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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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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.

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Horror | Thriller

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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 »

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Get Off The Ride
Written by Steven Mark
Performed by Steven Mark
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Midnight Movie (2008)
19 February 2009 | by (The Void) – See all my reviews

Director: Jack Messitt

Stars: Rebekah Brandes, Daniel Bonjour, Brea Grant, Greg Cirulnick, Mandell Maughan, Stan Ellsworth, Melissa Steach, Jon Briddell, Michael Swan, Michael Schwartz, Justin Baric

Synopsis: An obscure 70's slasher flick is being screened as the midnight movie of a theater. Little do the patrons know but the celluloid baddie is stalking the hallowed halls of the popcorn palace picking them off one by one.

Thoughts: "Midnight Movie" is a decent enough slasher. It has an interesting approach to the killer and a rather cool weapon of choice (a custom made corkscrew device) not to mention plenty of the beautiful people to stack next to the projector. The visual presentation is fine as is the audio design. The production is a typical presentation for this kind of offering not too boring but not too challenging either. The script revels in the usual clichés of the slasher genre and is quite vague as to reason for the action but grab a bit of popcorn and have a kill and a smile.

3.5 / 5


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