Sleepy Hollow

Theatrical Release: November 19, 1999
Sleepy Hollow
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Synopsis

Loosely based on the Washington Irving classic story of Ichabod Crane and the headless horseman. Here, the film departs from the book by having Ichabod Crane as an eccentric constable with an avant-garde approach to solving crime. Ichabod’s contemporary investigative ways are put to the test when his superiors send him to the small village of Sleepy Hollow to probe a string of murders, allegedly committed by a headless horseman. He discovers that the horseman was a murdered warrior supernaturally brought back from the grave to create havoc on the descendants of those who cut off his head.

Dove Review

Content Description

Graphic and gory violence, including many realistic-looking decapitations and impalings; disturbing imagery; some drug content; witchcraft, spells, and satanic chants; Ricci casts spells; ministers are portrayed as hypocritical, adulterous and unsympathetic; a boy sees his mother killed; another boy sees his mother killed by his own father – a pious man who believes his wife is into witchcraft, therefore he is attempting to save her soul; Ichabod rejects his faith in God; a sexual situation; nudity; one profanity – “Damn you” a tree that bleeds is a gateway between two worlds where the horseman springs forth.

Info

Company: Paramount
Director: Tim Burton
Producer: Scott Rudin and Adam Schroeder
Genre: Horror
Runtime: 100 min.
Industry Rating: R