Let Me In

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Overview

John Ajvide Lindqvist's celebrated vampire novel makes the leap to the big screen once again with the second feature adaptation in so many years Tomas Alfredson's critically acclaimed 2008 hit Let the Right One In, being the first. The sensitive target of vicious bullying at school, 12-year-old Owen Kodi Smit-McPhee is a social misfit from a broken home. By day Owen dreams about laying waste to his classroom tormentors; by night his attentions turn to his reclusive neighbors in their austere apartment complex. ...
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Overview

John Ajvide Lindqvist's celebrated vampire novel makes the leap to the big screen once again with the second feature adaptation in so many years Tomas Alfredson's critically acclaimed 2008 hit Let the Right One In, being the first. The sensitive target of vicious bullying at school, 12-year-old Owen Kodi Smit-McPhee is a social misfit from a broken home. By day Owen dreams about laying waste to his classroom tormentors; by night his attentions turn to his reclusive neighbors in their austere apartment complex. One evening, as Owen takes out his pent-up aggressions on a tree, his new neighbor Abby Chloë Grace Moretz appears over his shoulder. A young girl wise beyond her years, Abby just moved in next door to Owen with her stoic caretaker Richard Jenkins, who seems to harbor a sinister secret. Compelled by Abby's apparent imperviousness to the harsh winter elements, her frail disposition, and the fact that she's nowhere to be found before the sun falls, Owen senses a kindred soul, and strikes up a friendship with the girl, despite her repeated attempts to maintain an emotional distance. Simultaneously, their community grows vigilant following a series of vicious murders, and Abby's caretaker vanishes without a trace. Later, as Abby begins to grow vulnerable, her bond with Owen strengthens. By the time Owen begins to suspect that his evasive new friend is something other than human, it starts to seem as if Abby could use a good friend after all. Given that his bullies are growing more emboldened by the day, so too could Owen.
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Special Features

Disc One: Audio Commentary with Director Matt Reeves; From The Inside: A Look At The Making Of Let Me In; The Art Of Special Effects; Car Crash Sequence Step-By-Step ; Dissecting Let Me In; Deleted Scenes; Trailer Gallery; Poster Gallery; ; Disc Two: Digital Copy of Let Me In for Mac & PC
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/1/2011
  • UPC: 013132146492
  • Original Release: 2010
  • Rating:

  • Source: Starz / Anchor Bay
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:55:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 27,216

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Chloë Grace Moretz Abby
Kodi Smit-McPhee Owen
Richard Jenkins The Father
Elias Koteas The Policeman
Cara Buono Owen's Mother
Sasha Barrese Virginia
Dylan Kenin Larry
Chris Browning Jack
Ritchie Coster Mr. Zoric
Dylan Minnette Kenny
Jimmy "Jax" Pinchak Mark
Nicolai Dorian Donald
Rebekah Wiggins Nurse
Seth Adkins High School Kid
Ashton Moio Lanky Kid
Brett Delbuono Kenny's Brother
Gwendolyn Apple Girl in Pool
Colin Moretz Video Arcade Counterman
Rowbie Orsatti Scottie Tate
Brenda Wehle Principal
Galen Hutchison Football Player #1
Dean Satriano Football Player #2
Rachel Hroncich Admitting Nurse
Deborah Mazor Day Nurse
Frank Bond Train Conductor
Kayla Anderson Newscaster
Tobin Espeset Paramedic #1
Ben Bode Paramedic #2
Juliet Lopez Paramedic #3
Jon Kristian Moore Paramedic #4
Technical Credits
Matt Reeves Director, Screenwriter
Tobin Armbrust Producer
Guy Barnes Art Director
Jo Edna Boldin Casting
Melissa Bruning Costumes/Costume Designer
Alexis Brunner Producer
Guy East Producer
Philip Elway Executive Producer
Greig Fraser Cinematographer
Liz Gallacher Musical Direction/Supervision
Jacob Garber Makeup Special Effects
Michael Giacchino Score Composer
Donna Gigliotti Producer
Brunner Guy Producer
Avy Kaufman Casting
Amahl H. Lovato Set Decoration/Design
Fredrik Malmberg Executive Producer
Method Studios Animator
Bart Mixon Makeup Special Effects
Carl Molinder Producer
John Nordling Producer
Simon Oakes Producer
John Ptak Executive Producer
Vicki Dee Rock Co-producer
Stan Salfas Editor
Nigel Sinclair Executive Producer
Ford Wheeler Production Designer
Ed White Sound Mixer
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted February 13, 2011

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    It's ok.

    Pretty good movie.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 3, 2011

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    Bridget's Review

    My husband and I got Let Me In in the mail yesterday from Netflix. After dinner, we decided to watch it and both of us really enjoyed it. I especially liked when Abby got Owen to stand up for himself. I was cheering from the couch. This isn't your average vampire movie, it's unique and fresh. I highly recommend it to horror lovers.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 28, 2013

    Let Me In is a fantastic movie with fantastic acting, cinematogr

    Let Me In is a fantastic movie with fantastic acting, cinematography, and directing. I really really love this movie, and its Swedish predecessor, but I think Let Me In improved on the original. The chemistry between Abby and Owen is the best I've seen in a movie so far, and I watch a lot of movies. 

    Chloe Grace Moretz was brilliant with her interpretation of Abby; the sadness, loneliness, and despondency that can see in her eyes and facial expressions. It's almost hearbreaking. Kodi Smit-McPhee was also brilliant as Owen, who differs from Oskar a more than Abby differs from Eli. You will never watch a movie and say "Richard Jenkins was awful". It just will never happen. His take on Hakan/Thomas was also amazing. You can see the how much he loves and cares for Abby, and how much of a toll killing takes on him with just his eyes and facial expressions. Not many actors can do that, but it seems like all the actors in this movie can.

    This is a very beautiful and tragic love story and I highly recommend it. No film has impacted me as deeply and Let Me In, and I want to thank Matt Reeves for making such a moving movie. 

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  • Posted May 14, 2012

    This is one of thoes movies that you ether love it or you hate i

    This is one of thoes movies that you ether love it or you hate it there is no middle ground i am part of the 99% who love it

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  • Posted January 17, 2012

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    Finally vampires return like this

    I fell in love with this movie cause i have the same similarity as owen in his childhood age and if only a person like abby this is the only movie that got to my heart and ive seen movies more sadder but this was the one that made me cry soo if you want to see a good old classic of vampires this is the one too see

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  • Posted August 10, 2011

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    I Need Subscribers Owen.

    This is the best movie of all time it even made me cry.

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  • Posted May 31, 2011

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    Waste of time!

    This book is weird and out of order. It was hard keeping up and I was totally lost from the beginning. Very dumb. The movie is bout as dumb and boring. Do not read.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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