Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows

Blu-ray Disc - 2012 | Blu-ray version.
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An imprisoned vampire is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection.
Audience: OFRB rating: 14A.
Publisher: Burbank : Warner Home Video, 2012.
Edition: Blu-ray version.
Branch Call Number: Blu-ray FIC Dark
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (113 min.) : digital, sound, color ; 12 cm
Language Note: In English dubbed in Frech and Spanish with French and Spanish subtitles.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.


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May 26, 2020

Cute-campy-kinda-not-really-much-of...hmmm...the scene was funny though...is that your definition of safe sex?
Not familiar w/source material. Heard it was a show.

Apr 10, 2019

great movie one of my faves

Sep 12, 2018

Not really related to the series but entertaining in it's own way.

Not Depp's or Burton's worst but not their best either. It had some fun moments. Worth a look but not as good as The Addam's Family movie of about 25 years ago.

Dec 27, 2016

I like this movie probably won't see again. but I like it.

LPL_FisherA Sep 08, 2016

This underrated Tim Burton gem resurrects the soap opera Dark Shadows from the grave and brings it to new heights with a contemporary interpretation of a cult classic. After being buried alive for 200 years by his spurned witch paramour Angelique, vampire Barnabas Collins is released from his earthly prison, must adapt to life in the 70s, and tries to restore his family's legacy to its former glory. If you are a fan of campy, playful, macabre works, then you will adore this film that has a surprising amount of wit and plenty of fun, over-the-top moments. Dark Shadows is of my favorite movies (I think I've watched it at least 15 times) and is the perfect way to start your Halloween movie marathon.

Jul 24, 2016

This was a great movie. Helena Bonham Carter killed it as always. The ending was kind of really bad though

TSCPL_ChrisB Jun 05, 2016

I thought the film was okay for about the first hour and a half, nothing great, but tolerable. The last thirty minutes cemented this as one of Tim Burton's worsts.

CMLibrary_gjd Apr 25, 2016

Join the 70's again in this Tim Burton film. Johnny Depp plays Barnabas Collins, with a great supporting cast including Michelle Pfeiffer. Ms. Pfeiffer seems to have lots of fun and it was good to see her again. Carpenter's music feature heavily--just warning you!!

Mar 22, 2016

Do not let bitsymom,jivejoe, et al sway you from watching this great, awesome movie. I admit that the first time I watched Dark Shadows, I was anticipating a mystery/horror movie and what I got was so much more. I've since watched it two more times and definitely recommend it to everyone.

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CMLibrary_gjd May 02, 2016

Job Interview Scene:
Elizabeth Collins Stoddard: What do you think of the President?
Victoria Winters: Never met him.
Elizabeth Collins Stoddard: What do you think of the war?
Victoria Winters: I don't watch television.
Elizabeth Collins Stoddard: Do you think the sexes should be equal?
Victoria Winters: Heavens, no. Men would become quite unmanageable.
Elizabeth Collins Stoddard: I think we're going to get along fine.

Nov 07, 2013

Barnabas: You know, there was a time long ago when I believed money makes the man. When I believed it was the answer to all that ailed us. But it is not the size of the house that makes the man great Master David. It is the people he shares it with. Money will come and go. Family is the only real wealth.
David: So we don't need money to make our family great again?
Barnabas: No, Don't be daft. We shall need an exorbitant amount of money.

May 14, 2013

Barnabas Collins (voiceover): "It is said that blood is thicker than water. It is what defines us, binds us... curses us."

May 14, 2013

Barnabas Collins (to The Carpenters on TV): "What sorcery is this? Reveal yourself, tiny songstress!"

May 14, 2013

Dr. Julia Hoffman: "Every year I get half as pretty and twice as drunk."

aaa5756 Mar 17, 2013

“If it’s not one thing it’s another.” -Gilda Ratner, alias Rosanne Roseanna Danna

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Aug 15, 2013

Brisingr2000 thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over


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