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Initiation: Silent Night, Deadly Night 4 (1990)

Video  -  Horror  -  21 November 1990 (USA)
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A reporter investigating the bizarre death of a woman who leaped from a building in flames finds herself mixed up in a cult of witches who are making her part of their sacrificial ceremony during the Christmas season.

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A female reporter investigates the death of a woman who, on fire, leapt off of a building to her death. Her investigation leads her to discover the existence of a strange cult dedicated Egyptan god Isis--and the cult wants her as its new queen. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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The director of "Return of the Living Dead 3" and the producer of "Ticks" brings you a new skin crawling dimension in terror. See more »

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Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation  »

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This marks the first of two times Clint Howard plays a character named Ricky. He is the only actor to play him more than once (not counting archive footage). It is unclear if he is playing the same character from the first two films. See more »

Goofs

After Kim leaves the office Christmas party, she stumbles out into the street and sees Ricky standing beside his parked car to her right; the license plate on the car, however, is backwards, indicating that the shot was reversed in order for it to match up with the direction Kim was looking. See more »

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Ricky: [picks up a hamburger from the street and opens it] Oww. No fucking cheese!
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Silent Night, Deadly Night: Part 2 (2010) See more »

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The Yuzna touch prevails
22 February 2005 | by (north dakota) – See all my reviews

I'm a huge Brian Yuzna fan, it all began after watching the classic horror/comedy Re-Animator.

This fourth installment of the moderately entertaining Silent Night Deadly Night franchise is far better than the previous three. Granted I was disappointed when Santa never made an appearance in this film, but Yuzna ands ingredients that had been lacking from the original three films.

Screaming Mad George's effects are always first rate, the giant bugs were marvelous and gross at the same time. How does he do it? Lead actress Neith Hunter is a very capable actress, and much like other Yuzna flicks(Re-Animator's Barbara Crampton & Progeny's Jillian McWhirter) isn't afraid to showcase some skin here and there.

I absolutely hate Ron Howard's talentless brother Clint, but much like Tori Spelling in Sol Goode, his minuscule talents were suited for the role.

Go ahead and rent it if your a fan of decent low budget horror flicks.


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