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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:
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Allison Barron ...
Alvin Alexis ...
Harold Ayer ...
Old Man
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Sal (as William Gallo)
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Karen Ericson ...
Judy's Mother
Lance Fenton ...
Jay
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Billy (as Donnie Jeffcoat Jr.)
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Clerk #1 / Demon Voices
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Clerk #2
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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>

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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

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Release Date:

14 October 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Halloween Party  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$3,109,904
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Linnea Quigley had to come in and practice eye-gouging. See more »

Goofs

In the convenience store, the repeated sounds from the arcade machine are actually from the Atari 2600 home version of Pac-Man. See more »

Quotes

Suzanne: Do you guys have sour balls?
Convenience Store Clerk: Why sure we do.
Suzanne: Too bad. I bet you don't get many blow jobs.
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Connections

References The Return of the Living Dead (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Computer Date
Written by Dennis Michael Tenney
Performed by Dennis Michael Tenney, Steve Ring, Tim Wojan
Engineered by John Altman
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A definite Halloween piece for the squeamish
25 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

I own the video to "Night of the Demons" and usually watch it in the autumn part of the season. I thought it had its moments with some of the demons possessing the party-goers. The house which appears like an old funeral home or closed down mansion, gives off a cold, mean-spirited aura. This of course adds to the dread that the movie heaves. The acting I might add is at times atrocious, but redeems itself by slick use of make-up and the claustrophobia of being closed in and around the darkened climate. There are quite a few eerie sequences going on, and you never know who may pop out, or who might be possessed. Its not the greatest horror spoof, but it works in ways than other cheap attempts. I would recommend this feature for those who want that Halloween spirit added to their thrills. Rated **


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