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Prom Night (2008)

PG-13 | | Horror, Mystery | 11 April 2008 (USA)
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Donna's senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, though a sadistic killer from her past has different plans for her and her friends.

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Ronnie Heflin (as Collins Curtis Pennié Robinson)
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Rick Leland
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Dr. Elisha Crowe (as Ming Wen)
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Uncle Jack Turner
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Storyline

Donnas senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, one of magic, beauty, and love. Surrounded by her best friends, she should be safe from the horrors of her dark past. But when the night turns from magic to murder there is only one man who could be responsible, the man she thought was gone forever. Now, Donna and her friends must find a way to escape the sadistic rampage of an obsessed killer, and survive their Prom Night. Written by Davi Silva

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Ein Abend für den mancher morden würde. (Germany) See more »

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Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and terror, some sexual material, underage drinking, and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

11 April 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Noche de graduación sangrienta  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,804,941, 13 April 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$43,869,350, 29 May 2008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$57,197,876
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The movie Donna and Bobby are watching in her bedroom is Can't Hardly Wait (1998), oddly enough a movie about a guy who is obsessed with a girl. See more »

Goofs

During one of the dancing sequences, gold strips of confetti fall from the ceiling to the dance floor. However, when the camera angle changes and the music stops, the confetti has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Lisa: What color is your dress?
Donna: It's a champagne color. Then it's a little sexy.
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Connections

Referenced in Bob's Burgers: Family Fracas (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Callin' Me
Written by Richard A. Frierson and Consequence (as Dexter R. Mills)
Performed by Consequence
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Beyond Stupid
20 August 2008 | by See all my reviews

This movie is a good example of the extreme lack of good writers and directors in Hollywood. The fact that people were paid to make this piece of junk shows that there is a lack of original ideas and talent in the entertainment business. The idea that audiences paid to see this movie (and like an idiot I rented the film) is discouraging also.

Obsessed teacher (3 years prior) kills teenager's family because he wants her. For no reason he kills the mother, father and brother. From the first five minutes you see the bad acting and direction. Years later, obsessed teacher breaks out of prison. HMM--usual bad writing--no one in the town he terrorized knows until the last minute. Obsessed teacher somehow becomes like a Navy SEAL and can sneak around, sniff out people and with a knife is super killer. Sure!!! Now obsessed teacher kills hotel maid for no reason, knifes bellhop for the fun of it, and starts to hunt down the teenager's friends. Now there is the perfect way to get the girl to love you. Obsessed teacher sneaks out of hotel---again it is stupid, ever cop would know his face--but he walks right by them. Now he kills two cops outside teenager's house and somehow sneaks into her bedroom and kills her boyfriend.

There is not one single positive thing about this piece of garbage. If any other profession put out work of this low quality, they would be fired. Yet these idiots are making hundreds of thousands of dollars for writing and directing this trash.


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