I was fairly leery of this movie from the beginning as I understood it to be a vampire movie. I feel the entire concept of vampires has been watered down and bastardized to the point that they're more of a joke than a monster (see Twilight). However, I was pleased to find that Let the Right One In sticks very close to the original vampiric lore. While we don't see much in the way of gruesome transformations or giant bat forms, the general concept is maintained.
While it may have been the cultural difference, or perhaps the story itself, to me this film was