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Midnight Skater -- Something strange is happening on a small-town college campus...Students have been disappearing and the only clues left behind are a bloody corpse and the name "Midnight Skater."


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10 September 2002 (USA) See more »
What does he have to do with a psycho killer and a college campus full of blood-thirsty zombies? See more »
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amusing super-low budget gorefest; handy having a machete-wielding psycho when there's zombies! See more (9 total) »


  (in credits order)
Cory Maidens ... Richard Norton
Mike Neeson ... Midnight Skater
Nick Jackson ... Bruce
Ashleigh Holeman ... Kim
Lucas Campbell ... Pete (as Luke Campbell)
Jen Meissner ... Shelly
Roza Haidet ... Annie
Andrew Campbell ... Danny
Ezra Haidet ... Alvin
Erin Gannon ... Heather

Tom Cosma ... Tim
Stacy Silvers ... Dealer 1
Rachel Mari Bishop ... Dealer 2 (as John Ed Bishop)
Matt Kelley ... Pizza Dude
Colleen McGuire ... Victim 1
Sarah Rinear ... Victim 2
Matt Trahan ... Greaser Kid
Elias Newton ... Excited Kid
Jesse McMahon ... Hippie Kid
Dustin Schule ... Wastoid Kid
Andrew Mercer ... Underwear Kid
Stu Campbell ... Young Alvin (as Stuart Campbell)
Dylan Schafer ... Young Danny
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joe Adkins ... Zombie
Jesse Berhene ... Zombie
Jeff Haynes ... Zombie
Matt Mackey ... Zombie
Crazy Carl Robinson ... Teacher Zombie
Meri Ruble ... Zombie
John Seifert ... Zombie
Johnny Seifert ... Zombie 2
Mike Widick ... Zombie 1
Deanna Widuck ... Zombie

Directed by
Lucas Campbell 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Andrew Campbell 
Lucas Campbell 
Stacy Silvers 

Produced by
Andrew Campbell .... producer
Original Music by
Lucas Campbell 
Matt Trahan 
Cinematography by
Lucas Campbell 
Film Editing by
Andrew Campbell 
Lucas Campbell 
Casting by
Andrew Campbell 
Lucas Campbell 
Stacy Silvers 
Art Direction by
Ezra Haidet 
Makeup Department
Lucas Campbell .... makeup artist
Erin Gannon .... makeup artist
Ezra Haidet .... makeup department head
Ezra Haidet .... special makeup effects artist
Roza Haidet .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Andrew Campbell .... assistant director
Art Department
Andrew Campbell .... props
Lucas Campbell .... props
Erin Gannon .... props
Ezra Haidet .... props
Special Effects by
Ezra Haidet .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
Ezra Haidet .... visual effects supervisor
Music Department
Ryan Olinger .... composer: theme music

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USA:91 min

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Crew or equipment visible: In the very first shot the cameraman's shadow is visible alongside that of the midnight skater.See more »
Richard Norton:That's the best sex *I* ever had with a dead body whose arm was cut off that I was using to spank myself on the ass!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Red Skulls (2005) (V)See more »
Beware the Midnight SkaterSee more »


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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
amusing super-low budget gorefest; handy having a machete-wielding psycho when there's zombies!, 3 June 2005
Author: FieCrier from Upstate New York

Someone is skateboarding around a college campus at midnight, tagging buildings with graffiti. A group of students upset by that decide to try to identify him. Meanwhile, Richard is a psycho who kills women or any guy who angers him. Meanwhile, a Jay and Silent Bob-type pair of drug dealers are pushing "Z," which turns out to have the unfortunate side effect of turning people into zombies. Meanwhile, Richard's geeky roommate Alvin is making chainmail, and is getting annoyed by Richard's red "hair dye" in the shower, and the smelly "roadkill" in the trash.

So, there's actually a bunch of things going on here, which must all meet up somehow. There are a number of characters, but they're pretty easy to keep straight. The women are cute, particularly Victims 1 & 2, and Kim and Annie. The acting is pretty amateur-level, but not completely terrible. The zombies are mostly white-faced and black-eyed, though there are some gorier-looking ones. Gore effects, like arms or heads being cut off are pretty good, and covered with a lot of blood. No nudity in it, closest being a zombie in his underwear... although two guys have their (prostetic) penises exposed and they don't fare too well.

Marks against it include the terrible lighting. Night scenes are very grainy - the camera clearly wasn't designed for those. Indoor scenes tend to be very yellow, like the camera wasn't white-balanced. Sometimes people are poorly lit, while others are overlit. Sound is at times a problem - you can hear the edits as the background noise starts and stops. One bit seemed to have lost the dialog.

Apart from the theme song, the credits indicate the soundtrack is provided by CD Truth, Sexual Tension, Kill the Hippies, Lords of the Highway, Dexter Chumley Attack, and The Pirates Who Carve Out Your Eyes and {IMDb prohibited four letter word for urinate} In Your Eye Sockets (!). Can't say I noticed that much music in the movie. There's some surf music which steals a riff from the Munsters theme, and some sort of speed metal with gibberish singing.

What can I say? I was actually fairly amused for the whole running time. Not bad for a low, low budget movie.

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