Prom Night (1980) Movie Review

Prom Night (1980)

1980 | Horror, Thriller, Mystery
92 minutes /

User Score: 60/100


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Prom Night Review

Synopsis:

A masked killer stalks four teenagers, responsible for the accidental death of a little girl six years earlier, at their high school's senior prom.

Directed by Paul Lynch, this cult horror masterpiece starring Leslie Nielsen and scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis paved the way for future slasher films and inspired such blockbusters as Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer.  For six long years, Hamilton High School seniors Kelly (Marybeth Rubins), Jude (Joy Thompson), Wendy (Eddie Benton), and Nick (Casey Stevens) have been hiding the truth of what happened to ten-year-old Robin Hammond the day her broken body was discovered near an old abandoned convent. The foursome kept secret how they taunted Robin - backed her into a corner until, frightened, she stood on a window ledge…and fell to her death. Though an accident, the then-twelve-year-olds feared they’d be held responsible and vowed never to tell. But someone else was there that day…watching. And now, that someone is ready to exact murderous revenge - on prom night.


About Prom Night 1980

Title: Prom Night
Year: 1980
Runtime: 92 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Reviewer:
Score: 2 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 3/5 stars from 5 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 5
Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Leslie Nielsen, Robert A. Silverman, Ardon Bess, Jeff Wincott, George Touliatos, David Gardner, Sylvia Martin, Anne-Marie Martin, Antoinette Bower, Michael Tough, Lee Wildgen, Pita Oliver, Leslie Scott, David Mucci, Tammy Bourne, Dean Bosacki, Mary Beth Rubens, Debbie Greenfield, Melanie Morse MacQuarrie, Karen Forbes, Joy Thompson, Joyce Kite, Sheldon Rybowski, Michele Scarabelli, Rob Garrison, Nino Calabrese, David Bolt, Beth Amos, Sonia Zimmer
Writers: William Gray, Robert Guza Jr.
Director: Paul Lynch

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