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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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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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Es ist Mitternacht, jeder geht heim ... doch jemand hat andere Pläne ! (Germany) See more »

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Horror | Mystery

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

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Noche de graduación sangrienta  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$20,804,941 (USA) (11 April 2008)

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$43,818,159 (USA) (23 May 2008)
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If Donna is in her senior year in 2008 and her family was murdered three years prior to the film's events, that would mean those events occurred in her freshman year in 2005. See more »

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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 »

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Detective Winn: That's Detective Winn to you, kid.
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Fuller: [on the phone] Fuller here.
Detective Winn: This is Detective Winn with the Bridge Port PD. I'm calling about a fax concerning the escape of Richard Fenton. What the hell is going on?
Fuller: Yes, sir! Detective, we just received word from the hospital of Fenton's escape on Wednesday evening.
Detective Winn: [outraged] Why did it take three God damn days to notify us?
Fuller: Sorry, sir. I needed to ...
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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.15 (2008) See more »

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Written by Tasha Thorbourne, Nyanda Thorbourne, Nailah Thorbourne, Adam Ruhnke and Chris Perry
Performed by Brick and Lace
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Prom night is probably the worst film of 2008
11 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Prom Night is about a girl named Donna (Brittany Snow) who is being chased by a psycho killer trying to kill her at her prom night. And by doing so killing her family, friends, and her enemies.

Now before I begin let me say have you been tired of PG-13 horror movies that haven't been scary lately. Are you tired of stupid girl dialog 'Oh my god' and talking about girlish things. And are you really tired of girls in relationships and then crying. And the last thing are you tired of the US remaking Asian, Japanese, and Chinese films. That pretty much sums up Prom night but I'm still not done with the review.

The only reason to see 'Prom night' is to crack a laugh at the kills. If not, don't see Prom night. You never see the kills an only hear screaming and you see some blood on the wall. And by the way the deaths are repeating like 24/7. So not only aren't they scary but it's obnoxious. By the time I met the cast I think I was ready to hurl. Too much girl talk, too much guy talk, and lots of 'Oh my gosh. It's our prom'. I understand it's fun but seriously is it too much to ask not to concentrate.

If I were to put Prom Night on the list of worst films of 2008 without seeing the other films I'd be the first one too. I'm not going to be surprised if it gets released on DVD for cheap and quick. Seriously don't spend your money or the time for dull acting, cheap scares, and a 'Night to die for' when watching the film.

1 star out of 10. (P.S. If I could give the film zero stars I would).


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