3.2/10
875
18 user 11 critic

Night Terrors (1993)

R | | Horror | 27 August 1996 (USA)
A young girl travels to Cairo to visit her father, and becomes unwillingly involved with a bizarre sadomasochistic cult led by the charismatic Paul Chevalier, who is a descendant of the ... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.00 (SD) on Amazon Video

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mortuary I (2005)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A family moves to a small town in California where they plan on starting a new life while running a long-abandoned funeral home. The locals fear the place, which is suspected to be on haunted ground.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Dan Byrd, Denise Crosby, Stephanie Patton
Eaten Alive (1976)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A psychotic redneck who owns a dilapidated hotel in rural East Texas kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Neville Brand, Mel Ferrer, Carolyn Jones
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Brad Dourif, Cynthia Bain, Jon Cypher
The Funhouse (1981)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Four teenage friends spend the night in a carnival funhouse and are stalked by a deformed man in a Frankenstein mask.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Elizabeth Berridge, Shawn Carson, Jeanne Austin
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades, but when renovations start, a series of murders take place.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Angela Bettis, Brent Roam, Marco Rodríguez
The Mangler (1995)
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A laundry folding machine is possessed by a demon from Hell.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Robert Englund, Ted Levine, Daniel Matmor
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Claire Craft, Helen Leary, Theo Morrison
Eggshells (1969)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Experimental allegorical story about a group of hippie students in Austin, Texas, who move into an old big house in the woods. However, something else is there and it's influencing them.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Ron Barnhart, Pamela Craig, Allen Danziger
Djinn (2013)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

An Emirati couple return home from a trip and discover that their new apartment has been built on a site that is home to some malevolent beings.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Aiysha Hart, Razane Jammal, Khalid Laith
The Dark (1979)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

An alien mutilator stalks and kills human prey during the night.

Directors: John 'Bud' Cardos, Tobe Hooper
Stars: William Devane, Cathy Lee Crosby, Richard Jaeckel
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A boy tries to stop aliens who have taken over his town and are attempting to brainwash its inhabitants.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Karen Black, Hunter Carson, Timothy Bottoms
I'm Dangerous Tonight (TV Movie 1990)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Ancient mummy of an Aztec priest is discovered. Unfortunately, the priest's cloak is cursed and anyone who wears it becomes a psychopathic killer. A student who turned into a dress and her college professor try to find it and destroy it.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Mädchen Amick, Corey Parker, Daisy Hall
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Marquis De Sade / Paul Chevaller
Zoe Trilling ...
Genie
...
Sabina
Juliano Mer-Khamis ...
Mahmoud (as Juliano Mer)
...
Beth
...
Dr. Matteson
Irit Sheleg ...
Fatima
Niv Cohen ...
Chuck
Doron Barbi ...
Ali
David Menachem ...
Arab Market Hustler
Jonathan Cherchi ...
Arab Market Hustler
Howard Rypp ...
Harry, Matteson's Assistant (as Howard Ripp)
...
Chuck's Father
Ya'ackov Banai ...
Chevalier's Servant (as Yakov Banai)
Joel Drori ...
Chevalier's Servant
Edit

Storyline

A young girl travels to Cairo to visit her father, and becomes unwillingly involved with a bizarre sadomasochistic cult led by the charismatic Paul Chevalier, who is a descendant of the Marquis de Sade. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong sexuality and violence, and for language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

27 August 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tobe Hooper's Night Terrors  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Director Gerry O'Hara left the project because he didn't want to shoot a screenplay which envisioned the De Sade character in the 18th century. See more »

Soundtracks

Sound the Trumpet
Music by Henry Purcell
Orchestrations by Dov Seltzer
Played by The New Philharmonia Orchestra with the Opera Choir
Solo Contra Tenor: Peter Terry
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Tobe Hooper continues his downward slide
6 June 2003 | by (Ohio, USA) – See all my reviews

Genie (Zoe Trilling) arrives in Egypt to visit her hypocritical, bible-quoting archeologist father (William Finley) and attracts the attention of a group of cultists led by a descendant of the Marquis de Sade (Robert Englund). Englund also plays de Sade in flashbacks, ranting in his cell. Genie is led astray by Mohammed (Juliano Merr), who rides around naked on a horse and Sabina (Alona Kamhi), a bisexual who introduces her to opium smoking, which leads to a wild hallucination featuring topless harem dancers, a woman simulating oral sex on a snake, an orgy and her father preaching in the background! Meanwhile, black hooded cult members decapitate, gouge out eyeballs and slit throats. When Genie is slipped drugs in her tea, she imagines de Sade hanging from a cross, a gold-painted woman in a leafy g-string and herself bloody on a bed covered in snakes. It's all because she's the reincarnation of de Sade's lost love.

This typically sleazy Harry Alan Towers production is redundant, seedy and pretty senseless, but the sets, costumes, cinematography and location work are all excellent and at least there's always something going on.

Score: 3 out of 10


3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Descendant or Reincarnation? smileyking1975
William Finley smileyking1975
Discuss Night Terrors (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?