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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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Dr. Elisha Crowe (as Ming Wen)
Uncle Jack Turner


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 »


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  »


Box Office


$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:

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Technical Specs


| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Both Jessica Stroup and Idris Elba starred in This Christmas (2007). See more »


The movie plot revolves around the fact that the characters are staying the same hotel as their prom. As a rule, hotels don't rent rooms to prom-goers. See more »


Detective Nash: [walking up to the desk] Hey Winn.
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[as Winn grabs the phone]
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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?
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Detective Winn: [outraged] Why did it take three God damn days to notify us?
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I Still Remember
Written by Kele Okereke (as Kele Okerekel), Gordon Moakes, Russell Lissack and Matt Tong
Performed by Bloc Party
Courtesy of V2 Records International Limited/Vice Music, Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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A scary movie? Not really...
12 April 2008 | by See all my reviews

So, Prom Night was supposed to be a horror and thriller movie. I'm a big wuss and was scared to see this movie at the beginning, but upon seeing it, it is neither horror or thriller.

I was basically making fun of the movie in my seat because it was so predictable. You could predict what was going to happen next. The young actors were alright at playing their characters, but I'd have to say the killer was definitely at the top of the game - acting wise.

Yes, I'll give props for the plot because it was good, but it's not thrilling or scary. There were almost zero "jump-in-your-seat" scenes. So, don't waste ten dollars seeing it in theatres, wait 'til it comes to DVD.

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