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Sleepy Hollow

1999 film by Tim Burton

Sleepy Hollow is a 1999 American horror movie directed by Tim Burton. It stars Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken, Ian McDiarmid, Sir Michael Gambon, Sir Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Richard Griffiths, Jeffrey Jones, Martin Landau and Miranda Richardson. The movie is based on a book by Washington Irving called The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. The story is set in 1799. It is about the murders of Sleepy Hollow, New York which Ichabod Crane (Johnny Depp) has to investigate and find out who is the killer. When the movie went to box office it was a success and it made roughly $207 million worldwide.

Sleepy Hollow
Directed byTim Burton
Produced byScott Rudin
Adam Schroeder
Francis Ford Coppola
Screenplay byAndrew Kevin Walker
Story byKevin Yagher
Andrew Kevin Walker
Based onThe Legend of Sleepy Hollow
by Washington Irving
StarringJohnny Depp
Christina Ricci
Music byDanny Elfman
CinematographyEmmanuel Lubezki
Edited byChris Lebenzon
Joel Negron
Production
company
Mandalay Pictures
American Zoetrope
LionsGate Entertainment
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • November 19, 1999 (1999-11-19)
Running time
105 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$80 million
Box office$207,068,340

AwardsEdit

Awarding body Award Nominee(s) Result
Academy Awards[1] Best Art Direction Rick Heinrichs, Peter Young won
Best Cinematography Emmanuel Lubezki nomination
Best Costume Design Colleen Atwood nomination
British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs)[2] Best Costume Design Colleen Atwood won
Best Production Design Rick Heinrichs won
Best Visual Effects Jim Mitchell, Kevin Yagher, Joss Williams, Paddy Eason nomination
Saturn Awards[3] Best Actress Christina Ricci won
Best Music Danny Elfman won
Best Horror Film nomination
Best Direction Tim Burton nomination
Best Writing Andrew Kevin Walker nomination
Best Actor Johnny Depp nomination
Best Supporting Actor Christopher Walken nomination
Best Supporting Actress Miranda Richardson nomination
Best Costume Design Collen Atwood nomination
Make-up Kevin Yagher, Peter Owen nomination
Best Special Effects Jim Mitchell, Joss Williams, Kevin Yagher, Mark S. Miller nomination
MTV Movie Awards[4] Best Villain Christopher Walken nomination

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Oscar winners in full". BBC Online. 2000-03-27. Retrieved 2009-03-12.
  2. "Full list of BAFTA winners". BBC Online. 2000-04-09. Retrieved 2009-03-12.
  3. "Past Award Winners". Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. Retrieved 2010-10-26.
  4. "1999 MTV Movie Awards". MTV Movie Awards. Retrieved 2010-10-26.

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