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Night of the Comet (1984)

A comet wipes out most of life on Earth, leaving two Valley Girls to fight the evil types who survive.

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Two pretty high school girls (one a cheerleader!) don't like their stepmother or her new boyfriend ("Daddy would have gotten us Uzis!"). One morning, they wake up to find that everybody in Los Angeles has been turned to dust by a Comet except them, a guy who looks like Erik Estrada, some zombies and the occupants of a secret underground government installation. Written by Mark Logan <marklo@west.sun.com>

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The comet's coming, and the world will never be the same. See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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16 November 1984 (USA)  »

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Teenage Mutant Horror Comet Zombies  »

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$700,000 (estimated)
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When her MAC-10 jams several times Sam says "See that's the problem with these things, Daddy would have gotten us UZI's" At the time the MAC-10 had an (undeserved) reputation in popular culture for jamming and the UZI had a (well deserved) reputation for reliability. See more »

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If all the people (or life in general) would be destroyed in a couple of seconds the streets of Los Angeles would be full of crashed cars. Actually, the streets, highways and parking lots in the movie are completely empty. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Carter, Project Chief: Are you pregnant?
Regina Belmont: No. Thought I was once.
Dr. Carter, Project Chief: That's not important.
Regina Belmont: Longest three weeks of my life.
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Referenced in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) See more »

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Jingle Bells
Written by James Pierpont (uncredited)
Performed by Jerry Sharell
Produced by Don Perry and Bob Summers
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End of the World Fantasy with Some Laughs
14 December 2000 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

I originally saw this movie in the theater, and I LOVED it! I had often fantasized about the end of the world where only myself a few others had survived.

Well, I'm 16 years older now, and not quite as misanthropic, but I still got a kick out of watching this again the other night. Sure, the soundtrack was atrocious, and some of the acting was sub-par, but the sheer aplomb that "Samantha" has carries the film, I thought.

Plus, it was fun to see Robert Beltran (ST: Voyager's second in command), so much younger!

Quite a few laughs, and a pretty good plot twist or two to keep you guessing makes this an easy movie to enjoy.

My rating: 7


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