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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Phil Grenville
... Melissa Cavender (as Shari Belafonte-Harper)
... Vinnie Davis
... Mitch Crandall
... Mary Masterson
Jonna Lee ... Sandy Matthews
... Lucinda Cavender
... Judge Crandall
... Vicky Jensen
... Martin Grenville
... The Ghoul
... Sgt. Thompson
... Janet Greenville
... Lester Mitchell
... 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!


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1 November 1985 (USA)  »

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In the Midnight Hour  »

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An ABC television movie that originally aired on Friday November 1, 1985. The day after Halloween. See more »

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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

Phil Grenville: I don't know, stealing these costumes is crazy.
Mitch Crandall: It's not stealing, it's borrowing, we're gonna bring them back in the morning.
Phil Grenville: Not if we get caught.
Mary Masterson: Oh come on, Phil, don't be a pooper.
Phil Grenville: I'm not a pooper.
Mitch Crandall: Nobody's gonna catch us. Worst comes to worst, my dad will get us off.
Mary Masterson: Ooh, Judge Crandall the hanging judge, sentences his own son to death.
[makes a choking noise as she pulls up her tie]
Mitch Crandall: No way, it's Halloween, everybody goofs on Halloween.
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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 »

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Referenced in Serial Mom (1994) See more »

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Mama Told Me Not To Come
(uncredited)
Written by Randy Newman
Performed by Three Dog Night
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Definitely entertaining!
28 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

I was less than 10 years old when I watched this movie but I remember it because I enjoyed watching it so much. I remember getting a chill at the end. It was a good mix between comedy, thriller and romance.


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