In 1980, Prom Night slashed its way into cinemas. The horror movie – about a masked killer who strikes during the night of a high school prom – starred Jamie Lee Curtis and Leslie Nielsen.
Upon release, Prom Night proved to be a significant financial success which led to a series of sequels, as well as a remake; but how many Prom Night movies are there? For all the gruesome details and more, keep reading.
How many Prom Night movies are there?
To date, there are five entries in the Prom Night movie series. The films include:
- Prom Night (1980)
- Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987)
- Prom Night III: The Last Kiss (1990)
- Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil (1992)
- Prom Night (2008)
Are all of the Prom Night movies part of the same series?
Prom Night 1980, Prom Night II, Prom Night III, and Prom Night IV are all part of a loosely connected series. Prom Night 2008 is a remake of the original movie from 1980.
Are the Prom Night movies the work of the same director?
The Prom Night movies are the work of multiple directors. Paul Lynch directed Prom Night, Bruce Pittman directed Prom Night II, Ron Oliver directed Prom Night III, Clay Borris directed Prom Night IV, and Nelson McCormick directed Prom Night.
Who are the cast of the Prom Night movies?
Notable actors in the Prom Night movie series include Jamie Lee Curtis, Leslie Nielsen, Eddie Benton, Robert A. Silverman, Michael Ironside, Wendy Lyon, Tim Conlon, Cynthia Preston, Jeremy Ratchford, Nicole de Boer, Fab Filippo, Brittany Snow, Scott Porter, Brianne Davis, and Idris Elba.
What is the best Prom Night movie?
According to IMDb, the Prom Night movies are ranked from best to least-best as follows:
- Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987) – 5.7/10
- Prom Night (1980) – 5.4./10
- Prom Night III: The Last Kiss (1990) – 4.7/10
- Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil (1992) – 4.2/10
- Prom Night (2008) – 3.9/10
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