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Night Visitor (1989)

A student known for telling stories witnesses a murder, the latest in a series of satanic killings of hookers.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathleen Bailey ...
Jovanni Brascia ...
Mrs. Colton
Ann Dane ...
Sam Loomis
Zachary Willard
Ronald 'Ron' Devereaux
Bruce Kimmel ...
Nancy McLendon ...
Stanley Willard
Bernstein (as Michael Rosen)
Captain Crane
Derek Rydall ...
Billy Colton
Alain Silver ...
Thornhill (as Alain Joel Silver)


A student known for telling stories witnesses a murder, the latest in a series of satanic killings of hookers.

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Release Date:

12 May 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Never Cry Devil  »

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$166,635 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Music and Lyrics by John Loeffler and John Siegler
Performed by Eric Troyer
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satanists who are ordinary people make for a pretty ordinary horror movie
8 July 2005 | by (Upstate New York) – See all my reviews

A pair of satanists drive around in an old black Cadillac, picking up hookers to sacrifice. A high school student who's always telling tall tales (I was late to school because my mother burned her hair when her hairdryer exploded!) tries to get closer to a female friend, and meets a sexy older woman who moves in next door.

The high schooler witnesses a murder, and even though when the police show up the body is there as described, murdered when and how he described, they don't believe him when he says who the killer is. I found that a bit hard to believe, even given his penchant for making up stories.

A bit randomly, his best friend is a smartass named Sam Loomis, like Donald Pleasance's character in Halloween.

The satanists (of which there are only two) kill some women in their car, and some in their house. They don't seem to actually have any satanic powers.

There's a few recognizable faces in the movie. Michael J. Pollard plays a sort of character he's played before, a man with the mind of a child. Henry Gibson shows up briefly as a police consultant on satanic crimes. Richard Roundtree plays a cop, as he has a thousand times. Elliot Gould is a family friend who the student tries to enlist.

The movie never really takes off at any point. The ending concludes things, and then follows with a musical montage and a freeze-frame which struck me as silly.

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