The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

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"The headless horseman rides again."
  • TV-PG
  • 1999
  • 1 hr 45 min
  • 5.1  (1,184)

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, released in 1999, is a thrilling adaptation of Washington Irving's classic story of the same name. The movie is directed by Pierre Gang and stars Brent Carver as Ichabod Crane, Rachelle Lefevre as Katrina Van Tassel, and Vlasta Vrana as Baltus Van Tassel. The movie is set in the small town of Sleepy Hollow in the late 18th century. Ichabod Crane is a young schoolteacher, newly arrived in Sleepy Hollow. He is a kind and slightly eccentric person who is fascinated by the supernatural and the unknown. He is also deeply in love with Katrina Van Tassel, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy farmer, who is courted by Brom Van Brunt, a handsome and confident young man.

The story takes a sinister turn when a series of bizarre and spooky events begin to occur in Sleepy Hollow: cows are found dead, a woman is chased by a headless horseman, and a stranger arrives in town, claiming to be a doctor. Ichabod, who is convinced that there is a rational explanation for everything, sets out to investigate these strange happenings.

As he delves deeper into the mysteries of Sleepy Hollow, Ichabod begins to unravel a sinister plot involving the Van Tassel family, the doctor, and the fabled headless horseman. His investigation leads him on a dangerous journey into the tangled web of secrets and lies that surround the town.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is an atmospheric and suspenseful movie that captures the eerie and supernatural elements of the original story. The movie is visually stunning and features stunning cinematography that brings to life the quaint and picturesque town of Sleepy Hollow.

The performances by the cast are also noteworthy. Brent Carver delivers a captivating performance as Ichabod Crane, portraying the character's intellectual curiosity and vulnerability with sincerity and depth. Rachelle Lefevre is equally impressive as Katrina Van Tassel, imbuing the character with warmth, intelligence, and grace. Vlasta Vrana is also excellent as Baltus Van Tassel, portraying the character's stoic exterior with understated nuance.

Overall, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a haunting and engrossing movie that will appeal to fans of Gothic horror and supernatural thrillers. The movie successfully captures the essence of Washington Irving's classic tale while adding its own unique twists and turns to the story. There are moments of terror, suspense, and heartbreak that will leave audiences on the edge of their seats. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a must-watch for anyone who loves a good scare.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a 1999 fantasy movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 45 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.1.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
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    1 hr 45 min
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    5.1  (1,184)