Let Me In

Synopsis: In Los Alamos, New Mexico, the twelve year-old Owen is a lonely and outcast boy bullied in school by Kenny and two other classmates; at home, Owen dreams of avenging himself against the trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old next door neighbor, Abby, who only appears during the night in the playground of their building. Meanwhile, Abby's father is a wanted serial-killer who drains the blood of his victims to supply Abby, who is actually an ancient vampire. Abby advises Owen to fight Kenny; however, soon he discovers that she is a vampire, and he feels fear and love for the girl. Meanwhile a police officer is investigating the murder cases, believing that it is a satanic cult.
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Director(s): Matt Reeves
Production: Overture Films
  14 wins & 28 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
116 min

los alamos, new mexico

march, 1983

one three one

this is the dispacher go ahead

This is one three one! We have a male,

mid-fifties with burns over nine to nine

and a half percent of his body!

Prior to our arrival on scene,

patient apparently doused his head,

neck and face with some

sort of highly concentrated acid!

Patients airway is severely

compromised due to fume inhalation!

Vital signs unstable! Please


Patient is a criminal


Were coming in with a

police escort right now!

ReSlaN MoHaMeD from LeBaNoN


Can I talk to him?

He cant actually talk...

alright . Jesus...

can I just

have a few minutes?

We wanna know who you are.

Well find out, you know. Sooner or


You could save us some

legwork by communicating with us now.

Are you a Satanist? You in some

kind of cult?

Coz if there are others involved,

well find them too, believe me.

Whats the matter?

Is that it?

Is there someone you

wanna tell me about?

Im sorry. The Nurse at reception

downstairs is on the phone.

She wants to talk to you.

Says its urgent.

i m comming

Ill be right back.


His daughter? When was this -- is

she still here...?

did she leave any information,

a phone number...?

What do you mean a little girl?

How little...?

Jesus, Mary, and Joseph...

There is sin and evil in the world,

and were enjoined by scripture and

the Lord Jesus to oppose it with allour might.

Our nation, too, has a

legacy of evil with which it must deal.

The glory of this land has been its capacity

for transcending the moral evils of our past...

Eat some now, save some for later...

Eat some now, save some for later...

Now and Later...

the really tasty


Now and Later...


flavor cant be beat..

Look at all those pieces


Flavors that are wow...

- Owwwwen...?

- What...?!

Dinner time honey...!

....and these Thy gifts,

for which we are about to receive,

through Christ our Lord. Amen.

How was school today?

you didnt go and spoil your dinner on me now,

did you? Owen?

...No... I didnt...

honey Eat Please,



Look... Look, Im not

gonna discuss this now?

Were eating dinner

we had an agreement, George.

I think maybe you

better call my lawyer okay...?

Dont talk to me like that

I will

not. Be spoken to. In that way!

Hey little girl...

Are you a little girl...?

do you scare?

I pledge allegiance... to the flag...

of the United States of America...

And to the Republic... for which it


One Nation... under God...

indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

Mr. Zoric...?

Okay, Kenny! Ten laps! Now!

I didnt do anything...!

Now! Or I make it twenty!

Hey little girl...

Ow! Dont...!

Are you a little girl...?

Thats why he wont go swimming

he doesnt want everyone to see what

a little fucking girl he is

Hold him down! Get his arms! Get

his arms!


Dude, shit! I think he pissed


Oh...! Shit...!

He fucking pissed himself!

Jesus! Fucking freak!

is that is for you?

Are you scared, little girl? Huh?

What are you doing?


What are you doing?


You just moved in, didnt you?


How do you know?

I live next door.

Right there.

Just so you know, I cant be your


...Why not?

Thats just the way it is.

who said I wanted to be your friend...?!


what i m supposed to do?

to go out and do it myself? Huh?


answer me

maybe i m getting slow

maybe i want to get ...

maybe i m just tired

excuse me

can I get through here?

As some of you may have heard, there

was an incident last night

and one

of our recent graduates was killed...

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Matt Reeves

Matthew George Reeves (born April 27, 1966) is an American screenwriter, director, and producer. Reeves began his career as a screenwriter for the films Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995) and The Pallbearer (1996), the latter of which marked his feature-length directorial debut. He then transitioned into television as a director and co-creator of the drama series Felicity (1998–2002), alongside J.J. Abrams. Reeves has since gone on to direct the found-footage horror film Cloverfield (2008), the romantic horror film Let Me In (2010), and the critically acclaimed science fiction sequels Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) and War for the Planet of the Apes (2017). In February 2017, Warner Bros. announced that Reeves will write and direct the superhero film The Batman, which is set in the DC Extended Universe. more…

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