2.8/10
177
12 user 5 critic

Midnight Movie Massacre (1988)

A Martian begins to attack the patrons and staff of a movie theater during the 1950's as a low budget science fiction film plays on the screen.

Directors:

(as Larry Jacobs),
Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Col Carlyle
...
David Staffer
Tom Hutsler
Margi Robbins ...
(as Margie Robbins)
Mary Stevens
Duke Howze
Andrew Goodman
Lori Davis
Tamara Sue Hill
Susan Murphy
Brad Bittiker
Stuart Allen
Charity Case
Dwayne Clark

What You Missed at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

From the madness of the convention floor to the emotional panel reveals and star-studded interviews, catch up on all the unforgettable sights from Comic-Con.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Edit

Storyline

Set in the '50s in a movie theatre showing a serial called "Space Patrol," this particular episode being "Back from the Future." The evil scientist on the serial goes back to the '50s and his crew members have to chase him. Meanwhile at the theatre, patrons busy themselves doing strange things. An alien has landed and is eliminating theatre staff and patrons. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 May 1988 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Attack from Mars  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Filmed in 1984, not released until 1988. See more »

Goofs

Although the movie on-screen flashes that it's a Republic serial in color, Republic never made a color serial. See more »

Quotes

Fat nerd: [excitedly] Over there! It's the Sweater Girl from Mars! There she is! I'll bet she's got nipples as big as flapjacks!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: God's Club (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Every Part Of You
Composed & Arranged by Bill R. Crain
Lyrics by Brian Hicks
Vocals by Ronnie Ward
Recorded at BRC MUSIC PRODUCTIONS Kansas City, Missouri
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Beyond Campy
16 July 1999 | by (Southern California) – See all my reviews

As one of the screenwriters, this film surprised even me. It's beyond campy. What started out as a reprise of an old television show called "Space Patrol," turned into "Midnight Movie Massacre." It was an interesting transition to say the least. I wrote Space Patrol and by gosh it's in the movie... up on the screen in a theater where a bunch of folks go to watch it. Then a monster (from Mars as it turns out) lands on top of the theater and begins to eat the theater goers one at a time. I must say the film does look good. Some of the scenes go a bit far with the gags (and I do mean gags). All in all, though, it isn't too bad. I hope it will come back to haunt me one day as a screenwriter.


12 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?