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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hal Havins ...
Allison Barron ...
Alvin Alexis ...
Harold Ayer ...
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Sal (as William Gallo)
Cathy Podewell ...
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>

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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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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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Trivia

Had the film opened nationwide with the numbers it earned in Detroit, it was projected to have earned $13 million domestically in its opening weekend - which would have ranked it amongst the top grossing horror films of its decade. See more »

Goofs

When possessed Frannie and Max come out of the coffin they're both naked, but at the end of the movie they're wearing clothes again. Since they're possessed, it makes no sense for them to put on their clothes. See more »

Quotes

Angela: Blessed be the sinners, for the day of atonement is at hand.
Sal: Say what?
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Connections

Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Night of the Demon (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Victims Of The Press
Written by Dennis Michael Tenney and Kevin Tenney (as Kevin S. 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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