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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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It's Prom Night 1957 at 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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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Almost every character in the film shares a last name with a cult film director (especially horror directors) such as Wes Craven, Stephen King, George A. Romero, Tod Browning, Joe Dante, John Carpenter, John Waters and Frank Henenlotter. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Father Cooper and Bill Nordham are in Nordham's study talking about the return of Mary Lou Maloney, the boom mic is visible when Cooper is reading from his book. See more »

Quotes

Walt Carpenter: [Walt sees Vicki dressed in a glittery turquoise prom dress, a ton of 1950's-styled makeup on her face, her hair held in place with bobby pins] You look beautiful! Your mother and I thought we were the best-looking couple at our prom. I had my first job, repossessing cars, and my first paycheck went to buying your mom a rose corsage. You'll remember this night forever.
Vicki Carpenter: [seductively, as Mary-Lou] Ooh, I hope so... hold me, Daddy!
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Connections

Referenced in Shakedown (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Little Darlin'
Written by Maurice Williams
Performed by The Diamonds
Courtesy of Polygram, Inc.
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More interesting than Prom Night 1
21 May 2006 | by TikkinSee all my reviews

Hello Mary Lou isn't the most entertaining horror I've seen but it's fairly decent and something always seems to be happening. There's no gore at all but there's plenty of silliness. There seems to be a weird religious edge to it as well, as the girl possessed by Mary Lou asks the priest: "Will you pray for me?...Will you f**k me?" There's a hilarious line from the priest during a funeral, when he comments that the death should remind everyone of violence seen every day in life, on TV, and in films. Other funny scenes include a girl being pulped in between two lockers, Mary Lou's corpse bursting out of Vicki's body, and an exploding grave. These are not as cool as they sound, but will still bring a smile to your face.

I would give this a watch if you enjoy 80's horror films. It's not the best, but it's got enough wholesome cheesiness to pass the time.


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