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Night of the Comet (1984)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  16 November 1984 (USA)
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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 <>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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


Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi


PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 November 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Teenage Mutant Horror Comet Zombies  »

Box Office


$700,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Monster in Alley: Come here!
Regina Belmont: Wh-what?
Monster in Alley: COME HERE!
Regina Belmont: "Come here" your ass!
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References The Brady Bunch (1969) See more »


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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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