#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – The curse of The Headless Horseman (Christopher Walken) is the legacy of the small town of Sleepy Hollow. Spearheaded by the eager Constable Ichabod Crane (Johnny Depp) and his new world ways into the quagmire of secrets and murder, secrets once laid to rest, best forgotten and now reawakened, and he too, holding a dark secret of a past once gone.
Plot: New York detective Ichabod Crane is 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.
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Decent watch, might watch again, and can recommend.
While Johnny Depp and Christina Ricci do carry quite a bit of the movie, there is quite a lot else going on here. The horseman does tend to dominate much of this story as the original does.
I don’t feel there was much to the original fable of the Headless Horseman so pretty much any take you do on it seems fine: though maybe an Easter Bunny version would push some boundaries.
This is about as weird, but more because it has to create a weird atmosphere, then add Depp doing weirder stuff than the weird people can handle, despite believing in ghosts which he all but fights with them about. Ichabod Crane being a smart, if cowardly, constable is interesting as he literally has the “hero” role painted on him.
This is surprisingly more of a mystery than any other type of movie. The action is usually intense and brief when it happens, and much of the movie is spent looking for rational explanations until ocom’s razor wins out.
This is a good movie and a decent mystery, but I do feel it’s just awkward in too many cases for most people to be on board.
I expect Headless Horsemen and mystery fans to enjoy this though.
_**Great Spooky Flick for the Fall Season!**_
“Sleepy Hollow” is Tim Burton’s stylish 1999 take on Washington Irving’s classic tale about Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman starring Johnny Depp as Crane and Christopher Walken as the Hessian horseman. The story is set in 1799 and involves Crane, a constable from New York City, going to the Dutch hamlet of Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of gruesome murders where the victims are decapitated.
Whether you like Burton’s films or not, who can deny his talent for visuals and overall production? This guy knows how to make a film LOOK good, that’s for sure. As for Depp, he portrays sleuth Ichabod in a very human manner, e.g. he’s afraid of spiders and amusingly passes out on occasion.
There are four things that really impress me about this picture besides Depp: (1) I love the spooky Fall atmosphere; it obviously takes place sometime in gloomy November. (2) I always thought the concept of the headless horseman was insipid, but “Sleepy Hollow” depicts him (it) in such a horrific/supernatural fashion that he’s actually scary, not to mention skilled with weaponry and virtually unstoppable. I wouldn’t want to run into him in a dark alley, or anywhere else for that matter! (3) Miranda Richardson was almost 41 at the time of filming, but — man — is she gorgeous! Nuff said. Christina Ricci also looks great and so does Claire Skinner in a small role. (4) “Sleepy Hollow” lacks the goofy vibe that some of Burton’s films possess; the material is presented in a respectable, generally serious manner, albeit not as ultra-serious as, say, Hammer horror.
Speaking of which, “Sleepy Hollow” strikes me as a modern Hammer film more than anything else. Perhaps that’s why Burton gave Christopher Lee a cameo. Needless to say, if you love Hammer (and who doesn’t?) you’ll appreciate “Sleepy Hollow.”
The last half hour or so is packed with action so if your attention starts wandering, don’t worry, it picks up big time. The plot’s a whodunit and it gets kinda convoluted so you’ll need to pay attention (or rewatch it). Not that you HAVE to because “Sleepy Hollow” is such a cinematic feast you can enjoy it even if the complications of the plot lose you.
There’s nothing else to say except to re-emphasize that “Sleepy Hollow” is definitely the ideal spooky flick for the autumn, or any time really.
The film runs 105 minutes and was shot entirely in England with studio stuff done in Yonkers, New York.
Intense Mystery, Magic, and Horror
Tim Burton has brought this timeless classic to life! “Sleepy Hollow” is a very fine film, with horrific delights, a touch of romance, and witty humor. I was very impressed with the cinematography and the elaborate costumes in this film. Also, the music and sound effects complimented this frightening and legendary story of the murderous Headless Horseman. Overall, I believe this is an excellent film and will definitely be remembered as a landmark in the thriller/horror genre of film.
Burton does a Hammer movie
Sleepy Hollow started with Kevin Yagher originally directing Andrew Kevin Walker’s script as a low-budget slasher film. He didn’t get along with Paramount, so he was demoted to prosthetic makeup and Tim Burton was brought in to direct.
Ichabod Crane is played by Johnny Depp. Much like how his role in From Hell, he’s attempting to bring modern science into policework while still knowing about the magic that exists in the world. His romantic partner is Christina Ricci as Katrina Van Tasse, who didn’t enjoy how one-dimensional her character was.
Sleepy Hollow has been the scene of numerous decapitations, which gets Crane sent from New York City to investigate. The truth involves a mercenary soldier (Christopher Walken with Ray Park doing the heavy lifting), an evil stepmother (Miranda Richardson), a witch (also Miranda Richardson) and a pact with the devil himself.
This film is filled with stars from horror movies and the films of Burton. Christopher Lee is a burgomaster. Richard Griffiths plays the town’s magistrate. Sir Michael John Gambon plays Katrina’s father. Jeffrey Jones plays the town’s religious leader. Martin Landau shows up in an uncredited role and Lisa Marie plays Ichabod’s mother, who was killed for practicing witchcraft. Michael Gough, who was in Burton’s Batman films, came out of retirement just to be in this movie. Oh yeah – and Casper Van Dien from Starship Troopers.
The movie looks like a combination of a Hammer film and a Mexico horror movie with Mario Bava joining in. There are tons of forced perspective and limited effects shots, as Mars Attacks! was criticized for its dependence on them.
Because the film was shot with such a blue cast, all of the blood was made the brightest of orange to show up on film. And everything – so it could be controlled – was shot on a soundstage.
While nowhere near the majesty of its Hammer and Bava inspirations, this is a great film. I just recently returned to it and was pleasantly surprised by how well its aged.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 45 min (105 min)
Genre Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Director Tim Burton
Writer Washington Irving, Kevin Yagher, Andrew Kevin Walker
Actors Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson
Country United States, Germany
Awards Won 1 Oscar. 28 wins & 44 nominations total
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix DTS, Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Panavision Panaflex Platinum, Panavision Primo Lenses
Laboratory DeLuxe, Hollywood (CA), USA, DeLuxe, London, UK
Film Length (6 reels), 2,948 m (Spain)
Negative Format 35 mm (Kodak Vision 200T 5274)
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm (Kodak Vision 2383)