Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow

Johnny Depp and Christina Ricci star in Tim Burton's Oscar and BAFTA-winning production of Washington Irving's tale, following a New York detective sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. Locals believe the culprit to be none other than the legendary Headless Horseman.

Best Art Direction (Set Decoration), Academy Awards 2000, Best Production Design & Costume Design, BAFTA 2000
1999Rating: R105 minsGermany, USAParamount
DramaFantasyHorrorMysteryThriller

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Sleepy Hollow / Reviews

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

I actually found myself drawn into this old Classics Illustrated material -- enthralled by a time and place so well evoked that the Horseman almost seemed natural there.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

A richly imagined Gothic horror story with Burton and Depp at their most gloriously eccentric.

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BBC

BBC

The pace and tension are both kept up throughout the film, aided and abetted by Danny Elfman's dramatic score and the remarkable visuals.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Sleepy Hollow has an aesthetic that seems based on album covers. It doesn't feel like the work of an artist in any way.

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Film Threat

Film Threat

There's no great messages here, just love and visual mastery. At that Burton succeeds admirably.

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