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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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Greg Cirulnick ...
Mario
Stan Ellsworth ...
Harley
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Samantha
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Detective Barrons
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Dr. Wayne
Michael Schwartz ...
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Rachael
Shaun Ausmus ...
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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Rated R for bloody horror violence/gore, language, some sexual content and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Midnight Movie: The Killer Cut  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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2 years after its DVD release in 2008, director Jack Messitt got the chance to do a revised version of the movie. According to Messitt, production company Bigfoot Entertainment was so impressed with the DVD sales that they eventually gave him more money to update the movie with new scenes and better special/sound effects. The new version was released as "Midnight Movie: Killer Cut" on DVD in 2011. See more »

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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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Blues This Morning
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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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