The Poughkeepsie Tapes

release date November 30 2008
studio MGM
director John Erick Dowdle and Drew Dowdle
writer John Erick Dowdle and Drew Dowdle
starring Stacy Chbosky, Ben Messmer, Samantha Robson
trailer 1 Trailer #1


Throughout the 1990s, a serial killer terrorized upstate New York. After a decade-long crime spree conducted largely under the radar of law enforcement, the killer left behind the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives had ever seen hundreds of homemade videotapes that chronicle the stalking, abduction, murder, and disposal of his victims.

Official Review

Tonight the Tribeca Film Festival hosted the world premiere of John Erick Dowdle’s THE POUGHKEEPSIE TAPES, a new breed of horror film based on true events. Although far from perfect, this indie film has some seriously creepy and bizarre moments that are sure to elevate this one to cult classic status. …Read More

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