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Silent Night (I) (2012)

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The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.

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The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.

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Rated R for bloody violence, some sexuality/nudity, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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$9,672 (USA) (30 November 2012)

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$9,672 (USA) (30 November 2012)
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Trivia

The film is partially inspired by the real-life Covina Holiday Massacre which took place on Christmas Eve in 2008. See more »

Goofs

When Sheriff Cooper and Deputy Bradimore are talking in front of the blackboard, the word "Karsson" keeps changing continuously to Karson with only one S and back, and the line underneath the word changes, disappears and returns. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever (2012) See more »

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Silent Night, Deadly Night
Written by J. Pierce / A. Napiwocki
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old school slasher
6 December 2012 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

I have seen a lot of Steven C. Miller flicks and I liked them although they mostly got bad reviews. Automaton Transfusion (2006) and Cry Of The Banshee (2011) are a few examples.

Silent Night is another horror made by Steven and again some will hate it. The reason is simple, it's a throwback to the slasher era. That means a few things, a lot of blah blah and a few nasty killings. And that's exactly what this film delivering. Don't think that you will see a flashy horror like made nowadays with excellent CGI effects, no this is really a old school slasher and one with a season theme.

Malcolm McDowell is in it and he really plays the pain in the *ss copper. That adds something toward this flick. And it's really one for the boys because it do has gratuitous nudity for a few minutes with a girl running around with bare breasts. The first killing I saw i thought ooo nooo CGI blood but later on it becomes rougher and even a bit gory.

It doesn't add anything to the genre but it's a great slasher for the older geeks to see, I'm sure you are going to pick up the other Santa slashers.

Gore 1,5/5 Nudity 2/5 Effects 3/5 Story 3/5 Comedy 0/5


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