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Night of the Demons (1988)

Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell.

Director:

Kevin Tenney (as Kevin S. Tenney)

Writer:

Joe Augustyn
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hal Havins ... Stooge
Allison Barron Allison Barron ... Helen
Alvin Alexis Alvin Alexis ... Rodger
Harold Ayer ... Old Man
Billy Gallo ... Sal (as William Gallo)
Cathy Podewell ... Judy
Karen Ericson ... Judy's Mother
Lance Fenton Lance Fenton ... Jay
Donnie Jeffcoat ... Billy (as Donnie Jeffcoat Jr.)
Linnea Quigley ... Suzanne
James W. Quinn James W. Quinn ... Clerk #1 / Demon Voices
Clark Jarrett ... Clerk #2
Amelia Kinkade ... Angela (as Mimi Kinkade)
Jill Terashita ... Frannie
Philip Tanzini Philip Tanzini ... Max
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Storyline

On the night of Halloween, 10 teens decide to go to a party at an abandoned funeral parlor. "Hull House", rumored to be built on an evil patch of land & underground stream, is the place. While starting the party, the teens gather around a big mirror to perform a seance...BIG MISTAKE. They awaken some evil force and find themselves trapped and taken over one by one. Now it's a battle for who can survive and cross over the stream before going to hell.... Written by Crystal <davidz_drummer_chic@hotmail.com>

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Angela is having a party, Jason and Freddy are too scared to come. But You'll have a hell of a time.

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

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Trivia

When we first see Angela (in the convenience store) she is wearing cross earrings. Later in the movie when she is dancing with Stooge (and she has become possessed), her cross earrings are upside down. A popular sign of "the devil". See more »

Goofs

In the convenience store, the repeated sounds from the arcade machine are actually from the Atari 2600 home version of Pac-Man. See more »

Quotes

Suzanne: Do you guys have sour balls?
Convenience Store Clerk: Why sure we do.
Suzanne: Too bad. I bet you don't get many blow jobs.
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Alternate Versions

The 1988 UK Palace video featured the unrated print of the film but was cut by 4 secs by the BBFC to edit gore from the old man's throat being punctured by a razor blade. The 2000 DVD featured the same cut print. See more »

Connections

Featured in Trailer Trauma 3: 80s Horrorthon (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

The Beast Inside
Written by Dennis Michael Tenney
Performed by Dennis Michael Tenney, Rick Lowe, Paul Ojeda, Steve Ring, Bobby Thompson
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User Reviews

Totally awesome movie
21 November 2003 | by frightnight1985See all my reviews

I don't know why the naysayers are criticizing this movie. I loved the movie. I am have been looking for the soundtrack for soo long. Does anyone have any idea where I could get the songs computer date and the beast inside, I can't find these songs on any soundtrack. Whoever knows where I can find them email me. This movie had great laughs and wonderful seen. It featured the weird gothic girls and so forth. The styles did allow me to reminisce on the 80s. Though other than the jeans jacket, the miami vice look, and terashita's pants, all the rest of them were wearing costumes. The 80s were uniquely different and it's reflected in the movie.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Night of the Demons See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$3,109,904

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,109,904
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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