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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.


(as Kevin S. Tenney)



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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 <davidz_drummer_chic@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Rue McClanahan - choreographer Amelia Kinkade's aunt - paid a visit to the set. See more »


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


Angela: [shouts] Come on! Your face looks fine. I have never seen anyone spend so much time in a mirror!
Suzanne: Relax! I just wanna look good for the boys. You did remember to invite some cute boys to the party I hope.
Angela: Of course I did, and we're gonna scare the shit out of them.
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Edited into Night of the Demons III (1997) 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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Why didn't I get an invitation ?
21 November 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a great horror film for people who don't want all that vomit-retching gore and sensationalism. This movie has equal amounts of horror, suspense, humor, and even a little light nudity, but nothing big. Linnea Quigley isn't over the top as she was in "Return of the Living Dead" where she danced naked on a crypt, but she is still essentially the same slutty character. Cathy Podewell is a virginal and chaste character before going on to "Dallas," and we are also introduced to Amelia [soon Mimi] Kinkade,the sexy and sinister would-be dark matron of the house. As she and Linnea are possessed and take over the house, they reanimate the bodies of their dead friends to scare the limits out of the survivors. I've heard a lot of people compare this movie to "The Evil Dead," but if anything, this movie is a rival to that one the same way Freddie rivaled Jason.This movie series though is far superior to that one !

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