Fright Night Reviews

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May 7, 2019
This Fright Night manages to stay true to the original's tone, while enhancing the material, resulting in a fun little horror flick with a nice, creepy vibe.
March 4, 2019
While not quite as cheese-filled as its predecessor, the remake maintains the tongue-in-cheek kitsch that made the original work so well.
January 14, 2019
All in all it's a wild ride, and while the risks are few, the rewards are plenty. If you're looking for a fun time at the movies, don't wait.
December 11, 2018
This movie is a fairly wellwritten and well-acted remake. On the other hand it is pretty standard horror fare.
November 20, 2018
Fright Night wonderfully amalgamates a plethora of B-movie horror techniques with a delightful array of modern pop culture references which culminate in a sublimely enjoyable feast of cinematic escapism.
October 30, 2018
Fright Night is a nice little genre film. I was pleasantly surprised.
October 12, 2017
... thrives on humour but takes its vampire business just seriously enough to keep from collapsing into camp.
August 26, 2015
When you consider how many wretched horror remakes we have to suffer through, doesn't a B+ effort like this one deserve a nice pat on the back?
May 3, 2015
A 400-year-old vampire leaving a trail of undead corpses in his wake is nowhere near as terrifying as Colin Farrell threatening to bang your Mom.
June 30, 2013
This creepy and well-made drama offers up a few light-hearted moments to go along with its scares.
January 13, 2013
Can a 3D horror movie be a thing of beauty? In the case of this gorgeously shot remake, the answer is "Yes!"
January 29, 2012
Fright Night has some rough patches, but the film is entertaining through-and-through, largely thanks to Colin Farrell's predatory performance.
January 27, 2012
The fun of this new Fright Night is in the nuances, the quirky character bits and the sly bits of intelligence that sparkle along the way.
January 6, 2012
While it's unspooling, it has enough visual snap, narrative tension, and humor for a satisfying 'drive-in movie' diversion. [3D Blu-ray]
December 28, 2011
... A tight little horror movie, well staged and acted, and with a fair amount of comedy sprinkled among the scares.
December 12, 2011
A cast limited in number but overflowing in healthy cell count and talent makes for a superior bloodfest here.
December 5, 2011
Another week, another remake of a 1980s flick! As someone once said it is as if Hollywood is deciding which movies to make by flipping through their DVD collection!
October 11, 2011
Be it in two dimensions or three, Fright Night is a bloody bucket-load of fun.
September 18, 2011
The movie peaks far too early in its battle of wills over property lines but a good time at the movies is as infectious as vampirism, and more highly recommended.
September 16, 2011
Fright Night 3D qualifies as a successful entry in a tricky genre - blending flip humour and emotional intensity in a way that feels true after its fashion to the facts of teenage life.
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