For six long years, Hamilton High School seniors Kelly Lynch, Jude Cunningham, Wendy Richards and Nick McBride have been hiding the truth of what happened to ten-year-old Robin Hammond the day her broken body was discovered near an abandoned convent. The foursome keep secret of how they taunted Robin - backed her into a corner until, frightened, she stood on a window ledge - and fell to her death. Though an accident, the then-twelve-year-olds feared they would be held responsible and vowed never to tell. But someone else was there that day - watching, and now, that someone is ready to exact murderous revenge on prom night.
According to Paul Zaza, the prom scene was shot with actual disco hits that the production company later realized they could not afford the rights to. This gave Zaza a week and a half to create similar, original disco songs for this movie that were close, but not so close that they could be sued. See more »
When Wendy leaves home to go to school, after she gets into car and closes the door, camera and crew is reflected on the car door. See more »
What'll it be?
Well, uh, I'm a little short of cash.
You can owe me.
Oh! Well, I'll have a couple burgers, a large fries, and, uh, what kinda beer you got?
Come on, man. This is a drive-thru, not a bar!
All right, all right, don't get nervous! Just a Coke or Pepsi is fine.
[Lou stares at waitress' butt while she walks away]
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Also in the television version, there was a scene with Jamie Lee Curtis and her friends passing a note in class. See more »
If Your Not Back By Midnight You Won't Be Coming Home
I saw this film at the drive-in. My sister & I and group of friends saw this film along with the movie "Don't Go In The House". Well I loved the film when I was kid and I still like it now. Now I have seen all the other films this movie stole from. This film is equal parts "Halloween" "Psycho" and "Carrie" however those films are superior.
In this film a 10 year old girl dies when she playing a twisted little game with a group of friends. A innocent man Leonard Murch gets convicted of the crime. 6 years later on Prom Night we learn the man has escaped and out for revenge.
Now SPOILERS AHEAD When we see who the killer at the end there is red stuff all over his face. Is it blood or lipstick? Well I know!
If you have only seen this film on DVD you are seeing a poor transfer of the film. For years people have debated on what on his lips! Is blood from a wound or lipstick? Well the actor told me himself it is LIPSTICK. Alex morphed into Robin to kill off the right people who were responsible for the death of Robin. He told me "He even now stutters like Robin" Now there. He actually dies as Robin. Now there is a throw away line when Kim's (Jamie Lee Curtis) mother is looking for her lipstick. This is the lipstick the killer has on at the end.
The Blu-Ray Disc however has a far better picture than the old DVD. You can now tell it is lipstick and not blood!
This 1980 film is still a fun film to watch. The Cheesy Dance Sequence is good a for a few laughs. I just wish the 2008 film "Prom Night" would of been a true remake and not just share the same title.
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