Midnight Movie (2008)

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A midnight showing of an early 1970's horror movie turns to chaos when the Killer from the movie comes out of the film to attack those in the theater.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Carol Stanzione ...
Lee Main ...
Ashley Black ...


A midnight showing of an early 1970's horror movie turns to chaos when the Killer from the movie comes out of the film to attack those in the theater.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody horror violence/gore, language, some sexual content and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 January 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Midnight Movie: The Killer Cut  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Mario: You know, they say scary movies are an aphrodisiac.
Samantha: If you get turned on by this, we're breaking up.
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Crazy Credits

You see flashes of images of the killer as the credits roll by. The credits are slanted giving it the feeling its being played on a big screen. See more »


Spoofs The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) See more »


Written by Scott Krippaehne and Tim Davis
Performed by Scott Krippaehne
Copyright by Scott Krippaehne
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User Reviews

Not a bad movie at all!
5 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Don't let the bad reviews scare you away from this one. It's actually a pretty good movie. The beginning starts as if it's really going to be bad but once you get into the middle of the movie, it turns out to be really good. Yes it's an indie film, now it may not have had a huge budget, but it's better than a lot of the crap I've seen out there. My son watched it with me and made fun of it up to about the 30 minute mark but then really got into and even started talking to the people in the movie. That's a sign he's actually paying attention. Like I said this is not a big budget Saw or Scream and doesn't really claim to be. And no, I'm in no way affiliated with the movie but I liked the movie for what it was. It was entertaining and at sometimes scary. Definitely not a waste of your time to see. Just make sure you sit through more than 30 to 45 minutes and give it a chance. It will probably surprise you...

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