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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

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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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Mary Lou is back ... God help the students of Hamilton High. 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

Almost every character in the film shares a last name with a cult film director (especially horror directors) such as Wes Craven, Stephen King, George A. Romero, Tod Browning, Joe Dante, John Carpenter, John Waters and Frank Henenlotter. See more »

Goofs

Extremely obvious rubber pullover head mask on the transformation creature of Mary Lou towards the end of the movie. You can visibly see the rubber neck edging of the pullover mask stand off the actor's neck by at least two inches. This bad makeup job runs all the way across the front of the actors neck as the creature stands up on stage to full stance. See more »

Quotes

Vicki Carpenter: Places to go, people to kill!
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Connections

Referenced in Nightmare in Canada: Canadian Horror on Film (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Hello Mary Lou
Written by Cayet Mangiaracina
Performed by Ricky Nelson
Courtesy of EMI America Records
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21 May 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Hello Mary Lou isn't the most entertaining horror I've seen but it's fairly decent and something always seems to be happening. There's no gore at all but there's plenty of silliness. There seems to be a weird religious edge to it as well, as the girl possessed by Mary Lou asks the priest: "Will you pray for me?...Will you f**k me?" There's a hilarious line from the priest during a funeral, when he comments that the death should remind everyone of violence seen every day in life, on TV, and in films. Other funny scenes include a girl being pulped in between two lockers, Mary Lou's corpse bursting out of Vicki's body, and an exploding grave. These are not as cool as they sound, but will still bring a smile to your face.

I would give this a watch if you enjoy 80's horror films. It's not the best, but it's got enough wholesome cheesiness to pass the time.


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