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Larry Robinson ...
Orderly
Lisa Nichols ...
Nurse
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Young Henry Collins
Irfan Mensur ...
Young Father Cane
Charles Cragin ...
Malius
Elvis Restaino ...
Jake (as Robert Restraino)
Melissa Blanchard ...
Campus Girl
Jeffrey Miller ...
Ralph
Dennis Gallant ...
Man in Bar
Laura Carney ...
Liz
Kate Delay ...
Susan
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Eric
Scott Bell ...
Pete
Johnny Askwith ...
Bartender
Ted Clark ...
Ned Bara
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25 years ago at Winfield College, psycho-priest Zachary Malius murdered seven frat boys and was put away in the local asylum. Now, however, the same fraternity stages a prank from which Malius is inadvertently set free and returns to the house to repeat his crime... Written by Chrys Hudson <hudson103@hotmail.com>

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A potentially creepy character wasted in an awful film.
8 October 2007 | by (Hampshire, England) – See all my reviews

When a couple of frat boys break into an insane asylum as part of a Hell Night prank, they release an evil being who has been trapped there for the past 25 years. The demon then proceeds to kill everyone who crosses his path, using a wickedly pointed mountaineering pick as his weapon of choice.

Happy Hell Night is a low budget piece of trash that is, for the most part, pretty awful; the acting is uniformly lousy and the direction uninspired, but, fortunately, the film does deliver a fair amount of (mostly unconvincing) gore and a touch of nudity from a couple of babes, making it just about bearable.

Charles Cragin, as the killer, is fairly creepy to look at—pale and bald with completely black eyes—but his aura of menace is diluted whenever he is given lines to speak. After each kill, the character makes a lame quip with a voice which sounds like he's been gulping back helium—Freddy Krueger he ain't!

Finally, after almost everyone at a frat house party are slaughtered, two brothers (and the slapper they have both been humping) attempt to send the demon back to hell.

Happy Hell Night is silly, instantly forgettable, and only really worth a watch if bad horror movies are your passion.


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