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Prom Night II (1987)

Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (original title)
Thirty years after her accidental death at her 1957 senior prom, the tortured spirit of prom queen Mary Lou Maloney returns to seek revenge.

Director:

Bruce Pittman

Writer:

Ron Oliver (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Ironside ... Bill Nordham
Wendy Lyon ... Vicki Carpenter
Louis Ferreira ... Craig Nordham (as Justin Louis)
Lisa Schrage ... Mary Lou Maloney
Richard Monette Richard Monette ... Father Cooper
Terri Hawkes ... Kelly Hennenlotter
Brock Simpson ... Josh
Beverley Hendry Beverley Hendry ... Monica Waters (as Beverly Hendry)
Beth Gondek Beth Gondek ... Jess Browning
Wendell Smith Wendell Smith ... Walt Carpenter
Judy Mahbey Judy Mahbey ... Virginia Carpenter
Steve Atkinson Steve Atkinson ... Young Billy Nordham
Robert Lewis ... Young Buddy Cooper
Lorretta Bailey ... Mary Lou (Creature)
Howard Kruschke Howard Kruschke ... Todd
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Storyline

When Hamilton High's Prom Queen of 1957, Mary Lou Maloney is killed by her jilted boyfriend, she comes back for revenge 30 years later. Bill Nordham is now the principal of Hamilton High and his son is about to attend the prom with Vicki Carpenter. However, she is possessed by Mary Lou Maloney after opening a trunk in the school's basement. Now Bill must face the horror he left behind in 1957. Written by Mark J. Popp <poppmj@cadvision.com>

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Taglines:

Mary Lou is back ... God help the students of Hamilton High. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Prom Night II See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$911,351, 15 November 1987, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,683,519
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In one of the few positive reviews of the film, The LA Times called it "The Blue Velvet of high school horror movies." See more »

Goofs

Before Mary Lou's dress ignites, the bottom is several inches above the floor. When it ignites, it is just touching the floor. Then when Mary Lou is engulfed in flames, the bottom of the dress goes back to being several inches above the floor. See more »

Quotes

Craig Nordham: [bouncing up and down on top of Craig] Don't you wanna FUCK ME?
[giggles psychotically]
Craig Nordham: [Craig yelps in disgust and pushes Vicki, unintentionally making her fall on the floor. In concern, he hurries to her side] Vicki...
Vicki Carpenter: WRONG.
[Possessed by Mary-Lou, Vicki squeezesCraig's neck and slams him up against the wall with ease]
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Connections

References Donahue (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Mary Lou
Written by Ronnie Hawkins
Performed by Ronnie Hawkins and the Hawks
Courtesy of Roulette Records
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Towers above the original
2 March 2018 | by VideoXploiterSee all my reviews

The opening does a good job of hooking you, after that it takes about half the movie for things to get going, but when they do, man, you get some of the best horror-camp the 80s spat in your face. First off, the set pieces are amazing - some of them looking like they'd be right at home in a Freddy movie. Also, the main actress sells her characters transformation once possessed, going from a wholesome, high school student into a vicious, murdering bitch. The cherry on the haunted cake is Micheal Ironside, who is always welcome in any movie (yes, even Highlander 2). Then, I suppose, the whip-cream is the girls locker room sequence (boner inducing). Lastly, the ending is spooktacular, with some more incredible effects. I highly recommend this superior sequel, and (spoilers) there's another one.


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