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The Midnight Hour (1985)

Phil, Melissa, Mitch, Mary, and Vinnie are high school friends, who unwittingly raise the dead on Halloween night. Once the dead have returned, Pitchford Cove will never be the same again....or will it?

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Cast

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Phil Grenville
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Melissa Cavender (as Shari Belafonte-Harper)
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Vinnie Davis
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Mitch Crandall
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Mary Masterson
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Sandy Matthews
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Lucinda Cavender
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Judge Crandall
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Vicky Jensen
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Martin Grenville
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The Ghoul
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Sgt. Thompson
Sheila Larken ...
Janet Greenville
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Lester Mitchell
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Captain Warren Jensen
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Storyline

Phil, Mitch, Vinnie, Mary and Melissa are friends unwittingly wake Melissa's great, great, great, great grandmother Lucinda, who is a witch, and has brought the dead back to get revenge. Sandy is a cheerleader from the 50's who is back to help the kids. Written by Aaron Alper

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Ghouls just want to have fun!


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1 November 1985 (USA)  »

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In the Midnight Hour  »

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Trivia

Ted King's TV debut. See more »

Goofs

When Melissa is playing a game of Hangman with Mary on the high school blackboard, the two Ns on "Ghouls just want to have fun" are already filled out. When Mary loses the game and Melissa fills in the missing letters, she fills in the N on "want", despite the fact that both Ns were previously filled in and that the N in "fun" is still filled in. See more »

Quotes

Phil Grenville: It's not working!
Sandy Matthews: It will. It has too!
Phil Grenville: Maybe you're suppose to say some words or something. Huh? What words?
Sandy Matthews: [sorrowly] I love you. Goodbye, Phil.
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Crazy Credits

The title "The Midnight Hour" appears on a full moon with DJ Wolfman Jack doing a voice over stating "Look out it's the midnight hour baby!" See more »

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Referenced in Hayride (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Mama Told Me Not To Come
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Written by Randy Newman
Performed by Three Dog Night
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Why I like this movie
19 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've seen this movie several times, and would like to say to this day it still remains one of my favorites. I like it so much because I love vampires and things like that. It was also the first so called vampire movie that made me laugh and had a real point behind it. I would like for my kids to see it before they start thinking their mom is a head case (you know talking about a movie that doesn't exist). I would like to buy it (so I can watch over & over), but can't find it anywhere. And believe me I have looked everywhere I could think of. Most people I ask look at me like I have stripes on my face. Can anyone help me find it????


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