Night School(Movie, 1981)

| 1h 28min | Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Night SchoolRating: 2.9/5 (with 18 votes)
Night School (also known as Terror Eyes in the United Kingdom) is a 1981 American thriller slasher film directed by Ken Hughes and starring Rachel Ward, in her film debut, Leonard Mann, and Drew Snyder. The plot revolves around a series of brutal decapitation murders in Boston, Massachusetts. Alfred Sole was the film's original director, but he passed on the project. Hughes was ultimately brought in to direct, and Night School was his final film. The music score was composed by Brad Fiedel. The film premiered at the Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival in 1981. Night School was released theatrically in the United States on September 11, 1981, and was panned by critics upon release. In England, it became a video nasty.The film has developed a small cult following among slasher fans, and was given its first DVD release by Warner Archive with a remastered transfer in 2011. ()
Movie poster of Night School

Where to watch Night School (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Night School" is currently available on 2 providers. Night School can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Duration: 1h 29min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 29min

About Night School

A Boston police detective investigates a series of gruesome decapitations of various college coeds commited by a helmeted, black-leather clad serial killer which leads him to suspect a well known anthropology professor as well as his female live-in assistant.

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Trailer for Night School + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 12 languages: Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 04/24/1981 (World premiere: 01/07/1981)
Director: Ken Hughes
Director of Photography: Mark Irwin
Composer: Brad Fiedel
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Ojos de terror"
"Escuela Nocturna"
"Psicosis II"
"Les yeux de la terreur"
"Il killer della notte"
"Terror Eyes"

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:46822, Added: 03/11/2018, Last updated: 01/17/2021