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Night Life (1989)

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Archie is a "brain" at a small town high school who works part-time at his uncle's mortuary and is harassed by a few of the popular kids because of it. His harassers die in an automobile ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Archie Melville
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Verlin Flanders
Cheryl Pollak ...
Charly Dorn
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John Devlin
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Frank
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Rog Davis
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Roberta Woods
Lisa Fuller ...
Joanie Snowland
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Allen Patumbo
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Randolph Whitlock
Warwick Deeping ...
Dwyer
John De Bello ...
Policeman #1 (as John DeBello)
G.E. Miller ...
Policeman #2
Ed White ...
Coroner
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Paramedic #1
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Archie is a "brain" at a small town high school who works part-time at his uncle's mortuary and is harassed by a few of the popular kids because of it. His harassers die in an automobile accident, and the bodies are taken to his uncle's mortuary. Archie is pulling a late night at the mortuary when he sees a storm brewing. Lighting strikes! They're alive! The preppie bullies continue to torment him - as zombies. Written by David McHale <60mchale@cua.edu>

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There's good reason to be afraid of the dark.

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9 January 1991 (USA)  »

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Campus Spirits  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Scott Grimes performed a fair share of his own stunts. See more »

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At 55.45 until 56.00 minutes, rain can be seen dripping off the camera itself. See more »

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"Fast Times at Walgren High."
11 November 2001 | by (Kentucky) – See all my reviews

Night Life is something I stumbled upon one night while haunting old video stores in search of a descent flick. I found something better. I found Night Life. Scott Grimes of Critters fame stars as the underdog hero is this unheard of horror comedy. I have never even heard anyone talk about this film, which really surprised me after watching it. In it, four super jackasses turn into four super zombies by a mixture of electricity and chemicals. It sounds like the usual, but it's definitely got it's own flare. The scene of the accident is bizarre stuff, it's weirdly shot. It feels more like a dream than a movie. It's my favorite of the film. There are some truly grotesque parts in the mortuary too. If you've never seen this movie, find it. You'll be in for a treat.


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