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The Midnight Hour (1985)

Phil, Melissa, Mitch, Mary, and Vinnie are high school friends, who unwittingly raise the dead on Halloween night. Once the dead have returned, Pitchford Cove will never be the same again....or will it?

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Jack Bender

Writer:

William Bleich (as Bill Bleich)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonelle Allen ... Lucinda Cavender
Shari Belafonte ... Melissa Cavender (as Shari Belafonte-Harper)
LeVar Burton ... Vinnie Davis
Peter DeLuise ... Mitch Crandall
Jonna Lee Jonna Lee ... Sandy Matthews
Kevin McCarthy ... Judge Crandall
Lee Montgomery ... Phil Grenville
Cindy Morgan ... Vicky Jensen
Dedee Pfeiffer ... Mary Masterson
Dick Van Patten ... Martin Grenville
Mark Blankfield ... The Ghoul
Hank Garrett ... Sgt. Thompson
Sheila Larken ... Janet Greenville
Dennis Redfield ... Lester Mitchell
Kurtwood Smith ... Captain Warren Jensen
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Storyline

Phil, Mitch, Vinnie, Mary and Melissa are friends unwittingly wake Melissa's great, great, great, great grandmother Lucinda, who is a witch, and has brought the dead back to get revenge. Sandy is a cheerleader from the 50's who is back to help the kids. Written by Aaron Alper

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Ghouls just want to have fun!


Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Midnight Hour See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Ted King's TV debut. See more »

Goofs

When Melissa is playing a game of Hangman with Mary on the high school blackboard, the two Ns on "Ghouls just want to have fun" are already filled out. When Mary loses the game and Melissa fills in the missing letters, she fills in the N on "want", despite the fact that both Ns were previously filled in and that the N in "fun" is still filled in. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Radio D.J.: [voice-over] Hey the first caller after midnight on the Wolfman's dedication line is a young lady who really wanted to make sure we got this right out right away. It's from Sandy to Phil.
[Phil hits his car brakes, stops for a few seconds, and then happily drives away into the night as 'Baby I'm Yours' starts to play]
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Crazy Credits

The title "The Midnight Hour" appears on a full moon with DJ Wolfman Jack doing a voice over stating "Look out it's the midnight hour baby!" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Robot Ninja (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Sea of Love
(uncredited)
Written by Phil Phillips and George Khoury
Performed by Phil Phillips
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Why I like this movie
19 May 2005 | by kirbskid01See all my reviews

I've seen this movie several times, and would like to say to this day it still remains one of my favorites. I like it so much because I love vampires and things like that. It was also the first so called vampire movie that made me laugh and had a real point behind it. I would like for my kids to see it before they start thinking their mom is a head case (you know talking about a movie that doesn't exist). I would like to buy it (so I can watch over & over), but can't find it anywhere. And believe me I have looked everywhere I could think of. Most people I ask look at me like I have stripes on my face. Can anyone help me find it????


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