Prom Night Synopsis
A deadly madman terrorizes a teen (Brittany Snow) and her friends at their senior prom.
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Variety

By Joe Leydon
A surprisingly effective teen-skewing thriller that soft-pedals graphic violence (in marked contrast to the R-rated 1980 original) while...
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50

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Formulaic to the core, this reworking of the fondly remembered high-school slasher picture works surprisingly well on its own terms.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Without the gore, this old school slasher rehash is one anemic bore.
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30

Los Angeles Times

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This is as listless, mindless and utterly useless a piece of corporate brain-clog as one is likely to come across for quite some time.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

Viewers' own evenings, meanwhile, will likely be ruined by unimaginative direction, inane dialogue, and Schaech's passing resemblance to...
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25

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Despite having the same title and a similar premise to a 1980 Jamie Lee Curtis flick (kids getting slaughtered on prom night), this is NOT a...
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20

L.A. Weekly

By Chuck Wilson
McCormick and screenwriter J.S. Cardone don’t have one original thought between them, but they do appear to share an obsession with...
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12

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
When Jamie Lee Curtis ran from a killer in 1980's "Prom Night," she was 22 and had a unique gift for belting out fear. She was the Beverly...
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0

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
A nearly bloodless slasher film with fewer surprises than a broken jack-in-the-box.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

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A bland, timid and thoroughly un-thrilling teen thriller.
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FLOP NIGHT

By MOVIES REVIEWER
I just saw the free press preview of this screamfest. NOTE: 'PROM NIGHT' is NOT a 'horror' film. This suspense/thriller was deftly competently directed by Nelson McCormick. He tried hard to avoid...

Prom Night

By mizizmizzy
K, so i heard some ppl sayin tat this movie sucked...but i TOTALLY disagree!!! i thought it was suuuupppeeerrr goooooooddddd!!!! i loved it!!! A LOT!!!! it had me nervous & anxious!!! it was...

Prom night

By gattaca32
it was a very good movie altough it wasnt as scary as i thought it would be. i enjoyed it althought it was not scary at all...

Cant Wait!!!!!!!!

By Daniel Atencio777
This is going to be the best movie in the entire world!!!!! I CANT WAIT!!! This is going to be rreally scary and fun!!!...

Review of Prom Night

By ArmyRanger3713
The movie was great. Me and my wife both thought that it should have been rated R. We had a hard time watching it cause there was little teens in the theater watching the movie. The only thing was...

Prom Night Scare

By trevorashtonbrown
This movie I would have to say was pretty intense. I loved how high quality the movie was but the acting wasn't good at all. I am finally excited to have a murder story instead of all these ghost...

Great Suspense

By horror78
I thought this would be another corny scary prom movie but I was wrong. I was kept in suspense and wondering what the next move would be on both the killer and the innocent. Though the ending was...

Five Word Review

By redyeah
You thought your life sucked!...

OMG the best

By akaluckysme
this movie is so scary... i love it... usally scary movies arent scary there funny because there so fake but this movie is good and real looking if u get what im saying u noo... i thought it could be...

Prom Night

By movie_goer525
WOW!!!! I loved this movie!!!!!! It was the best horror movie i've ever seen!! Normally I hate horror movies. I hate them more than anything else. But I loved this one! I reccomend this movie to...

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For violence and terror, some sexual material, underage drinking, and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Schoolhouse horror -- go to the back of the class.
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