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Dark Shadows

Year:
Duration:
113 min
Genres:
Comedy | Horror
IMDB rate:
6.2
Director:
Tim Burton
Awards:
2 wins & 11 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 2012-05-11
Filming Locations: Black Park, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
Earnings
Budget: $100,000,000
Opening Weekend: $29,685,274 (USA) (13 May 2012)
Gross: $79,711,678 (USA) (12 August 2012)
Cast
Actor
Character
Eva Green
Eva Green
Dark Shadows
Chloë Grace Moretz
Chloë Grace Moretz
Dark Shadows
Thomas McDonell
Thomas McDonell
Dark Shadows
Raffey Cassidy
Raffey Cassidy
Dark Shadows
Johnny Depp
Barnabas Collins
Michelle Pfeiffer
Elizabeth Collins Stoddard
Helena Bonham Carter
Dr. Julia Hoffman
Jackie Earle Haley
Willie Loomis
Jonny Lee Miller
Roger Collins
Bella Heathcote
Victoria Winters
Gulliver McGrath
David Collins
Ray Shirley
Mrs. Johnson
Christopher Lee
Clarney
Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper
Ivan Kaye
Joshua Collins
Susanna Cappellaro
Naomi Collins
Josephine Butler
David's Mother
William Hope
Sheriff
Shane Rimmer
Board Member 1
Michael Shannon
Board Member 2
Harry Taylor
Henchman
Glen Mexted
Captain Rubberpants
Guy Flanagan
Bearded Hippie
Nigel Whitmey
Hard Hat 1
Philip Bulcock
Hard Hat 2
Sophie Kennedy Clark
Hippie Chick 1
Hannah Murray
Hippie Chick 2
Victoria Bewick
Hippie Chick 3
Sean Mahon
Collinsport Cop
Alexia Osborne
Young Victoria
Richard Hollis
Vicky's Father
Felicity Brangan
Vicky's Mother
Michael Anthony Brown
Windcliff Doctor
Charlotte Spencer
Coat Check Girl
Gabriel Freilich
Hippie 3
Justin Tracy
Young Barnabus - aged 6
Thomas Grube
Construction Worker 1
Jeff Mash
Construction Worker 2
Jonathan Frid
Guest
Kathryn Leigh Scott
Guest
Lara Parker
Guest
David Selby
Guest
Janine Craig
Go Go Dancer 1
Adelle Young
Go Go Dancer 2
Dominika Van Santen
Go Go Dancer 3 (as Dominica Van Santen)
Josephine McGrail
Go Go Dancer 4
Victoria Jane Appleton
Collins Canning Worker
Lasco Atkins
Cannery Worker
Greg Bennett
Chet the Taxidermist
Ashley Bernard
Canning Company Employee (uncredited)
Kenneth W Caravan
18th Century Gentleman
Duncan Casey
Policeman
James Cooper
Dock Worker
Andrew Crayford
Townsperson (uncredited)
Vincent Curson Smith
Young Barnabas - aged 9
Marco Flammer
AngelBay Boy
Ian Floodgate
Collins Canning Worker
Javier Fontana
Fisherman
Jake Francis
Photographer (uncredited)
Shonn Gregory
Worker (uncredited)
Daniel Harland
Barnabas Collin's Carrier Person
Lee Nicholas Harris
Fisherman
Frank Hellebrand
Henchman (uncredited)
Chris Martin Hill
Fireman (uncredited)
Luke Hope
Paramedic (uncredited)
Tony Hunter
Factory Worker (uncredited)
Josh Jefferies
Pizzeria Customer (uncredited)
Jorge Leon Martinez
Collinwood Worker (uncredited)
David Lyddon
Workman
Ian Mann
Dock Worker
Matthew David McCarthy
18th Century Gentleman
Duncan Meadows
Mob
Dale Mercer
Slow Dancer (uncredited)
Alex Moore
Fire Fighter (uncredited)
Stuart Mulcaster
Townsperson (uncredited)
Benjayx Murphy
Builder
Valery Nuttall
Townsperson (uncredited)
Mayo Oliver
Firefighter (uncredited)
Marcus Ramtohul
Record Store Owner (uncredited)
Steve Saunders
Fisherman
Phillip Taggart
Cannary worker (uncredited)
Nick Thomas-Webster
Timothy
Matt Tyzack
Townsperson (uncredited)
Charlie Woodford
18th Century Gentleman
Did you know?
Trivia
Angelique built up a rival fishery, Angel Bay Seafood, to bring down the Collins. This was done by Burke Devlin in Dark Shadows (1966)'s first season.
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As a child Victoria/Maggie (Bella Heathcote) was committed by her parents to Windcliff Sanitarium. In the original series, Maggie Evans (Kathryn Leigh Scott) is sent to Wyndcliff Sanitarium, which was run by Dr. Julia Hoffman (Grayson Hall), after Barnabas Collins (Jonathan Frid) kidnaps her and attempts to brainwash her into thinking she's Josette du Pres.
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The film takes place in 1760, 1776 and 1972.
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Goofs
When Victoria arrives at Collinswood, her first conversation with Willie indicates that she has applied for the governess job under the name Victoria Winters. An earlier scene shows that she didn't invent the name until earlier that same day, on the train en route to Maine.
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When Angelique kisses Barnabas in the study, the lipstick smudges change shape and disappear and reappear between shots.
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Barry White's "You're the First, the Last, My Everything" was not released until 1974.
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Quotes
Barnabas Collins: [to Elizabeth] Know this: I mean to stay. I mean to be a part of this family again.
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Angelique Bouchard: [wanting Barnabas to love her] What if I made you?
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Barnabas Collins: I am reminded of a line from Erich Segal's 'Love Story': "Love means never having to say you're sorry." However, it is with sincere regret that I must now kill all of you.
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Faq
Q
What is Barnabas' history? How did he become a vampire?
A
At the movie's onset, Barnabas describes how his family came to Maine from Liverpool in 1760 in order to expand the family business. They built up a fishing business and the town that surrounded it, which was named after them Collinsport. When he spurned one of the family's servants who just happened to be a witch, she cursed him and his family, first killing his parents and then causing his true love to commit suicide by jumping off Widow's Hill. Barnabas jumped off the peak after her, but he did not die, for the witch had cursed him into becoming a vampire so that his suffering would never end. Still filled with spite, she then convinced the town that Barnabas was a monster. They were the ones that entombed him in a coffin and buried him alive for all time.
Q
Is it true that Alice Cooper is in this?
A
Alice Cooper appears as the entertainment for the party thrown for the townspeople performing a rendition of "No More Mr. Nice Guy".
Q
How much sex, violence, and profanity are in this movie?
A
For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for Dark Shadows can be found here.
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Photos from cast
Eva Green Chloë Grace Moretz Thomas McDonell Raffey Cassidy