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Bloody New Year (1987)

A group of friends take refuge in an island hotel that is decorated for New Years. The problem is, it's early summer, and soon enough, even the walls themselves are striking out against them.

Director:

Norman J. Warren

Writers:

Frazer Pearce (screenplay), Frazer Pearce | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Suzy Aitchison ... Lesley
Nikki Brooks ... Janet
Daniel James Daniel James ... Spud (as Colin Heywood)
Mark Powley ... Rick
Catherine Roman ... Carol
Julian Ronnie Julian Ronnie ... Tom
Steve Emerson Steve Emerson ... Dad
Steve Wilsher ... Ace
Jon Glentoran Jon Glentoran ... The Bear
Val Graham Val Graham ... Housemaid
David Lyn David Lyn ... Interviewer
Rory Maclean Rory Maclean ... 1st Expert (as Rory H. MacLean)
Nick Dowsett Nick Dowsett ... 2nd Expert
Steve Edison Steve Edison ... Film Invader
Roy Hill Roy Hill ... Flying Cadillacs
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A group of friends take refuge in an island hotel that is decorated for New Years. The problem is, it's early summer, and soon enough, even the walls themselves are striking out against them.

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Taglines:

The last day of the year...or the last day of your life

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Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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Trivia

Shot on location at Butlin's Barry Island in Wales. Doctor Who story Delta and the Bannermen was also filmed there in the same year. That story, like Bloody New Year, has a 1950s theme. See more »

Goofs

When the tilt a whirl stops suddenly, the actors are obviously throwing themselves off the platform as opposed to it looking accidental. See more »

Connections

References Giant (1956) See more »

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Jenny
Performed by Cry No More
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Fantastically terrible,but enjoyable to watch!
26 May 2003 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

"Bloody New Year" is a very cheesy horror film set on an isolated island.The acting is wonderfully bad and the gore scenes as well as various exploitation elements known from earlier Norman J.Warren's releases("Satan's Slave","Alien Prey")are almost completely absent.The film has some really surprising moments-the scene where Rick and his girlfriend are chased by a crowd of people through the rustling woods except their pursuers are invisible is the highlight of the film.6 out of 10!


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 October 1987 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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