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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 »

Quotes

The Ghoul: Pop... corrrrnnn... gooooood.
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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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Clap For The Wolfman
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A great movie for Halloween
12 October 2003 | by (Norfolk, VA) – See all my reviews

Now this is the kind of horror movie that I like, a movie thats good for both children and adults. This movie is a good choice for a Halloween get together. It's got a good cast, except for Harper which for some reason I just did not like in the movie, maybe it was that crazy dancing act during the party which reminded me of Micheal Jacksons "Thriller" which I understand was pretty popular during that time but unappropriate for this video. The story line of the 50's girl falling in love with the leading hero in the movie was touching and sweet and I loved the sad ending. I haven't seen this one in almost 18 years and it was nice to have seen it again. Rent this one for that special Halloween occasion and I'm sure you'll like it.


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