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After Midnight (1989)

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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")
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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)
Penelope Sudrow ...
Kelly (segment "A Night on the Town")
Nadine Van der Velde ...
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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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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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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This film was shot in 38 days. See more »

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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 »

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A sub-standard 'horror' anthology
30 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen.this one since I was like 14, and the only scene that I vividly remember was the ending of the first segment, the rest of the movie was vague, but all of it came back to me after watching it anew tonight. It hasn't aged well one bit. Aside from seeing a pre- Californication Pamela Adlon the whole thing wasn't that entertaining. The acting was average (for an '80's horror film) but its not frightening in the least. Only the aforementioned first story is even meagerly watchable, the second tale is OK at a stretch but lacks a true ending, the third was stale, uninspired and painful to sit through. Then we get to the ending,,,, holy Jebus is the ending atrocious you have no idea. But yea safe to say this isn't my favorite movie.


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