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Night Shadows (1984)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  August 1984 (USA)
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Two brothers discover that the residents of a small Southern town are being infected by a form of toxic waste, turning them into blood-ravenous zombies.

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Josh Cameron
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Sheriff Will Stewart
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Holly Pierce
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Mike Cameron
Marc Clement ...
Albert Hogue
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Billy
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Dr. Myra Tate
Danny Nelson ...
Jack
Mary Nell Santacroce ...
Mrs. Mapes
Stuart Culpepper ...
Mel
Johnny Popwell ...
Captain Tom Dawson (as Johnny Popwell Sr.)
Ralph Redpath ...
Vic
Larry Quackenbush ...
Harve
Ralph Pace ...
Art
Wallace Wilkinson ...
Mr. Mitchell
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When two brothers, Josh and Mike, go to a small southern town for a vacation, they find most of the residents either dead or missing. When Mike himself goes missing, Josh teams up with the local sheriff and an attractive school teacher to find him until Josh discovers that the whole town and most of its people have been infected by a form of toxic waste, and they have all turned into toxic vampires whom prowl the streets at night for human blood! Written by Anonymous

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Mankind's Deadliest Threat Will Not Come From The Skies.


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Mutant  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Some DVD companies mistakenly and confusingly use poster artwork for the movie Forbidden World (1982) as the cover art for this film because that film was also released in many areas with the title "Mutant". See more »

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When Wings and Jodi are acting in the driving scenes, the Grip's rigging is visible on the top of the frame. See more »

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References Dawn of the Dead (1978) See more »

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A Very scary classic. Underatted. But a small-Fraud.
12 August 2000 | by (Lake Isabella, CA) – See all my reviews

NIGHT SHADOWS was infact a creepy little film it was kind of like that other film THE DARK. NIGHT SHADOWS (MUTANT) could be a long-awaited sequel to that film. Well unfornatly this is an Edward L. Montoro production in this case I had a feeling it was going to be a fraud he dose this with every film he makes and gets a law-suit filed againist him inculding GREAT WHITE (1980) BEYOND THE DOOR (1974) and THE DARK which was not pulled like his other movies. He also had a suit with William Girdler over DAY OF THE ANIMALS and GRIZZLY for profits. Well even though this movie was a Montoro production I still enjoyed it. It was okay. Especailly the mutants taking over the people of a small town and John Cardlos direction.

Montoro later in 1985 went to produce GRIZZLY II THE PREDATOR and released in 1986. His law-suits over the years was still effective aganist him he left the country in 1987 and was never seen again.


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