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Prom Night II (1987)
"Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II" (original title)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  13 November 1987 (USA)
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Thirty years after her accidental death at the 1957 senior prom, the tortured spirit of prom queen, Mary Lou Maloney, returns and she is out for revenge.

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Bill Nordham
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Vicki Carpenter
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Craig Nordham (as Justin Louis)
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Richard Monette ...
Father Cooper
Terri Hawkes ...
Kelly Hennenlotter
Brock Simpson ...
Josh
Beverley Hendry ...
Monica Waters (as Beverly Hendry)
Beth Gondek ...
Jess Browning
Wendell Smith ...
Walt Carpenter
Judy Mahbey ...
Virginia Carpenter
Steve Atkinson ...
Young Billy Nordham
Robert Lewis ...
Young Buddy Cooper
Lorretta Bailey ...
Mary Lou (Creature)
Howard Kruschke ...
Todd
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Storyline

When Hamilton High's Prom Queen of 1957, Mary Lou Maloney is killed by her jilted boyfriend, she comes back for revenge 30 years later. Bill Nordham is now the principal of Hamilton High and his son is about to attend the prom with Vicki Carpenter. However, she is possessed by Mary Lou Maloney after opening a trunk in the school's basement. Now Bill must face the horror he left behind in 1957. Written by Mark J. Popp <poppmj@cadvision.com>

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In 1957, Mary Lou Maloney went up in flames. Now she's back. And she's burning mad. See more »

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13 November 1987 (USA)  »

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Prom Night II  »

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$2,683,519 (USA)
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Trivia

Though the movie was filmed in 1987, relics of the movie could still be found at the junior high school where it was filmed. The black paint that covered the windows could still be seen until the windows in the school's library were replaced in early 2001. See more »

Goofs

Before Mary Lou's dress ignites, the bottom is several inches above the floor. When it ignites, it is just touching the floor. Then when Mary Lou is engulfed in flames, the bottom of the dress goes back to being several inches above the floor. See more »

Quotes

Vicki Carpenter: Forgive me Father, for I have sinned. I have done terrible things. I have hurt my friends. I have given into sexual desires with my boyfriend. I don't know what's happening to me.
Father Cooper: We all stray from the path of the Lord sometimes, child. But with penance, you will find your way again.
Vicki Carpenter: Will you help me Father?
Father Cooper: Of course, child.
Vicki Carpenter: Will you pray for me?
Father Cooper: Yes.
Vicki Carpenter: Will you fuck me?
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Connections

References Poltergeist (1982) See more »

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Little Darlin'
Written by Maurice Williams
Performed by The Diamonds
Courtesy of Polygram, Inc.
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Hints of German Expressionism
26 June 2003 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Though this movie often gets skewered on the message boards it is a delight for those who appreciate the high school horror films of the 80's. The acting is stale, the story is one we've all heard before but this film had some memorable touches. The locker room scene is one of my all-time favorite death scenes and this film used the art class paper cutter as a weapon way before Josh Hartnett wielded one in "The Faculty". The "living rocking horse" is definitely something viewers wont easily forget and that scene reminds me of horrors historical roots in cinema: that scene screams German Expressionism as much as the title sequence in "Nightmare on Elm Street". If you don't like camp, this movie will be hard to swallow, but if you're a fan of the B movies you rented as a kid just because the cover art looked creepy: bon apetit.


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