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After Midnight (1989)

Horror anthology about a college professor (Zada) teaching a course called "The Psychology of Fear". He brings his students (including psychic McWhirter) to his home, one dark and stormy ... See full summary »

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Jennifer (segment "A Night on the Town")
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Alex (segment "All Night Operator")
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Kevin (segment "The Old Dark House")
Ed Monaghan ...
Russ (segment "Allison's Story")
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Richard (segment "All Night Operator")
Monique Salcido ...
Lisa (segment "A Night on the Town")
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Cheryl (segment "Allison's Story) (as Pamela Segall)
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Kelly (segment "A Night on the Town")
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Joan (segment "The Old Dark House")
Tracy Wells ...
Amy (segment "A Night on the Town")
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Prof. Edward Derek (segment "Allison's Story")
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Allison (segment "Allison's Story")
Patty Avery ...
Pat (segment "Allison's Story")
Kent Burden ...
Ron (segment "Allison's Story")
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Vanessa (segment "All Night Operator")
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Storyline

Horror anthology about a college professor (Zada) teaching a course called "The Psychology of Fear". He brings his students (including psychic McWhirter) to his home, one dark and stormy night to tell scary stories. The first involves a young couple whose car breaks down by an old, abandoned house. The second has four trendy teenage girls getting lost in a bad part of town, and chased by a pack of vicious dogs. Last, we have Helgenberger confronting a stalker at the answering service where she works the night shift. Written by Dzong A.D. Tranchina

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Anything Can Happen in the Dark. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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3 November 1989 (USA)  »

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A Night on the Town  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The opening sequence for the segment "The Old Dark House" was filmed in three different places. See more »

Goofs

In "Girls Night Out", the convertible top is black in the majority of the story, but when Amy gets out of the car to run from the dogs, when it is white. See more »

Quotes

Prof. Edward Derek (segment "Allison's Story"): Being human, I am both unpredictable and dangerous.
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References The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) See more »

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Flat horror anthology
23 October 2010 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

After watching "After Midnight", I find it hard to believe that a major studio (MGM/UA) picked up this independent production. Though at the same time, I can understand why this major studio decided to not give it a big release. This is an unscary and lazy movie that doesn't seem to fully understand what the audience expects in a horror anthology. Two of the four stories told in the movie have no twists at the end! Two of the stories also start off with the same premise (drivers in a remote area getting car problems.) And each of the stories has things that don't make sense when you think about them afterwards. The only good thing about the movie was some fairly impressive stop-motion animation near the very end, but that only lasts a few seconds. Even if you love horror anthologies like I do, you can safely skip this one.


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