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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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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

Tom Savini was attached to direct the film in the late 1980's but pulled out due to lack of studio interest. 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

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

Referenced in Benny's Video (1992) 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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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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