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Night of the Creeps (1986)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  22 August 1986 (USA)
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Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Steve Marshall ...
Jill Whitlow ...
Cynthia
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Wally Taylor ...
Detective Landis
Bruce Solomon ...
Sgt. Raimi
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Coroner
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Brad (as Allan J. Kayser)
Ken Heron ...
Johnny
Alice Cadogan ...
Pam
June Harris ...
Karen
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Young Scientist
David Oliver ...
Steve
Evelyne Smith ...
House Mother
Ivan E. Roth ...
Psycho Zombie
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Storyline

In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that transform their hosts into killer zombies. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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If you scream... you're dead. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

22 August 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Homecoming Night  »

Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$591,366 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Gordon the Cat was named after film producer Gordon Carroll. See more »

Goofs

In the tool shed, the flame thrower's pilot is unlit. Later, before Chris and Cindy go into the house, it's lit. In the house, Chris is holding the flame thrower and it is once more unlit. See more »

Quotes

Detective Cameron: What's this?
Detective Landis: It was a grad student. He was scheduled to work here this evening.
Detective Cameron: Looks like he worked a little too hard, huh?
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Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

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You Got Me Thinkin' Twice
Written by Barry Goldberg and Lotti Golden
Performed by Christina Criscione
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User Reviews

Now This - Is Something To See
1 September 2003 | by (orbiting around Marz) – See all my reviews

This movie is so super cool. I love this movie. Even though the stars are like second - billing , this movie is still like no other - its original all in it's own right. Had to be a drive - in film from the looks of the release date. Wish I seen it there! If you have a slug in you , on you or around you - to say the least - you're totally bumming. 80s comedy - horror at its best. Makes you laugh and scares you into jumping out of your seat. Spooky. Funny and different make this a favorite of mine...and maybe yours! I rate this 9 / 10


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