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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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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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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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 »

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Melissa Cavender: Astrious Mundabar Desmagon... I envoke your powers. Come Heed my bidding on this night of nights. The eve of somehain, all Hallows Eve. Spirits of darkness, I command you to rise from your graves. EtLavamous Sagamaine, All manner of demons. I emplore your release from Eternal torment. Testegas Sogamaine. All man are of dead, renewed by sleep. Thirsting for blood, this night and forever, he who is touched by evil, shall become evil. Sodamous sogamaine. He who has died, shall rise again, ...
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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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Little Red Riding Hood
Written by Ron Blackwell
Performed by Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs
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This is the best movie of all time!!
12 October 2003 | by (Dunlow,West Virginia) – See all my reviews

I was only one year old when this movie came out and I saw it. It has stuck with me completely throughout the years, and will always for the rest of my life. The movie in itself was fantastic, funny, scary, you name it, this movie has it! It got me hooked on horror movies for life, and still remains my favorite movie of all time. The thing I remember most about it was the fantastic music, and that beautiful 1956 cadillac. I love this movie, and I have been unable to find a copy of it anywhere and it is never on tv anymore..it breaks my heart because i miss this movie so much! My opinion on this movie is, once you see it, it will stick with you forever!, It is a great fantastic movie for the whole family to enjoy. No nudity, no profanity, just clean cut humor for everyone. I highly reccomend it.


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