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Graveyard Shift (1990)

R | | Horror | 26 October 1990 (USA)
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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Storyline

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

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

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Release Date:

26 October 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Stephen King's Graveyard Shift  »

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Budget:

$10,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$11,582,891 (USA)
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Trivia

When John and Jane are in the cafe together, there is a customer sitting in the booth behind them reading a paperback of "Ben." "Ben" is a story of a socially dysfunctional boy who befriends a rat and uses other rats to extract revenge upon others. See more »

Goofs

When John meets the Exterminator his t-shirt is covered with sweat stains from the intense heat. When John sits down, his shirt is completely dry. See more »

Quotes

Warwick: [to the monster] We're going to hell together!
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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

Referenced in Jeepers Creepers II (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

BAD BOYS
By Charlie Daniels, William Digregorio, Tommy Crain, Freddie
Edwards & Charlie Hayward
Performed by The Charlie Daniels Band
Charlie Daniels performs courtesy of CBS Records
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Good late eighties flick
17 November 2005 | by (Sleesburg, VA.) – See all my reviews

I first saw this film back in 1991 and was not to impressed. It wasn't until about 7 years ago I decided to watch the film again and give it a second chance. It's a good thing I did because the film is actually rather good. The characters are interesting enough, especially Brad Douriff's character as the exterminator, but I think what makes this film worth watching was the atmosphere. It is very dark and you get the feeling through the whole movie something is horribly wrong. I think it was one of the better Stephen King adaptations to screen (even if it is loosely based on the short story). I give it a 7. Worth while for any horror buff simply for the mood of the film.


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