• R, 1 hr. 31 min.
  • Horror
  • Directed By:
    Paul Lynch
    In Theaters:
    Aug 15, 1980 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jan 27, 1998

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Prom Night Reviews

Variety Staff
Variety
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Director Paul Lynch seems to capture the spirit of the genre here, but spends a little too much time setting up each murder, thus eliminating some suspense.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 10, 2008

Time Out
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If you forget motivation, the visual trick-or-treat of slow revenge is entertaining enough.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Why do people go to these movies?

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 0.5/4

October 23, 2004
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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Because it's quite easy to figure out the killer's identity by simply keeping track of who is off screen a lot, much of the movie is just vamping for time.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

August 30, 2004
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