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The Midnight Game (2013)

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After playing a pagan ritual on a dare, a group of high school students find themselves trapped in an endless cycle of their worst fears.

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A.D. Calvo

Writers:

A.D. Calvo (story), Brett A. Calvo (idea) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Guy Wilson ... Shane
Valentina de Angelis ... Jenna
Deborah Twiss ... Kaitlan's Mom
Renee Olstead ... Kaitlan
Shelby Young ... Rose
Spencer Daniels ... Jeff
Luz Alexandra Ramos Luz Alexandra Ramos ... Realtor (as Luz A. Ramos)
Robert Romanus ... Derrick
Ben Chester Ben Chester ... Midnight Man
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Susan DeVaney Susan DeVaney ... School Libriarian
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Storyline

A partying teen and her friends decide to perform an ancient pagan ritual found online called 'The Midnight Game': Candles are lit. A drop of blood is spilled. Their worst fears are confessed and an entity is summoned. But if the rules are not followed exactly, punishment is promised. Tonight, the game is not being taken seriously. A demonic horror has been unleashed. And now, even daylight cannot stop the nightmares that may destroy them all. Written by Mark Bruno

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Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violent content, language, brief nudity, and some drug use

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Crazy Credits

The first part of the credits alternates with someone looking up info on the midnight game online. See more »

Connections

Remade as The Midnight Man (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

The Blue Danube
by Johann Strauss (as Johann Strauss II)
Arranged by Joe Carrano
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Dreadful
3 November 2014 | by Brett_MelitoSee all my reviews

Not even watching this on a fun Halloween night with your friends can save this film. With a half-decent premise and a only a couple good jump scares, this movie is laughable. Anywhere from the terrible acting to the failed scare tactics to, in my opinion, the dumbest decisions ever made by characters in any horror film I've ever seen, this movie fails on every level. But like I said, it's pretty funny. The runtime is 70 minutes, so it never feels drawn-out and knows exactly where to end. And for the record, the film's conclusion is so confusing and jarring that it takes a rocket scientist to make sense of it, if it makes sense at all. The film left me disappointed, cheated, and even a little angry. However, you might have a few fun conversations about the film with your friends the next day, trying to make sense of an insensible, dumb horror movie.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 March 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ponoćna Igra See more »

Filming Locations:

Connecticut, USA

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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