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Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)

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Lilyan Chauvin Lilyan Chauvin
Mother Superior
Gilmer McCormick Gilmer McCormick
Sister Margaret
Toni Nero Toni Nero
Pamela
Robert Brian Wilson Robert Brian Wilson
Billy at 18
Britt Leach Britt Leach
Mr. Sims
Nancy Borgenicht Nancy Borgenicht
Mrs. Randall
H.E.D. Redford H.E.D. Redford
Captain Richards
Danny Wagner Danny Wagner
Billy at 8


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Unmistakably banal and pointless

6 years, 11 months ago at Dec 3 13:03
"You see Santa Claus tonight you better run boy, you better run for ya life!"

Due to its premise concerning an axe-wielding serial killer dressed in a Santa Claus outfit, Silent Night, Deadly Night stirred up quite a ruckus when it hit cinema screens back in 1984. Most notably, renowned critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert positively detested it, calling the film both irresponsible t... read more

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2 years, 1 month ago at Sep 23 23:44
I have never watched this series so I figured I would go ahead and check it out. It is considered a cult classic though so there's that. This is the only film from the director and writers I have seen so far. The ratings are fairly average so I'm not expecting much from it. I do hope it manages to at least be somewhat entertaining.

The general plot is actually a fairly neat idea. Had... read more
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After his parents are murdered, a young tormented teenager goes on a murderous rampage dressed as Santa, due to his stay at an orphanage where he was abused by the Mother Superior.
Release date: 9 November 1984
UPC: 013131260199
Tags: Christmas (5), Horror (4), Santa Claus (3), 1984 (3), Slasher (3), Thriller (3), Nun (2), Axe (2), Orphan (2), 1980s (2), Orphanage (2), Toy Store (2), Grindhouse (2), Nudity (2), Female Nudity (2), Trauma (2), Murder (2), Point Of View (1), Shot With Arrow (1), Severed Head (1)
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“I have never watched this series so I figured I would go ahead and check it out. It is considered a cult classic though so there's that. This is the only film from the director and writers I have seen so far. The ratings are fairly average so I'm not expecting much from it. I do hope it manages to at least be somewhat entertaining.

The general plot is actually a fairly neat idea. Had this been big budget I believe it would have been an excellent movie. The kills were well done and even kind of disturbing. There were a few dumb bits, but overall I was pleasantly entertained. The ending was one of the corniest parts, but I liked it. I do wish a few things happened, but unfortunately they seemed to be left behind.

Now the characters were all fairly decent. Mother Superior” read more

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