Dead of Night Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 7166

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 18

Theatrical Release Date: 06/28/1946

Language: English

Genre: Horror, Mystery

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer

Actors: Mervyn Johns, Roland Culver, Mary Merrall, Googie Withers, Frederick Valk, Anthony Baird

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Rating of
3.5/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 11/02/2020

With a great number of shocks, surprises, and twists, "Dead of Night" only becomes more and more strange the longer you watch.

Rating of
3/4

Indyfreak - wrote on 10/16/2020

Surreal and atmospheric horror movie with some solid performances and a creepy looking doll. The story has its fair share of crazy twists and turns.

Rating of
3/4

gideon43 - wrote on 05/21/2010

This was Ealing Studios first Post War film and marked a move away from the documentary style realism that had dominated its war-time output. Despite its success, Dead of Night was the last mainstream British Horror movie until the rise of Hammer nearly a decade later. Boasting a solid British cast and many reputable and influential figures of Ealing's Success in the background (including a writing credit for none other than HG Wells) Dead of Night is an eerie and spine tingling treat. Obviously any film from 1945 will lack the blood, gore and horrific images that dominate Horror movies today and some of the acting will seem wooden and quaint but look beyond the very English facade and a terryifying and malavelont world awaits you

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