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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

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Bridget
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Greg Cirulnick ...
Mario
Stan Ellsworth ...
Harley
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Samantha
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Babe
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Timmy
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Detective Barrons
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Dr. Wayne
Michael Schwartz ...
Sully
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Rachael
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Kenny
Carol Stanzione ...
Mother
Lee Main ...
Killer
Ashley Black ...
Jackie
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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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The New Face of Horror See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

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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Quotes

Josh: Jesus, was that you?
Sully: Sorry.
Josh: Oh God, that reeks! Oh!
[farts again]
Josh: Dude!
Sully: Damn scrumptious chocolate covered raisins!
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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 »

Connections

References Punk'd (2003) See more »

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Tragic Thing
Written by Joey Hanna and Brian Dennis
Performed by Joey Hanna and Brian Dennis
Copyright Joey Hanna
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User Reviews

 
Better than I'd expected it to be...
12 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Is it a great movie? A movie that defines the genre? Nope...but it was a fun way to pass 80+ minutes, had a few twists and turns I didn't expect, and ended well enough. The characters were thin as paper, with most of the basic stereotypes represented (Nice Girl, Bad Girl, Nice Boy, Bad Boy, Tough Guy, Tough Girl, Kid, Cop, Doctor, etc...) and the movie within a movie was pretty bland, but I liked the attention paid to the little details. Like how the slow, limping "movie" killer easily catches up to the "real" people in the "real" world...because THATS WHAT HAPPENS IN MOVIES. The theater patrons are forced to adapt to the movies logic, because they've become part of the film.

All in all, I was happy with it. I'd pay to see a "Midnight Movie 2" if they made one.


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