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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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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
Jonna Lee ...
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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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

Judge Crandall: Nothing to say to your sweet old dad?
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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 »

Connections

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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Good clean flick for Halloween.
29 September 2001 | by (Elkhart, Indiana) – See all my reviews

Being an avid fan of horror movies both clean and strong in content, I would have to say this is probably my favorite clean horror movie. Some mild death scenes, some small sexual situations but no nudity whatsoever, mostly clean language. I highly advise this movie for any school related halloween party all except the really young ones like kindergarten through 3rd grade and I say this because the movie co-starts Levar Burton and most kids will recognize him from "The Reading Rainbow". Thats the only negative I warn about this movie. Other than that, it is good clean fun. Excellent story. And definently a must see for any Halloween fan for it has monsters galore(think a softer version of Waxwork.


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