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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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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
Justin Baric ...
Timmy
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Detective Barrons
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Dr. Wayne
Michael Schwartz ...
Sully
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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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Radford is Back! See more »

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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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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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Trivia

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 »

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 The Dogwalker (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Seen It All
Written by G. Edwards, S. Spock, L. Christy, J. Shaffer, J. Davis
Performed by Korn
Courtesy of EMI Film & TV Music
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Great gore-fest
25 July 2008 | by (Glendale, CA) – See all my reviews

I was privileged to see the screener of this one, and came away quite satisfied at what I had seen.

I grew up on horror movies and usually find the gory ones to be nothing more than gratuitous blood-letting, but this one really had me involved. Don't let the first few minutes fool you, this is top quality. What starts out like a B-movie from the 60's soon becomes an engrossing mystery as you try to figure out what is happening, and then keeps you riveted as you start to wonder if the characters will figure it out in time. Unlike most horror movies, Midnight Movie had me caring about the characters. They became real people, not just targets of the horror.


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