Darren Shan is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and work hard at trying to find tickets. They do, and together they go to "Cirque du Freak" where they see many strange acts including a wolf-man and a bearded lady

  1. Paul Weitz

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Brian Helgeland


Top Billed Cast

  1. John C. Reilly

    John C. Reilly

    Larten Crepsley

  2. Josh Hutcherson

    Josh Hutcherson


  3. Chris Massoglia

    Chris Massoglia

    Darren Shan

  4. Patrick Fugit

    Patrick Fugit

    Evra the Snake Boy

  5. Salma Hayek

    Salma Hayek

    Madame Truska

Full Cast & Crew

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant



Status Released

Release Information

  • October 23, 2009


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 49m

Budget $40,000,000.00

Revenue $28,169,671.00

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