. Expand
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TokyochuchuJul 31, 2016
Sleepy Hollow is a fun horror / comedy from Tim Burton. It's gory and fun and has an entertaining performance from Johnny Depp. It's also just the right level of scariness and violence to make it a suitable Halloween movie for 10 year old kids, too.
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Compi24Oct 26, 2015
"Sleepy Hollow's" pacing may be a bit too off-kilter at times, but its hard to deny the visual majesty at hand, thanks in no small part to the creative talents of Tim Burton and Emmanuel Lubezki.
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LoRevisorJan 16, 2015
Johnny Depp E Christopher Walken arrasam com seus personagens.Um dos melhores filmes de Tim Burton,um puta filme de terror Tim Burton sabe fazer terror também. Contém cenas brilhantes como Ichabod lutando de espada com o cavaleiro,e a fuga final.
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bfoore90Oct 10, 2017
A very interesting take on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, obviously it doesn't follow the book or the legend very well but it makes up for that with its great acting, a creepy but classic Burton Gothic feel, its a fantastic movie
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horcrux2007Sep 19, 2015
Tim Burton put his own spin on the classic short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" with the surprisingly good 1999 adaptation Sleepy Hollow. In the movie adaptation, New York detective Ichabod Crane must travel to the mysterious SleepyTim Burton put his own spin on the classic short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" with the surprisingly good 1999 adaptation Sleepy Hollow. In the movie adaptation, New York detective Ichabod Crane must travel to the mysterious Sleepy Hollow in order to solve a series of murders that took place there, but realizes the town's dark history and the legend of a headless horseman might be the true culprit. Sleepy Hollow is essentially a highly stylized slasher flicks. There are lots of gory decapitations set against a fittingly gothic tone, and although it's never truly heart-poundingly intense, there is a great atmosphere and some creepy imagery. Burton does make this movie a bit darker than his previous films (at the time), but there's still a bit of humor in its heart, mostly because of Johnny Depp's role as the Ichabod. Even though it deviates significantly from its source material, Sleepy Hollow is a fun, atmospheric movie. Expand
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vinzlimaNov 5, 2015
One of the best and most incredible Tim movies. The story despite being scary and quite light and funny . Recordings in cold forests , very crazy! The film and long , unfortunately does not have three hours , I would love a extenssão thisOne of the best and most incredible Tim movies. The story despite being scary and quite light and funny . Recordings in cold forests , very crazy! The film and long , unfortunately does not have three hours , I would love a extenssão this pearl , Depp further complements the film with his talent. I love that movie at all. Expand
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