Midnight(Movie, 1982)

| 1h 31min | Genre: Horror
MidnightRating: 2.9/5 (with 66 votes)
Midnight is a 1982 American exploitation horror film directed by John Russo and starring Melanie Verlin, Lawrence Tierney, and John Amplas. Its plot follows a female hitchhiker en route to San Francisco who finds herself at the mercy of a backwoods Satanic cult in Pennsylvania who sacrifice young women in an attempt to resurrect their dead mother. It is based on Russo's 1980 novel of the same name, published by Pocket Books. The film was shot on location outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and features special effects by Tom Savini. The film was released theatrically by Independent International Pictures in 1982. While not prosecuted for obscenity, the film was seized and confiscated in the UK under Section 3 of the Obscene Publications Act 1959 during the video nasty panic The film was re-released in 1985 under the alternate title The Backwoods Massacre. ()
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About Midnight

A young woman fleeing her sexually abusive stepfather hitches a ride with two young men, but the three soon find themselves at the mercy of a backwoods Satanic cult.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 6 languages: Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Russian (RU), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 12/31/1982
Director: John A. Russo
Screenwriter: John A. Russo
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Backwoods Massacre"

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