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Graveyard Shift (1990)

 -  Horror  -  26 October 1990 (USA)
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In a very old textile mill, with a serious rat infestation, the workers discover a horrifying secret deep in the basement.

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In a very old textile mill, with a serious rat infestation, the workers discover a horrifying secret deep in the basement.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

worker | mill | textile mill | basement | rat | See more »

Taglines:

Stephen King took you to the edge with The Shining and Pet Sematary. This time......he pushes you over.

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Horror

Certificate:

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Release Date:

26 October 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Stephen King's Graveyard Shift  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$11,582,891 (USA)
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Trivia

The name of the mill is "Bachman Mills". "Bachman" is a pseudonym used by Stephen King, upon whose short story the movie was based. See more »

Goofs

When Moxy, the dog, is given a shot of liquor it changes levels between camera shots. See more »

Quotes

Nordello: This'll teach you to FIRE ME!
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Crazy Credits

The end credits have a strange theme song with the cast members saying stuff from the movie. See more »

Connections

References The 'Burbs (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

BLUE HOUR
By Steven Moos, Norman Harris, Alfons Kettner
Performed by The Metropolitans
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I love this film to death. It's one of my childhood favorites. It's incredible how a film can constantly stay in your memory and ignite such excitement thinking back on it through the years as this one does. A solid horror film, one of the best ever made. It should be watched every year on Halloween to celebrate it. And every actor that was in it should be hunted down and hailed. This film is such a masterpiece, it has every ingredient possible to create a true and complete horror film: Extreme terror and gore, a creepy old mill and cemetery, a cool handsome hero, an evil ugly boss, a wacky exterminator, a small forbidden town, an unspeakable monster below, a dirty job, a kick-ass title, great lines, great music, comedy, what more can you ask for??? It's impossible to get every atmospheric scene and campy character out of my mind. It's one hell of a joy ride. A must see for serious horror buffs. Will you survive the Graveyard Shift?


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