Night of the Demons (1988)

R  |   |  Horror  |  14 October 1988 (USA)
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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. ... See full summary »


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


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 <>

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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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Release Date:

14 October 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Halloween Party  »

Box Office


$1,200,000 (estimated)


$3,109,904 (USA)

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Shot in four weeks. See more »


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 »


Frannie: Max, what're you doing?
Max: I'm just checking out an old legend about this place, come here! Judy, come here, will ya? Come here, listen.
Judy Cassidy: [uses his stethoscope on the ground by the brick wall sealing off the house] Water!
Max: Yeah, an underground stream. According to legend it completely surrounds the property, this wall was built right on top of it.
Jay Jansen: A brick wall on top of an underground stream? Now there's a stroke of engineering genius.
Max: Well the wall was built to mark the stream, supposedly the evil ...
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Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Night of the Demon (2010) See more »


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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8 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Night of the Demons is a great movie and an excellent example of how good low-budget can be. Sure, much of it is fairly predictable, but somehow it's still much more enjoyable than the crap we see these days being passed off as "Horror". I give the gore a solid 9, and the Demons' one-liners are actually funny. I'm still creeped out by "Stop looking at me!" The soundtrack is well done, I was surprised to hear "Stigmata Martyr" from Bauhaus! There is also some very nice T&A on display, as well as some hella good make-up effects. The second film in the series is pretty good too, but avoid the inferior third one. Night of the Demons may be dated, dark, and low-rent, but it still has a lot of potential. It's definitely worth a rental at least. Give it a chance tonight, just stay away from any old makeup! (you'll understand when you see it!)

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