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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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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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1.85 : 1
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Linnea Quigley (Suzanne) and special effects artist Steve Johnson met when she came in to get the mold for her fake breasts done. They were later married. See more »


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 »


Frannie: Hey guys, how about a past life seance?
Suzanne: A what?
Frannie: A past life seance. You know, we all sit around, look in a mirror, and see our past lives.
Stooge: What kind of drugs are we gonna need for this?
Suzanne: Cool.
[holds up her compact]
Suzanne: Will this do?
Angela: I'm afraid not, Suzanne, we need one we can all look into at once.
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Should be terrible...but...its not...
21 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

Very low budget, low quality special effects, terrible acting, and not very probable...these all should spell "Bad Movie". But, for Night of the Demons, I'll make an exception. This movie isn't "so bad its good". I hate that philosophy, and I will never use that for a movie. If its "so bad" then it really is "so bad", not "good". This movie was NOT strong on storyline. The storyline does not make much sense at all, I mean, its consistent for the most part, but very improbable. The acting was the worst quality of the movie. The acting was horrid. Most of the actors were probably poor college kids looking for extra money. But, the scares were GREAT! The characters were better acting when possessed than as normal people. I liked Rodger, the main character. He was realistic and different. Judy wasn't all that bad, she played a good "screamer". Angela was alright as well. I did like Sal Romero, his accent was actually funny. He was one of the 3 people (Rodger and Judy) to actually have a brain. The old man was funny as hell also. Reminds me of my neighbor but 10x worse. ANother good thing was that all the actors were no-name, so you couldn't tell who was next, who would make it out and whatnot. I rate this a 6.5/10, but since 6.5 cant be chosen, I'll round it up to 7/10. Watch if your in the mood for a mindless B-horror movie.

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