MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 88 this week

Silent Night (I) (2012)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Mystery  |  4 December 2012 (Canada)
5.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.2/10 from 4,971 users   Metascore: 53/100
Reviews: 56 user | 111 critic | 4 from Metacritic.com

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

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Interview: Magic Mike

The Magic Mike XXL guys give some relationship advice to a 74-year-old fan.

Watch Now

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 21 Nov 2010
 
a list of 26 titles
created 12 Jan 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 10 Oct 2013
 
a list of 23 titles
created 20 Oct 2013
 
a list of 21 titles
created 24 Dec 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Silent Night" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Silent Night (2012)

Silent Night (2012) on IMDb 5.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Silent Night.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

After his parents are murdered, a young tormented teenager goes on a murderous rampage dressed as Santa, due to his stay at an orphanage where he was abused by the Mother Superior.

Director: Charles E. Sellier Jr.
Stars: Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick, Toni Nero
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Ricky, the brother of the killer in the first film, talks to a psychitrist about how he became a brutal killer after his brother died, leading back to Mother Superior.

Director: Lee Harry
Stars: Eric Freeman, James Newman, Elizabeth Kaitan
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

An old toy maker and his son make killer toys designed to kill their owners, kids.

Director: Martin Kitrosser
Stars: William Thorne, Jane Higginson, Van Quattro
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A reporter investigating the bizarre death of a woman who leaped from a building in flames finds herself mixed up in a cult of witches who are making her part of their sacrificial ceremony during the Christmas season.

Director: Brian Yuzna
Stars: Clint Howard, Neith Hunter, Tommy Hinkley
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Three teens find themselves in a town over run with zombies. Deciding to fight back, they go on a punch you in the throat, action packed, non stop ride through the city, woods, and schools.

Director: Steven C. Miller
Stars: Garrett Jones, Juliet Reeves London, William Howard Bowman
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

The Ricky Caldwell, the "Santa Claus Killer," once thought dead, has been brought back to life by a crazed scientist. A blind woman finds that she is somehow psychically connected to the reanimated serial killer.

Director: Monte Hellman
Stars: Samantha Scully, Bill Moseley, Richard C. Adams
Granny (2012)
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A young boys grandmother attempts to steal his halloween candy but gets caught and pays the consequences

Director: Steven C. Miller
Silent Cargo (2011)
Short | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

12 Illegal immigrants are smuggled across the ocean in a shipping container. Trapped in the container 3 weeks longer than expected, most have died leaving only 4 survivors with diminishing ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Azimov
Stars: Ellen Wong, Saad Siddiqui, Ronica Sajnani
The Hit Girl (2013)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Sometimes the best man for the job is a teenage girl

Director: James A. Ward
Stars: Ella Celina Bowen, Jessamyn Arnstein, James Castle Stevens
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Somebody with very little Christmas spirit is killing anyone in a Santa suit one London holiday season, and Scotland Yard has to stop him before he makes his exploits an annual tradition.

Director: Edmund Purdom
Stars: Edmund Purdom, Alan Lake, Belinda Mayne
Silent Night (TV Movie 2012)
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The powerful true story behind the most popular Christmas carol of all time. In 1818, when Joseph Mohr is assigned to be the new assistant priest in Oberndorf, a small Austrian town near ... See full summary »

Director: Christian Vuissa
Stars: Carsten Clemens, Markus von Lingen, Janina Elkin
The Pardon (2013)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The true story of Toni Jo Henry, a woman tried for the crime of murder in 1942 in the state of Louisiana. Toni Jo, a product of childhood abuse and neglect, briefly discovers love and ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Anton
Stars: Jaime King, Leigh Whannell, John Hawkes
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
Andrew Cecon ...
...
Erik J. Berg ...
Dennis (as Erik Berg)
Tom Anniko ...
Mike O'Brien ...
...
...
Mom
...
Dad
...
...
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

You Better Watch Out See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

4 December 2012 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

Silent Night - Leise rieselt das Blut  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$9,672 (USA) (30 November 2012)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Stars scream queen Jaime King See more »

Goofs

In the final fighting scene between Deputy Bradimore and the Santa, Bradimore's hair changes from being tied up to the hair being loose in between scenes. See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Silent Night
Performed by Niaria Singleton, Alana Singleton, and Breanna Self
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Once every year
1 March 2015 | by See all my reviews

Getting Malcolm McDowell for your horror movie is always a nice treat. And he seems to be willing to help (young) filmmakers out, like in this case. This fun little slasher, is not profound, but it does not need to be. You just want to pop in the movie, drink the beverage of your choice and have a bowl of whatever in front of you, to cheer on the events unfolding on screen.

Christmas has been used in other movies to go dark and evil, so that's not new (even Santa has been bad quite a few times in the past), but the level of violence reached here has to be in the top 3 at least. There are some innovative ways Santa is disposing of "evil" persons and it's kind a fun to watch this low budget movie, even when it struggles at times. Fun, because we know it's a movie.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
You really think the original is better than this? panman87
Quit Calling This A 'Remake' mondo_dev22
Why the killer killed the sinless people too ? erol-mehmet-a
Who's buying it Tuesday? FreddyKrueger1313
So was the killer? RPmurphy1496
Good film, until the end.. staceyhicken
Discuss Silent Night (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page