History Film / HellNight

6th Dec '14 1:47:49 AM erforce
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* CoversAlwaysLie: Cover of one DVD version depicts Linda Blair's character as a menacing figure with [[SupernaturalGoldEyes yellow eyes]], which isn't the case as she is the protagonist.



* NeverRecycleABuilding: The Garth Manor has been abandoned for 12 years, makaing it suitable for Alpha Sigma Rho's initiation ritual.

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* NeverRecycleABuilding: The Garth Manor has been abandoned for 12 years, makaing making it suitable for Alpha Sigma Rho's initiation ritual.
5th Dec '14 2:13:46 PM erforce
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[[quoteright:299:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/hell_night_8972.jpg]]



-->-- Tagline

'''''Hell Night''''' is a SlasherMovie from the year 1981.

It centers around a bunch of new fraternity kids, who in a part of hazing are locked up in the abandoned Garth Manor. Supposedly, old man Garth killed his family and hung himself several years ago and the manor is said to be haunted.
Unfortunately for our protagonists, someone is still lurking within the manor walls and he doesn't take tresspassers kindly.
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-->-- Tagline

'''''Hell Night''''' is a
{{Tagline}}

A
SlasherMovie from the year 1981.

It
1981.

The film
centers around a bunch four of new Alpha Sigma Rho fraternity kids, who in a part of hazing initiation ceremony are locked up in the abandoned Garth Manor. Supposedly, old man Garth the former owner of the place killed his family and hung himself several years ago ago, and his remaining heir is still hiding within the manor is said to be haunted.
walls. Unfortunately for our protagonists, cast, someone is still ''is'' lurking within the manor walls and he doesn't take tresspassers kindly.
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place.



* AccidentalMisnaming: Denise constantly calls Seth Wes.
* AlliterativeName: Denise Dunsmore.
* CassandraTruth: Due to their fraternity's excessive partying and pranks, the cops won't believe Seth when he tries to tell them what happened at Garth Manor.

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* AccidentalMisnaming: Denise constantly calls keeps calling Seth Wes.
"Wes", much to his annoyance.
* AlliterativeName: Denise Dunsmore.
Dunsmore, the naughtier female newbie of the Alpha Sigma Rho.
* AnkleDrag: The killer captures May by her leg (through a tunnel that she was warned about earlier), and she is dragged underground and gets [[OffWithHisHead her head chopped off]] as she she screams helplessly.
* BigBad: The killer within Garth Manor. [[spoiler:Make that [[BigBadDuumvirate killer]]'''[[BigBadDuumvirate s]]'''.]]
* CassandraTruth: Due to their his fraternity's excessive partying and pranks, the cops won't believe Seth when he tries to tell them what happened at Garth Manor. He then steals a confiscated shotgun from them, and rushes back.



* DoesNotLikeShoes: Killer runs around barefoot.
* DrivenToSuicide: Raymond Garth prior to the events of the film.
* DumbBlonde: Denise.
* EnemyRisingBehind: The killer slowly rises behind the remaining protagonists as they ponder about things and think they're safe.
* FinalGirl: Marti.
* KnifeNut: A meat cleaver is put to deadly use.
* MasqueradeBall: The film begins with fraternity having a costume party.
* MirrorScare: Peter tries to do it to Denise, but it fails.
* NeverRecycleABuilding: The Garth Manor, which has been abandoned for 12 years.
* OminousOwl: An owl provides a CatScare to May at one point.
* TheReveal: [[spoiler:There are [[TwoDunIt two killers]] prowling the Garth Manor grounds]].
* SinisterScythe: Peter is killed with one.
* SurferDude: Seth.
* TotallyRadical: Seth uses the term "radical" couple times.
* WrenchWench: Marti, who has worked in her father's garage during high school.

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* DoesNotLikeShoes: Killer runs around barefoot.
DangerousWindows: As Marti climbs down a wall, the killer tries to grab her through a window.
* DressedToPlunder: Scott, Peter's accomplice in scaring the new Alpha Sigma Rho members, is dressed as a pirate dor the festivities for the celebration, complete with a fake PirateParrot on his shoulder.
* DrivenToSuicide: According to Peter's story, Raymond Garth hung himself after killing most of his family prior to the events of the film.
* DumbBlonde: Denise.
*
EnemyRisingBehind: The killer slowly rises behind the remaining protagonists As Marti and Jeff as they ponder about things and think they're safe.
safe, the killer slowly rises from a trap door beneath the carpet behind them.
* FinalGirl: Marti.
* KnifeNut: A meat cleaver
[[spoiler:Marti is put the only person to deadly use.
survive the both killers]].
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: [[spoiler:Marti offs the remaining killer by driving towards the broken gate, impaling the guy]].
* MasqueradeBall: The film begins with the Alpha Sigma Rho fraternity having a costume party.
* MirrorScare: Peter tries to do it pull this off to Denise, Denise by displaying trick imagery on the mirror that she's using, but it fails.
fails as she ignores it.
* MsFanservice: While the nudity for this kind of film is non-existent, Denise makes up for it by appearing in lingerie in every other scene.
* NeckSnap: Preparing for a scare to the new Alpha Sigma Rho members, Scott hears a strange sound in the roof of Garth Manor. He goes to investigate, finds the source, and gets his head twisted around his neck.
* NeverRecycleABuilding: The Garth Manor, which Manor has been abandoned for 12 years.
years, makaing it suitable for Alpha Sigma Rho's initiation ritual.
* OminousOwl: An owl provides a CatScare NotQuiteDead: Seth struggles the killer as he returns to May at one point.
the grounds with a shotgun, and shoots him. The killer rises once more, and Seth shoots him once more.
* SlashedThroat: After returning from the bathroom, Seth finds Denise's corpse with her throat cut on their bed.
* OutsideRide: Marti finds out that she has an unwarranted passenger onher car as she tries to make an escape from the Garth Manor.
* TheReveal: [[spoiler:There are [[TwoDunIt two (likely related) killers]] prowling the Garth Manor grounds]].
* ShootOutTheLock: Averted. Seth tries to break the lock to the gate of Garth Manor by shooting it with the gun that Peter gave him, but finds out that it is filled with blanks.
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SinisterScythe: Peter Peter, thinking that he is killed with one.
*
eluding the danger, gets a scythe-blade struck on his chest.
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SurferDude: Seth.
Seth.
* TotallyRadical: Seth uses the term "radical" couple times.
WalkingShirtlessScene: Seth, once he gets together with Denise, wears only boxers he tries to have sex with her.
* WrenchWench: Marti, who has worked in her father's garage during high school. Her expertise in cars come handy when she has to get the car that Seth used to get back in to the Garth manor into working order.
28th Apr '14 2:00:55 PM erforce
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* EnforcedMethodActing: Jeff's limping after the scene where he is thrown down a flight of stairs is real, as Jeff's actor really hurt his leg.
18th Dec '13 1:20:38 AM erforce
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* TheReveal: [[spoiler:There are two killers prowling the Garth Manor grounds]].

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* TheReveal: [[spoiler:There are [[TwoDunIt two killers killers]] prowling the Garth Manor grounds]].
14th Sep '13 3:07:54 AM SeptimusHeap
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* OwlBeDamned: An owl provides a CatScare to May at one point.

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* OwlBeDamned: OminousOwl: An owl provides a CatScare to May at one point.
11th Sep '13 5:32:50 AM SeptimusHeap
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* AccidentalMisnaming: Denise constantly calls Seth Wes.



* MyNameIsNotDurwood: Denise constantly calls Seth Wes.
3rd Aug '13 12:40:29 AM erforce
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* AxeBeforeEntering
* BloodFromTheMouth



* ChaseScene



* CreepyBasement



* DangerousWindows
* DeathBySex
* DoesNotLikeShoes

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* DangerousWindows
* DeathBySex
* DoesNotLikeShoes
DoesNotLikeShoes: Killer runs around barefoot.



* EnemyRisingBehind

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* EnemyRisingBehindEnemyRisingBehind: The killer slowly rises behind the remaining protagonists as they ponder about things and think they're safe.



* HollywoodDarkness
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice



* MrExposition
* MyCarHatesMe



* NeckLift
* NeckSnap



* NotQuiteDead
* OffWithHisHead
* OutsideRide



* PeekABooCorpse
* PoliceAreUseless



* ShirtlessScene
* ShootOutTheLock



* WindowPain
6th Dec '12 1:47:37 AM erforce
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->-- Tagline

'''''Hell Night''''' is a SlasherFlick from the year 1981.

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->-- -->-- Tagline

'''''Hell Night''''' is a SlasherFlick SlasherMovie from the year 1981.
20th Apr '12 1:11:25 AM erforce
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* SimilarlyNamedWorks: The film shouldn't be confused with the {{PSOne}} game ''Hell Night'' or the fellow Slasher film ''HappyHellNight'', from 1992.
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