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''Alone in the Dark'' is 1982 [[SlasherMovie slasheresque]] horror movie directed by Jack Sholder[[note]](who also did ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreetPart2FreddysRevenge'', ''Film/TheHidden'' and ''Film/Wishmaster2EvilNeverDies'')[[/note]] and it stars Creator/DwightSchultz, Creator/DonaldPleasence, Creator/MartinLandau and Jack Palance. It was also the first film released by Creator/NewLineCinema.

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''Alone in the Dark'' is 1982 [[SlasherMovie slasheresque]] horror movie directed by Jack Sholder[[note]](who also did ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreetPart2FreddysRevenge'', ''Film/TheHidden'' and ''Film/Wishmaster2EvilNeverDies'')[[/note]] and it stars Creator/DwightSchultz, Creator/DonaldPleasence, Creator/MartinLandau and Jack Palance.Creator/JackPalance. It was also the first film released by Creator/NewLineCinema.


''Alone in the Dark'' is 1982 [[SlasherMovie slasheresque]] horror movie directed by Jack Sholder[[note]](who also did ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreetPart2FreddysRevenge'', ''Film/TheHidden'' and ''Film/Wishmaster2EvilNeverDies'')[[/note]] and it stars Creator/DwightSchultz, Creator/DonaldPleasence, Martin Landau and Jack Palance. It was also the first film released by Creator/NewLineCinema.

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''Alone in the Dark'' is 1982 [[SlasherMovie slasheresque]] horror movie directed by Jack Sholder[[note]](who also did ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreetPart2FreddysRevenge'', ''Film/TheHidden'' and ''Film/Wishmaster2EvilNeverDies'')[[/note]] and it stars Creator/DwightSchultz, Creator/DonaldPleasence, Martin Landau Creator/MartinLandau and Jack Palance. It was also the first film released by Creator/NewLineCinema.

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* DreamIntro: The film opens with a nightmare that one of the main antagonist mental patients is having, where a normal visit to a diner turns surrealistic and lethal.


'''''Alone in the Dark''''' is 1982 [[SlasherMovie slasheresque]] horror movie directed by Jack Sholder[[note]](who also did ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreetPart2FreddysRevenge'', ''Film/TheHidden'' and ''Film/Wishmaster2EvilNeverDies'')[[/note]] and it stars Creator/DwightSchultz, Creator/DonaldPleasence, Martin Landau and Jack Palance. It was also the first film released by Creator/NewLineCinema.

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'''''Alone ''Alone in the Dark''''' Dark'' is 1982 [[SlasherMovie slasheresque]] horror movie directed by Jack Sholder[[note]](who also did ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreetPart2FreddysRevenge'', ''Film/TheHidden'' and ''Film/Wishmaster2EvilNeverDies'')[[/note]] and it stars Creator/DwightSchultz, Creator/DonaldPleasence, Martin Landau and Jack Palance. It was also the first film released by Creator/NewLineCinema.


'''''Alone in the Dark''''' is 1982 [[SlasherMovie slasheresque]] horror movie directed by Jack Sholder[[note]](who also did ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreetPart2FreddysRevenge'', ''Film/TheHidden'' and ''Film/{{Wishmaster}} 2'')[[/note]] and it stars Creator/DwightSchultz, Creator/DonaldPleasence, Martin Landau and Jack Palance. It was also the first film released by Creator/NewLineCinema.

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'''''Alone in the Dark''''' is 1982 [[SlasherMovie slasheresque]] horror movie directed by Jack Sholder[[note]](who also did ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreetPart2FreddysRevenge'', ''Film/TheHidden'' and ''Film/{{Wishmaster}} 2'')[[/note]] ''Film/Wishmaster2EvilNeverDies'')[[/note]] and it stars Creator/DwightSchultz, Creator/DonaldPleasence, Martin Landau and Jack Palance. It was also the first film released by Creator/NewLineCinema.

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: [[spoiler:Hawkes has a case of this at the end, when its revealed that Dr. Merton, who he believed Potter had killed and was trying to avenge, is alive and well, meaning that his friends and several innocent people died for nothing.]]


'''''Alone in the Dark''''' is 1982 [[SlasherMovie slasheresque]] horror movie directed by Jack Sholder[[note]](who also did ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreetPart2FreddysRevenge'', ''The Hidden'' and ''Film/{{Wishmaster}} 2'')[[/note]] and it stars Creator/DwightSchultz, Creator/DonaldPleasence, Martin Landau and Jack Palance. It was also the first film released by Creator/NewLineCinema.

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'''''Alone in the Dark''''' is 1982 [[SlasherMovie slasheresque]] horror movie directed by Jack Sholder[[note]](who also did ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreetPart2FreddysRevenge'', ''The Hidden'' ''Film/TheHidden'' and ''Film/{{Wishmaster}} 2'')[[/note]] and it stars Creator/DwightSchultz, Creator/DonaldPleasence, Martin Landau and Jack Palance. It was also the first film released by Creator/NewLineCinema.


* BigBadDuumvirate: Frank Hawker, Ronald Elster and Byron the Preacher have the same goal: Kill Dr. Potter. Skagg the Bleeder initially accompanies them, but leaves during the blackout looting to pursue his own goals.

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* BigBadDuumvirate: Frank Hawker, Ronald Elster and Byron the Preacher have Preacher, the TerribleTrio with the same goal: Kill Dr. Potter. They are initially a foursome with Skagg the Bleeder initially accompanies them, Bleeder, but he leaves them during the blackout looting to pursue his own goals.


* CoversAlwaysLie: The covers of VHS and DVD releases place Creator/DonaldPleasence's character among the lunatics. He is actually good guy.

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* CoversAlwaysLie: The covers of VHS and DVD releases place Creator/DonaldPleasence's character among the lunatics. He While being a bit of a nut himself, his character Dr. Bain is actually a good guy.


* ArcherArchetype: Hawkes, who picked up a crossbow during the looting.
* AnAxeToGrind: Byron's weapon of choice, along with [[KnifeNut a knife]].
* BatterUp: Roland's picks up a baseball bat in the blackout looting. [[spoiler:It is later used against him to drive the meatcleaver stuck on his back further in]].

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* ArcherArchetype: Hawkes, who picked up a crossbow during the looting.
looting. The siege sees him fire several arrow at out cast.
* AnAxeToGrind: Byron's weapon of choice, along with [[KnifeNut Byron pick up a knife]].
hatchet during the blacout looting, and uses it [[spoiler:to kill Dr. Bain when he comes to see Dr. Potter during the siege]].
* BatterUp: Roland's Ronald picks up a baseball bat in the blackout looting. [[spoiler:It is later used against him to drive the meatcleaver stuck on his back further in]].



* FearlessFool: Lyla doesn't think twice when she meets a complete stranger (who is in fact Roland Elster, a child molester) claiming to be her new babysitter in her home. [[spoiler:Good thing that nothing bad happens to her]].

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* FearlessFool: Lyla doesn't think twice when she meets a complete stranger (who is in fact Roland Ronald Elster, a child molester) claiming to be her new babysitter in her home. [[spoiler:Good thing that nothing bad happens to her]].her, and they just arrange some origamis]].



* KnifeNut: Byron uses a hunting knife much of the film.



* NeckLift: Bunky manages to escape from Byron who attacks her under the bed, but is instead captured by Ronald who then lifts her in the air.
* NeckSnap: Roland punches a guy through a car window, breaking his neck. He then throws the body out of the vehicle and the foursome commandeer it.

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* NeckLift: Bunky manages to escape from Byron Byron, who attacks her from under the bed, but is instead captured by Ronald who then lifts her in the air.
air by her neck.
* NeckSnap: Roland Ronald punches a guy through a car window, breaking his neck. He then throws the body out of the vehicle and the foursome commandeer it.


'''''Alone in the Dark''''' is 1982 [[SlasherMovie slasheresque]] horror movie directed by Jack Sholder (who also did ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreetPart2FreddysRevenge'', ''The Hidden'' and ''Film/{{Wishmaster}} 2'') and it stars Creator/DwightSchultz, Creator/DonaldPleasence, Martin Landau and Jack Palance. It was also the first film released by New Line Cinema.

Dr. Dan Potter has just arrived in the psychiatric haven of Dr. Bain to replace Dr. Merton. Some of the patients, who really liked Dr. Merton, come to conclusion that Potter has killed him and now he is going to kill them.

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'''''Alone in the Dark''''' is 1982 [[SlasherMovie slasheresque]] horror movie directed by Jack Sholder (who Sholder[[note]](who also did ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreetPart2FreddysRevenge'', ''The Hidden'' and ''Film/{{Wishmaster}} 2'') 2'')[[/note]] and it stars Creator/DwightSchultz, Creator/DonaldPleasence, Martin Landau and Jack Palance. It was also the first film released by New Line Cinema.

Creator/NewLineCinema.

Dr. Dan Potter has just arrived in the psychiatric haven of Dr. Bain to replace one Dr. Merton.Merton, who has moved to other work. Some of the patients, who really liked Dr. Merton, come to conclusion that Potter has killed him and now he is going to kill them.
them.



One night, a power outage caused by a power plant failure lets them escape the haven. During the ensuing citywide looting, they arm themselves and start seeking out our good doctor....

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One night, [[BigBlackout a power outage blackout caused by a power plant failure failure]] lets them the vengeful patients escape the haven. During the ensuing citywide looting, they arm themselves and start seeking out our good doctor....



* BatterUp: Roland's weapon of choice.
* BigBlackout: The reason for antagonists' escape.
* BlackDudeDiesFirst: Black orderly Ray Curtis is the first victim of the psychopaths.
* CarFu: The postman's death.
* CatapultNightmare: Byron waking up from his nightmare.
* ContrivedCoincidence: Hawkes finding out that Merton is in fact alive.
* CoversAlwaysLie: The covers of VHS and DVD releases makes it seems that Creator/DonaldPleasence's character is one of the lunatics.
* DeathBySex: Bunky and her boyfriend are killed when they are about to start have sex.
* EvilChef: Leo appears as one in Byron's nightmare.
* EvilLaugh: Byron is fond of doing it.
* FearlessFool: Lyla doesn't think twice when she meets a complete stranger claiming to be her new babysitter in her home. Good thing that nothing bad happens to her.
* GivingSomeoneThePointerFinger

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* BatterUp: Roland's weapon of choice.
picks up a baseball bat in the blackout looting. [[spoiler:It is later used against him to drive the meatcleaver stuck on his back further in]].
* BigBlackout: The reason for antagonists' escape.
BigBadDuumvirate: Frank Hawker, Ronald Elster and Byron the Preacher have the same goal: Kill Dr. Potter. Skagg the Bleeder initially accompanies them, but leaves during the blackout looting to pursue his own goals.
* BlackDudeDiesFirst: Black orderly Ray Curtis is the first victim of the psychopaths.
crazy foursome.
* CarFu: The postman's death.
Because Byron wants the guy's hat, our antagonists run over a telegram messenger with their van. Byron then puts on the headwear in an attempt to get inside Dr. Potter's home.
* CatapultNightmare: Byron waking Just as he is struck by a meatcleaver in the opening nightmare, Preacher wakes by springing up from his nightmare.
and screaming.
* ContrivedCoincidence: CoincidentalBroadcast: [[spoiler:As Hawkes finding out has the cast on arrowpoint, electricity comes back. And just in time to put the television back on to show the news, which features an interview with Dr. Merton, the guy whose "death" Hawkes and others were trying to avenge. Upset about learning that Merton is in fact alive.
he has been fighting the wrong fight, Hawkes leaves]].
* CoversAlwaysLie: The covers of VHS and DVD releases makes it seems that place Creator/DonaldPleasence's character is one of among the lunatics.
lunatics. He is actually good guy.
* DeathBySex: Bunky and her boyfriend are killed when they are about to start have sex.
* DontLookAtMe: John Skagg, alias The Bleeder, is introduced with him facing a wall, and Dr. Bain tells Dr. Potter that he doesn't like having his face seen by strangers. He keeps this up to the point of putting on a hockey mask during the blackout looting. [[spoiler:It also sets up the reveal of him being Tom during the siege]].
*
EvilChef: Leo Dr. Bain appears as one in Byron's nightmare.
nightmare, and tries to slice him up.
* EvilLaugh: Byron is fond of doing it.
laughs evilly as Hawker tailgates the telegram messenger. He does it again [[spoiler:before killing Dr. Bain]].
* FearlessFool: Lyla doesn't think twice when she meets a complete stranger (who is in fact Roland Elster, a child molester) claiming to be her new babysitter in her home. Good [[spoiler:Good thing that nothing bad happens to her.
her]].
* GivingSomeoneThePointerFingerGivingSomeoneThePointerFinger: After introducing himself to the third floor patients, Dr. Potter turns to leave but Hawker stops him by pointing at him and yelling his name.



* InsaneTrollLogic: Justified, even.



* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Hawkes.
* NiceHat: Our antagonists kill a postman for his hat.
* NightmareSequence: Film opens up with Byron having a nightmare.
* NotSoDifferent: Hawkes' reaction when he sees the death of Byron.
-->'''Hawkes''': "So... it's not just us crazy folk that kill. We all kill... when we must. And we all die... when it's time."

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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Hawkes.
Hawkes, a sort of predator himself.
* NiceHat: Our antagonists kill NeckLift: Bunky manages to escape from Byron who attacks her under the bed, but is instead captured by Ronald who then lifts her in the air.
* NeckSnap: Roland punches
a postman for guy through a car window, breaking his hat.
neck. He then throws the body out of the vehicle and the foursome commandeer it.
* NightmareSequence: Film opens up with a nightmare that Byron having the Preacher is having, where a nightmare.
normal visit to a diner turns surrealistic and lethal.
* NotSoDifferent: Hawkes' reaction when he sees Hawkes muses about this after witnessing the death of Byron.
-->'''Hawkes''': "So...So... it's not just us crazy folk that kill. We all kill... when we must. And we all die... when it's time."time.
* PeekabooCorpse: Nells opens the closet that has the fire extinghuisher in it, and the corpses of Bunky and Billy fall out.



* PyroManiac: Byron, who likes to burn churches with people in them.
* TheReveal: [[spoiler:Tom is actually The Bleeder]].
* SinisterMinister: Byron.
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Toni is afraid of the dark.
* WrestlerInAllOfUs: Ronald does a backbreaker to an orderly when the lunatics are escaping the asylum.

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* PyroManiac: Byron, who likes alias Preacher, whose "trip" is to burn set churches with on fire. With people in them.
* TheReveal: [[spoiler:Tom [[spoiler:Tom, the guy that Toni met during the nuclear power protest, is actually The Bleeder]].
* SinisterMinister: Byron.
TitleDrop: When the subject of being afraid of the dark comes up, Toni tells Lyla that as a kid, she "was scared to death to be alone in the dark".
* UnwillingSuspension: Preacher's nightmare in the opening ends with him dragged up by chains, and getting hit by a shiny meatcleaver held by Dr. Bain.
* WeNeedADistraction: The patients arrange a commotion with the pyromaniac Byron so that Elster can sneak into Dr. Potter's office and find out his address in {{Joisey}}.
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Toni is afraid of the dark.
dark, which makes things worse for her when the lunatics start besieging her brother's house in the ongoing blackout.
* WrestlerInAllOfUs: When the lunatics start their escape from the asylum, Preacher and Ronald go look for Curtis. When they find him, Ronald hoists the orderly over his head and does a backbreaker to an orderly when the lunatics are escaping the asylum.him, snapping his spine.

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* BlackDudeDiesFirst: Black orderly Ray Curtis is the first victim of the psychopaths.


* AxCrazy



* BigBlackout

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* BigBlackoutBigBlackout: The reason for antagonists' escape.



* DangerousWindows



* {{Joisey}}



* MyCarHatesMe



* NeckLift



* OnceIsNotEnough
* PeekABooCorpse



* SlashedThroat
* UnwillingSuspension



* WindowPain


'''''Alone in the Dark''''' is 1982 [[SlasherMovie slasheresque]] horror movie directed by Jack Sholder (who also did ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreetPart2FreddysRevenge'', ''The Hidden'' and ''Film/{{Wishmaster}} 2'') and it stars {{Dwight Schultz}}, DonaldPleasence, Martin Landau and Jack Palance. It was also the first film released by New Line Cinema.

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'''''Alone in the Dark''''' is 1982 [[SlasherMovie slasheresque]] horror movie directed by Jack Sholder (who also did ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreetPart2FreddysRevenge'', ''The Hidden'' and ''Film/{{Wishmaster}} 2'') and it stars {{Dwight Schultz}}, DonaldPleasence, Creator/DwightSchultz, Creator/DonaldPleasence, Martin Landau and Jack Palance. It was also the first film released by New Line Cinema.


* CoversAlwaysLie: The covers of VHS and DVD releases makes it seems that DonaldPleasence's character is one of the lunatics.

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* CoversAlwaysLie: The covers of VHS and DVD releases makes it seems that DonaldPleasence's Creator/DonaldPleasence's character is one of the lunatics.

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