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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.

Director:

Jack Messitt

Writers:

Sean Hood (story), Mark Garbett (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rebekah Brandes ... Bridget
Daniel Bonjour ... Josh
Greg Cirulnick Greg Cirulnick ... Mario
Stan Ellsworth Stan Ellsworth ... Harley
Mandell Maughan ... Samantha
Melissa Steach ... Babe
Justin Baric Justin Baric ... Timmy
Jon Briddell ... Detective Barrons
Michael Swan ... Dr. Wayne
Michael Schwartz Michael Schwartz ... Sully
Brea Grant ... Rachael
Shaun Ausmus Shaun Ausmus ... Kenny
Carol Stanzione ... Mother
Lee Main Lee Main ... Killer
Ashley Black Ashley Black ... Jackie
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Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The New Face of Horror See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

Official site | Official site #2

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 January 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Midnight Movie: The Killer Cut See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Bigfoot Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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 »

Goofs

In the theatre, Babe is seated directly to Harley's right. However, when Harley throws popcorn at Mario, and again later when he yells at the teens to shut up, that seat is empty. See more »

Quotes

Radford: I smell fear.
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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 Punk'd (2003) 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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User Reviews

 
Great gore-fest
25 July 2008 | by cocojohnSee all my reviews

I was privileged to see the screener of this one, and came away quite satisfied at what I had seen.

I grew up on horror movies and usually find the gory ones to be nothing more than gratuitous blood-letting, but this one really had me involved. Don't let the first few minutes fool you, this is top quality. What starts out like a B-movie from the 60's soon becomes an engrossing mystery as you try to figure out what is happening, and then keeps you riveted as you start to wonder if the characters will figure it out in time. Unlike most horror movies, Midnight Movie had me caring about the characters. They became real people, not just targets of the horror.


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