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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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)  »

Also Known As:

A Night on the Town  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$59,260 (USA) (3 November 1989)

Gross:

$76,325 (USA) (9 November 1989)
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Trivia

Four different houses were used in the Old Dark House sequence. One for the gate and driveway, one for the exterior, one for the interior, and a model for the POV and wide shots. 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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mullett of doom
14 March 2003 | by (nowhere) – See all my reviews

Yeah, the other reviews basically sum up the details on this one. However, nobody picked up on the awesomely 80's aspects of this movie.

Number one: the wraparound story: the killer has a mullett!!!! horrors! Number two: the haunted house story, shoulder pads!!!! ahhhhhh Number three: the lost girls: mini skirts, spandex dresses, teased bangs, sweaters, and yes, bangles. Terrors upon terrors! Number four: okay there wasn't anything particuarly awful about the late night caller one, well the main character's hair was pretty bad.

So all in all, After Midnight is cheesey, cliched, and not very scary, but it is lots of fun, and it was made in a decade of horrid fashion trends!


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