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The Midnight Hour (1985)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Horror | Romance  -  1 November 1985 (USA)
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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
Hank Garrett ...
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 »

Quotes

Mitch Crandall: Astratcious Mundabar... Desmagon.
Vinnie Davis: Moe, Larry, Curlegon!
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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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Mama Told Me Not To Come
Written by Randy Newman
Performed by Three Dog Night
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A wonderful movie. I love to see it over and over again
28 January 2000 | by (Chapel Hill, NC) – See all my reviews

The Midnight Hour is, in my opinion, the best tv movie ever made. It was scary and funny. It had everything a person could want to see on a Halloween night. I watched it when I was five years old when it came on the television. It quite possibly could be the movie that made me the horror fanatic that I am today. I absolutely loved it, especially the musical number towards the end of the movie. Now on amazon.com they are offering a collector's edition for sale. I promptly bought myself a copy and I advise any fans to do so. A movie like this one might not be around forever. People just don't know what they are missing.


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