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Film: Prom Night (1980)

Released in 1980, the Prom Night opens with the unfortunate death of a child, when a group of kids playing a variation of hide-and-seek in an abandoned building teases a girl and she falls from a window. The kids never told anyone what happened and the little girl's death was blamed on Leonard Murch, a psychopathic child molester who is caught shortly after.

Several years later, students of Hamilton High are preparing for prom. But unbeknownst to them, a masked killer looking for revenge has invited himself to it.

The film features Jamie Lee Curtis and Leslie Nielsen in starring roles. Nowadays, the film is mostly remembered for its disco soundtrack, which is sought out by collectors. It was also popular enough to receive three sequels; Hello Mary-Lou: Prom Night II, Prom Night III: The Last Kiss and Prom Night IV: Deliver Us From Evil, and a loose remake, which was released in 2008.


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