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Prom Night II (1987)

Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (original title)
Thirty years after her accidental death at her 1957 senior prom, the tortured spirit of prom queen Mary Lou Maloney returns to seek revenge.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
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Young Buddy Cooper
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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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16 October 1987 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$911,351 (USA) (15 November 1987)

Gross:

$2,683,519 (USA)
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Trivia

Brock Simpson is the only actor who appeared in all four Prom Night movies. See more »

Goofs

Mary Lou's hair changes length several times during her final scenes on the stage and in the prop room. See more »

Quotes

Mary Lou Maloney: Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned. It has been three months since my last confession. I've disobeyed my parents many times. I've taken the Lord's name in vain many times. I've had sinful relations, with boys at my school. Many boys, many times.
Priest: My child, these are great sins. You must prepare yourself for the consequences.
Mary Lou Maloney: Father, there's just one more thing.
Priest: What is it, my poor child?
Mary Lou Maloney: I loved every minute of it.
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Connections

Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Mary Lou
Written by Ronnie Hawkins
Performed by Ronnie Hawkins and the Hawks
Courtesy of Roulette Records
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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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