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Night of the Demons (1988)

 -  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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Horror

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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

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 Italian version at the beginning of the movie the characters talk about a party for "Carnevale", while later in the movie when they're going inside Hull House, they talk about "Halloween" or "Ognisanti". See more »

Quotes

Judy Cassidy: [Jay's body is possessed by a demon now and his eyes gouged out] Oh Jay no!
Jay Jansen: [Possessed] Why has thou forsaken me?
Angela: [Possessed] What's the matter Judy? Don't you like your blind date?
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References Rocky (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Stigmata Martyr
Composed and Performed by Bauhaus
Published 4.A.D.
1985 Beggar's Banquet Ltd.
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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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