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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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Cast

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
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

Mary Lou Maloney is the only character to appear in more than one Prom Night film. 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

Bill Nordham: [final line] Hey, kids. They're playing our song... Let's cruise.
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Connections

Spoofs Carrie (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Mary Lou
Written by Ronnie Hawkins
Performed by Ronnie Hawkins and the Hawks
Courtesy of Roulette Records
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"Tell you a story bout a Mary Lou.."
30 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I could not consciously give this film anything more than a 7 rating despite the fact that I really like it because it and the subsequent sequels and the remake of "Prom Night" have absolutely NOTHING to do with the original! This would be a great film on it's own, I don't know why the producers saw it necessary to leach onto the "Prom Night" title when this is actually a totally different movie. It's not really all that scary but it is a campy little horror flick about a prom queen who dies in a fire on stage in front of the entire school just before she is about to receive her crown. She dies before our eyes but returns to haunt the high school 30 years later and posses the soul of one prom queen hopeful. Michael Ironside puts on a great performance in this as the man responsible for Mary Lou's fiery death who later becomes the high school principal and whose son is dating the girl who has been possessed by the spirit of the vengeful Mary Lou. There are a couple of attempts to blatantly rip off "The Excorcist" and some inconsistencies in the story line but all in all this is a fun little flick and you don't need to watch the original to appreciate it since it's a totally different movie.


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