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Release Date:
1 November 1985 (USA) See more »
Plot:
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? Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Lee Montgomery ... Phil Grenville

Shari Belafonte ... Melissa Cavender (as Shari Belafonte-Harper)

LeVar Burton ... Vinnie Davis

Peter DeLuise ... Mitch Crandall

Dedee Pfeiffer ... Mary Masterson
Jonna Lee ... Sandy Matthews

Jonelle Allen ... Lucinda Cavender

Kevin McCarthy ... Judge Crandall

Cindy Morgan ... Vicky Jensen

Dick Van Patten ... Martin Grenville

Mark Blankfield ... The Ghoul
Hank Garrett ... Sgt. Thompson
Sheila Larken ... Janet Greenville

Dennis Redfield ... Lester Mitchell

Kurtwood Smith ... Captain Warren Jensen

Wolfman Jack ... Radio D.J. (voice)
Bill DeLand ... Man in Police Station

Joe Gieb ... Elf

Vachik Mangassarian ... Opera Singer
Mickey Morton ... Vernon Nestor
Laura Owens ... Mother
Adam Myman ... Son
Jennifer Shockey ... Tammy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Rebecca Both ... Beehive Dancer / Halloween Party (uncredited)

Macaulay Culkin ... Halloween Kid (uncredited)
Tony Henderson ... Paperboy (uncredited)
Oliver Holler ... Zombie (uncredited)

Ted King ... Death (uncredited)
Larry Ludwig ... Milkman (uncredited)
Scott L. Treger ... Frankenstein Rick (uncredited)

Directed by
Jack Bender 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
William Bleich  (as Bill Bleich)

Produced by
Sharon Sawyer .... executive producer (as Sharon L. Sawyer)
Ervin Zavada .... producer
 
Original Music by
Brad Fiedel 
Philip Giffin 
 
Cinematography by
Rexford L. Metz 
 
Film Editing by
David A. Simmons 
 
Production Design by
Charles L. Hughes 
 
Set Decoration by
Jeff Haley 
 
Costume Design by
Ron Heilman 
 
Makeup Department
Silvia Abascal .... key hair stylist
Jeff Dawn .... makeup artist
Steve LaPorte .... special makeup effects artist
Mike Smithson .... fabrication
Rick Stratton .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Hal Klein .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Steve Cohen .... assistant director
Fred Gerber .... first assistant director
Maggie Parker .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
William Cruse .... set designer
Frank Irving .... property master
Stephen Storer .... set designer
Van C. Unger .... construction foreman
 
Sound Department
Martin Raymond Bolger .... sound (as Martin R. Bolger)
Dino Dimuro .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Thomas R. Burman .... special effects makeup
Jack Monroe .... special effects
Larry Odien .... special mechanical effects assistant
 
Stunts
Richard Epper .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Hofstein .... camera operator
Jack Johnson .... key grip
Lee Redmond .... assistant camera
Ken Spencer .... gaffer (as Kenneth L. Spencer)
Ron Veto .... dolly grip
 
Casting Department
Susan Glicksman .... casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bill Flores .... costumes supervisor
John S. Perry .... key costumer
Julie Weiss .... costume consultant
Llandys Williams .... costumes supervisor
 
Music Department
Tom Bocci .... music supervisor
Al Bunetta .... music supervisor
Dan Einstein .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Edward Baken .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Don Garrison .... location manager
Myrna Gawryn .... choreographer
Roshani Engineer Nash .... script supervisor
 

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94 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Ted King's TV debut.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Hayride (2012)See more »
Soundtrack:
How Soon Is NowSee more »

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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Why I like this movie, 19 May 2005
Author: kirbskid01 from United States

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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