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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

Wisconsky mentions she is from Castle Rock, home to many other Stephen King books and movies. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where they find the trap-door and climb down, right before the one lady falls, a man in a floral shirt is clearly visible on the right hand side of the screen sitting there in the dark. 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 Soapdish (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

THEY'RE GONE
Written by Scott Reeder
Performed by Scott Reeder
Produced by Anthony Marinelli and Brian Banks (uncredited)
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Pretty gruesome horror film.
28 May 2005 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

In Gates Falls,Maine,an old textile mill that has been closed down for many years is reopened.The place is dirty,run down,and overrun with huge rats.The graveyard shift is operated by a skeleton crew,just enough to keep it going.This is where we meet John Hall,a young drifter who gets hired on to work with the crew.The plant which is infested with rats also harbors something much larger,deep in it's cotton filled bowels,something that wants to come up to the surface.The crew of the graveyard shift are about to come face to face with what's underneath the factory."Graveyard Shift" is loosely based on Stephen King's short story.The film is fast-paced and entertaining and offers some gore plus a few shocks.Many people trashed this horror film,but I don't care."Graveyard Shift" is still much better than bloodless and politically correct horror garbage produced today.The cast is decent and the production design provides plenty of eerie atmosphere.Give this one a look.9 out of 10.


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