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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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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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Details

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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Did You Know?

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

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

You see flashes of images of the killer as the credits roll by. The credits are slanted giving it the feeling its being played on a big screen. See more »

Connections

References Cut (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Better Off Dead
Written by Adam Marino
Performed by Vs the Earth
Copyright Gary Hutson
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User Reviews

 
Not a bad movie at all!
5 January 2009 | by sawilson005See all my reviews

Don't let the bad reviews scare you away from this one. It's actually a pretty good movie. The beginning starts as if it's really going to be bad but once you get into the middle of the movie, it turns out to be really good. Yes it's an indie film, now it may not have had a huge budget, but it's better than a lot of the crap I've seen out there. My son watched it with me and made fun of it up to about the 30 minute mark but then really got into and even started talking to the people in the movie. That's a sign he's actually paying attention. Like I said this is not a big budget Saw or Scream and doesn't really claim to be. And no, I'm in no way affiliated with the movie but I liked the movie for what it was. It was entertaining and at sometimes scary. Definitely not a waste of your time to see. Just make sure you sit through more than 30 to 45 minutes and give it a chance. It will probably surprise you...


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