Let the Right One In Leave it to Sweden, moody land of Bergman and long winter nights, to come up with the best vampire movie of last year (a Hollywood… Let the Right One In Leave it to Sweden, moody land of Bergman and long winter nights, to come up with the best vampire movie of last year (a Hollywood…
Movie on DVD Review

Let the Right One In (2009)

Let the Right One In, Lina Leandersson | The Right Stuff: Scandinavian vampire flick Let the Right One In
The Right Stuff: Scandinavian vampire flick Let the Right One In
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Mar 10, 2009; DVD Release Date: Mar 10, 2009; Movie Rated: R; Genre: Horror; With: Kare Hedebrant; Distributor: Magnet

Leave it to Sweden, moody land of Bergman and long winter nights, to come up with the best vampire movie of last year (a Hollywood remake is already planned). Tomas Alfredson's import is like a Scandinavian Twilight minus the teen-steam schmaltz, packing in great gooey scares while tracing the friendship between a picked-on 12-year-old boy and a girl who hungers for the red stuff. Let the Right One In is a bloody great film — but the EXTRAS are anemic. A–

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Originally posted Mar 04, 2009 Published in issue #1038 Mar 13, 2009 Order article reprints