Prom Night

(1980)

Overview

This slasher movie follows a relentless killer who is out to avenge the death of a young girl who died after being bullied and teased by four of her classmates. Now high-school students, the guilt-ridden kids have kept their involvement a secret, but when they start being murdered, one by one, it's clear that someone knows the truth. Also coping with the past are members of the dead girl's family, most notably her prom-queen sister, Kim Hammond (Jamie Lee Curtis).

  1. Paul Lynch

    Director

  2. William Gray

    Screenplay

  3. Robert Guza Jr.

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Leslie Nielsen

    Leslie Nielsen

    Mr. Hammond

  2. Jamie Lee Curtis

    Jamie Lee Curtis

    Kim

  3. Casey Stevens

    Casey Stevens

    Nick

  4. Anne-Marie Martin

    Anne-Marie Martin

    Wendy (as Eddie Benton)

  5. Antoinette Bower

    Antoinette Bower

    Mrs. Hammond

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Prom Night
Prom Night

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Status Released

Release Information

  • July 18, 1980
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

Budget $1,000,000.00

Revenue $14,796,236.00

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