He believes every movie is worth watching once and, as a film fan and critic, believes that even the worst movies offer something in return. The stories of the people in question are told in a trio of very strange vignettes. The night terrors disguise as a larger dragon would easily fail during the day, as a predator could see the white of the alpha and the outlines of all of the other night terrors in the daylight. This article needs additional citations for verification. The filmmakers of night train to terror have literally trimmed the fat out of three lesser horror movies, excising extraneous dialogue and plot, and have included the best bits into one 93 minute feature film. Its a brilliant decision that ultimately turns three turkeys into one massive thanksgiving feast. The three stories, involving an insane asylum, a death club, and satans son, are told in a trio of vignettes. The transfer is good, and the audio commentary by the hysteria is very good. Night train to terror 1985 directed by gregg tallas, tom. Music and lyrics by charlene brown arrangement by robert oconnor vocals by joe. Night train to terror is a 1985 american independent horror film written by philip yordan and directed by jay schlossbergcohen, with segments directed by. The film is similar to creepshow, tales from the hood and terror. Three years after a prank that went terribly awry, the six college students responsible are targeted by a masked killer at a new years eve party aboard a moving train.
This movie is cobbled together like some frankenstein project from three other movies. With basil rathbone, nigel bruce, alan mowbray, dennis hoey. At a college fraternitys new years eve party, a reluctant alana maxwell is coerced into participating in a prank. After a tenure in spain with producer samuel bronston, yordan relocated to utah, where he wrote ultralow budget films about bigfoot and the mormon church in conjunction with local theatre and film professionals, many of whom pop up in the cast and crew of night train to terror among them charles moll, later richard moll, the chromedomed. Satans supper edited into the claire hansen segment.
Barbara wyler, jamie scoggin, stacey lyons, linda maderas, melanie montilla, chantel morogeus, byron yordan, richard sanford, lori. A montage of all of the music video segments of everybody but you from the film night train to terror 1985. Night train to terror 1985 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. I remember watching this in theaters back when it came out, unlike most parents then and now, my mom let me and my two older brothers see these kinds of movies, she brought us with her to see them. Night train to terror 1985 directed by gregg tallas. The first part or in some versions, the third part of this anthology horror film, case of harry billings starring richard moll, was edited from an unfinished, unreleased horror film, scream your head off although copies of it are reported to be available. The best part is, its not just a single movie but three films crammed into one. Aboard a fast moving train bound for hell, god and satan decide the fates of three unfortunate mortals. The movie opens in the middle of a fullblown 80s music video, complete with headbands and spandex. Holmes informs mcdonald that duncanbleek is really moran, and mcdonald arrests moran and finds the diamond in his vest, but moran seizes a policemans gun and pulls the emergency cord to stop the train.
One involves an insane anylum with some very interesting treatment plans. Awful anthology of stories, night train to terror is a train wreck of a movie, one that is highly forgettable, and really not worth your time watching. A police detective and a private eye disagree on tactics while investigating a train passengers murder. Then the train conductor goes into a cabin where god and satan are debating the value of what they offer mankind and which souls they should have, which leads into a car crash and the first story of an anthology. Night train to terror comes to you on home video for the very first time in its original aspect ratio and restored in 2k from 35mm film elements. Cameron mitchell, john phillip law, merideth haze, ferddy mane, jay schlossbergcohen. Night train to terror 1985 movie theaters moviefone. This cheesy lowbudget mid80s marvel is actually a threepronged horror anthology, with the wraparound tale taking place on an illfated train. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. The song everybody but you sung by joe turano from the. Feels like sitting through a horror film festival with a heavy finger resting on the fastforward button, zooming to all the grisly goodies before its on to the next sinister story. With barbara wyler, jamie scoggin, stacey lyons, linda maderas. Nov 19, 20 given the right audience, night train of terror is a perfect 5 stars for its lunacy and entertainment value.
The movie and creepshow if youre looking for well thought out and entertaining anthology films. The interviewer, joe, tries to get him to talk about night train to terror but cohen barely mentions it. Night train to terror 1985 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. The fact that the band on the train has more members than polyphonic spree and spends hours rehearsing the same song over and over again at. God ferdy mayne and satan tony giorgio are on a train discussing the fate of three individuals as they watch their stories unfold. Directed by john carr, phillip marshak, tom mcgowan. When the fabled star of rhodesia diamond is stolen on a london to edinburgh train and the son of its owner is murdered, sherlock holmes must discover. Apr 12, 2019 this movie is cobbled together like some frankenstein project from three other movies. Vinegar syndrome is an exploitation film focused distribution company. Jun 01, 20 a montage of all of the music video segments of everybody but you from the film night train to terror 1985.
Under initial scruitiny, the film appeared to be three features that had been edited down to become chapters in an athology piece, and ten minutes or so of research proved that to be true. Featuring the original scream queen, the film stars jamie lee curtis along with david copperfield, ben johnson and hart bochner. Night train to terror is a really, really bizarre little movie with an even more bizarre behindthescenes story. Night train to terror 1985 unrated film movie and film. God and satan are on a train discussing the fate of three individuals.
Jay schlossbergcohen, usa, 1985, vinegar syndrome, horror. To optimize your experience with your screen reading software, please use our website, which has the same tickets as our fandango. Night train to terror aboard a fast moving train bound for hell, god and satan decide the fates of three unfortunate mortals. The final story shows us the adventures of a server of satan. When the fabled star of rhodesia diamond is stolen on a london to edinburgh train and the son of its owner is murdered, sherlock holmes must discover which of his suspicious fellow passengers is responsible. I remember watching this in theaters back when it came out, unlike most parents then and now, my mom let me and my two older brothers see these kinds of. How dare the ones in this film assume i have nothing to do. As a fan of this film, i had to have this combo pack. Night train to terror 1985 night train to terror 1985. Released 1985, night train to terror stars maurice grandmaison, robert bristol, faith clift, marc lawrence the r movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 38 min, and received a score of out of 100 on.
The audioonly interview with director jay schlossbergcohen is a nonstop rant about his life. The fact that the band on the train has more members than polyphonic spree and spends hours rehearsing the same song over and over again at full energy. Night train is a 2009 directtovideo mystery thriller film produced by rifkineberts productions and stars danny glover, leelee sobieski, steve zahn and matthias schweighofer. The only new footage here are the scenes dealing with the rock band and god and satan. The song everybody but you sung by joe turano from the film. Once a man under hypnosis torturing other victims in a hospital and kills, a young couple who is involved in a cult of death and a helper of the devil, who wants to destroy humanity. God and satan discuss the fates of three people on a train. However, some other students have placed a womans corpse stolen from the university medical school during the christmas vacation in the bed instead. Get ready to go off the rails with the cult 1980s horror anthology film night train to terror. I know from the wikipedia page that this movie is well. September 2014 learn how and when to remove this template message. Night train to terror is an anthology cut together from other films, into three stories that are incoherent as fuck and dont make any sense at all, but have some cool special effects to keep you going. I can never decide what my favorite thing about this movie is.
At least the musicians in that had a wider repertoire. Theres nonstop service to bewilderment with the crazy 1985 anthology movie night train to terror. With ben johnson, jamie lee curtis, hart bochner, david copperfield. One involves an insane asylum with some very interesting treatment plans. One involves an insane asylums with some very interesting treatment plans. God and satan are aboard a train and discuss the fate of three individuals. From the beginning of this movie, i expected a bad movie about some horribly cheesy musicians and their dancers getting killed on a train, but keep watching, it gets a lot better. A fraternity masquerade party aboard a chartered train turns deadly when a psychotic classmate sets out for murderous revenge. Night train to terror is actually three features from director john carr, two of which were miserable bombs and one of which was apparently never finished, that the producers then cut down to the barest minimum of footage deemed necessary to make them into the anthology chapters. Imagine god and satan riding aboard a train as they observe and discuss the dark fate of three. In the first story, the case of harry billings, a man is kidnapped and taken to an insane asylum where he is put under hypnosis and lures victims to be tortured and murdered as part of an organharvesting operation.1347 1041 1609 1052 952 27 1664 857 222 247 1599 384 515 640 196 1177 1653 1625 1180 1248 1568 453 1630 147 48 1287 218 1481 237 302 307 1476 1449