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Night of the Demons (1988)

Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hal Havins ...
Allison Barron ...
Alvin Alexis ...
Harold Ayer ...
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Sal (as William Gallo)
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Judy
Karen Ericson ...
Judy's Mother
Lance Fenton ...
Jay
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Billy (as Donnie Jeffcoat Jr.)
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James W. Quinn ...
Clerk #1 / Demon Voices
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Clerk #2
Amelia Kinkade ...
Angela (as Mimi Kinkade)
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Philip Tanzini ...
Max
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Storyline

On the night of Halloween, 10 teens decide to go to a party at an abandoned funeral parlor. "Hull House", rumored to be built on an evil patch of land & underground stream, is the place. While starting the party, the teens gather around a big mirror to perform a seance...BIG MISTAKE. They awaken some evil force and find themselves trapped and taken over one by one. Now it's a battle for who can survive and cross over the stream before going to hell.... Written by Crystal <davidz_drummer_chic@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Angela is having a party, Jason and Freddy are too scared to come. But You'll have a hell of a time.

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

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Release Date:

14 October 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Halloween Party  »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$3,109,904 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Produced for a very modest $1.2 million, the film racked up outrageously large grosses in its limited release. Debuting in Detroit, it hit New York City at Thanksgiving and earned $3.109m, holding screens until the end of the year. See more »

Goofs

In the final escape scene, Roger and Judy scale the high wall by grabbing the barbed wire running along it. When Roger falls over the wall, we see no visible means of scaling the wall from the outer side, yet he is somehow able to climb back up to the top to rescue Judy. See more »

Quotes

Angela: Judy, Rodger, where you going? The party's just begun.
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Connections

Featured in My Demon Nights (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

The Beast Inside
Written by Dennis Michael Tenney
Performed by Dennis Michael Tenney, Rick Lowe, Paul Ojeda, Steve Ring, Bobby Thompson
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Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

 
The original and still the best
23 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Two sequels and a lame remake doesn't do anything to diminish the fun of this original film wherein a diverse group of high school seniors attend a Halloween party being thrown by 'weird' Angela at the deserted supposedly haunted Hull House. After staging an impromptu séance, demons come out to show these boys and girls how to really party.

I'm surprised with how well this movies has held up. Yea there's a bit of dated 80's humor but for the most part it still works surprisingly well. Plus they just don't make Scream Queens like Linnea anymore, she's awesome in both this and 'Return of the Living Dead"

Eye Candy: Cathy Podewell shows her butt; Jill Terashita goes topless; and scream queen Linnea Quigley goes full frontal


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