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Midnight Movie (2008)

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A midnight showing of an early 1970's horror movie turns to chaos when the Killer from the movie comes out of the film to attack those in the theater.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Bridget
... Josh
Greg Cirulnick ... Mario
Stan Ellsworth ... Harley
... Samantha
... Babe
... Timmy
... Detective Barrons
... Dr. Wayne
Michael Schwartz ... Sully
... Rachael
Shaun Ausmus ... Kenny
Carol Stanzione ... Mother
Lee Main ... Killer
Ashley Black ... Jackie
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A midnight showing of an early 1970's horror movie turns to chaos when the Killer from the movie comes out of the film to attack those in the theater.

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Rated R for bloody horror violence/gore, language, some sexual content and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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6 January 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Midnight Movie: The Killer Cut  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

2 years after its DVD release in 2008, director Jack Messitt got the chance to do a revised version of the movie. According to Messitt, production company Bigfoot Entertainment was so impressed with the DVD sales that they eventually gave him more money to update the movie with new scenes and better special/sound effects. The new version was released as "Midnight Movie: Killer Cut" on DVD in 2011. See more »

Quotes

Josh: Jesus, was that you?
Sully: Sorry.
Josh: Oh God, that reeks! Oh!
[farts again]
Josh: Dude!
Sully: Damn scrumptious chocolate covered raisins!
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Crazy Credits

After the credits are over, there's a scene showing a cop putting a parking ticket on the biker's abandoned motorcycle. See more »

Connections

References The Curiosity of Chance (2006) See more »

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Better Off Dead
Written by Adam Marino
Performed by Vs the Earth
Copyright Gary Hutson
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Making A Teen Slasher Scary Is Hard, But Midnight Movie Pulls It Off Like No Other
26 July 2011 | by See all my reviews

Sure, it's B-Grade, the killer's costume is awful and the acting isn't particularly good. But why do we need any of that in a slasher? Since the days of Scream the slasher has been my favorite sub-genre, and finding fresh new entries can be hard. That's why I was delighted to discover Midnight Movie.

The film takes it's time establishing characters and showing off it's creepy story. Speaking of which is quite interesting.

When things do pick up, they never stop coming. The gore is delightfully over-the top and the slightly stupid characters make for speedy, fun deaths. Unlike many others, I had no irks with the killer's weapon and thought the setting was brilliant.

However, MM is not for the feint of heart. Beforementioned gore and a helping of scary atmosphere and set pieces make things rather horrifying for the typical slasher fan. So proceed with caution, oh weak stomached viewers.

All in all, MM is fresh, inventive and delightfully insane. Everything you could ask for in a slasher.


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