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|Directed by:||Jamie Blanks|
|Written by:||Silvio Horta|
|Produced by:||Brad Luff; Gina Matthews; Michael McDonnell; Neal H. Moritz; Brian Leslie Parker|
|Music by:||Christopher Young|
|Edited by:||Jay Cassidy|
|Distributed by:||Original Film|
|Released:||September 25th, 1998|
|Running time:||99 min.|
|Next:||Urban Legends: Final Cut (2006)|
Urban Legend is an American horror film of the teen slasher subgenre. It was directed by Jamie Blanks with a screenplay written by Silvio Horta. The film was produced by Original Film and Phoenix Pictures and released theatrically in the United States on September 25th, 1998.
|Jared Leto||Paul Gardener|
|Alicia Witt||Natalie Simon|
|Rebecca Gayheart||Brenda Bates|
|Michael Rosenbaum||Parker Riley|
|Loretta Devine||Reese Wilson|
|Joshua Jackson||Damon Brooks|
|Tara Reid||Sasha Thomas|
|John Neville||Dean Adams|
|Julian Richings||Weird janitor|
|Robert Englund||Professor William Wexler|
|Danielle Harris||Tosh Guaneri|
|Natasha Gregson Wagner||Michelle Mancini|
|Gord Martineau||David McAree|
|Kay Hawtrey||Library attendant|
|Angela Vint||Bitchy girl|
|J.C. Kenny||Weather woman|
|Vince Corazza||David Evans|
|Balazs Koos||Nerdy guy|
|Shawn Mathieson||Hippie guy|
|Clé Bennett||Dorky guy|
|Danielle Brett||Trendy girl|
|Roberta Angelica||Swimming woman|
|Brad Dourif||Michael McDonnell|
|Silvio Horta||College student|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Production on Urban Legend began on April 20th, 1998. Principal photography concluded on June 29th, 1998.
- Urban Legend currently holds a 21% Rotten on the Tomatometer at the film review aggragate site Rotten Tomatoes.
- This film went into production on the same day as Idle Hands. Coincidentally, both films feature music by Rob Zombie, who would go on to direct the Halloween remake franchise as well as House of 1000 Corpses and The Devil's Rejects.
- The movie was shot in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Trinity College and Trent University in Port Hope and Peterborough (respectively) doubled as Pendleton University for the film.
- Screenwriter Silvio Horta makes a cameo appearance as a college student in this film. This is Horta's first work in the horror genre. He is also known for creating the sci-fi series Jake 2.0 and was a showrunner on the dramedy series Ugly Betty.
- It Happened To Someone Who Knows Someone You Know... You're Next.
- What You Don't Believe Can Kill You.
- Just because it didn't happen, doesn't mean it can't.
- Urban legends can kill.
- At Pendelton Univ., Urban Legends are coming true!
- Never Talk To Strangers, Never Answer The Phone, Never Flash Your Lights, Never Leave The Car, And Always Believe, What You're Told.