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Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)

R
79 min | Horror, Thriller

After his parents are murdered, a tormented teenager goes on a murderous rampage dressed as Santa, due to his stay at an orphanage where he was abused by the Mother Superior.
Writers
Paul Caimi (based on a story by) | Michael Hickey
Producer
Ira Barmak (as Ira Richard Barmak)
Composer
Perry Botkin Jr. (as Perry Botkin)
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Budget
$ 1,065,000
Opening Wknd
$ 1,432,800
Gross (USA)
$ 2,491,460
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Release date
Nov 9, 1984 (United States)

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52 cast members
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Lilyan Chauvin
Mother Superior Mother Superior   See fewer
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Gilmer McCormick
Sister Margaret Sister Margaret   See fewer
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Toni Nero
Pamela Pamela   See fewer
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Robert Brian Wilson
Billy at 18 Billy at 18   See fewer
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Britt Leach
Mr. Sims Mr. Sims   See fewer
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Nancy Borgenicht
Mrs. Randall Mrs. Randall   See fewer
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H.E.D. Redford
Captain Richards Captain Richards   See fewer
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Danny Wagner
Billy at 8 Billy at 8   See fewer
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Leo Geter
Tommy Tommy   See fewer
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Will Hare
Grandpa Grandpa   See fewer
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Tara Buckman
Mother (Ellie) Mother (Ellie)   See fewer
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Geoff Hansen
Father (Jim) (as Jeff Hansen) Father (Jim) (as Jeff Hansen)   See fewer
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Charles Dierkop
Killer Santa Killer Santa   See fewer
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Eric Hart
Mr. Levitt (Storekeeper) Mr. Levitt (Storekeeper)   See fewer
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Jonathan Best
Billy at 5 (as Jonathon Best) Billy at 5 (as Jonathon Best)   See fewer
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A. Madeline Smith
Sister Ellen Sister Ellen   See fewer
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Amy Styvesant
Cindy (as Amy Stuyvesant) Cindy (as Amy Stuyvesant)   See fewer
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Max Robinson
Officer Barnes Officer Barnes   See fewer
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Vinc Massa
Young Boy Sledding - Doug (as Vince Massa) Young Boy Sledding - Doug (as Vince Massa)   See fewer
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John Michael Alvarez
Young Boy Sledding - Jim (as Michael Alvarez) Young Boy Sledding - Jim (as Michael Alvarez)   See fewer
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John Bishop
Older Boy Sledding - Bob Older Boy Sledding - Bob   See fewer
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Richard C. Terry
Older Boy Sledding - Mac (as Richard Terry) Older Boy Sledding - Mac (as Richard Terry)   See fewer
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Oscar Rowland
Dr. Conway Dr. Conway   See fewer
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Richard D. Clark
Officer Miller Officer Miller   See fewer
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Tip Boxell
Officer Murphy Officer Murphy   See fewer
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Angela Montoya
Little Girl on Santa's Lap Little Girl on Santa's Lap   See fewer
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Molly Cameron
Girl's Mother (as Mollie Cameron) Girl's Mother (as Mollie Cameron)   See fewer
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Jayne Luke
Other Mother in Store Other Mother in Store   See fewer
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Joan Forster
Other Mother in Store (as Joan S. Forster) Other Mother in Store (as Joan S. Forster)   See fewer
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Betsy Nagel
Other Mother in Store Other Mother in Store   See fewer
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Barbara Stafford
Teen Lover at Orphanage Teen Lover at Orphanage   See fewer
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Paul Mulder
Teen Lover at Orphanage Teen Lover at Orphanage   See fewer
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Spencer Ashby
Santa at Orphanage Santa at Orphanage   See fewer
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J. Paul Broadhead
Santa in Store Santa in Store   See fewer
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Alex Burton
Brother (Ricky) at 14 Brother (Ricky) at 14   See fewer
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Max Broadhead
Brother (Ricky) at 4 Brother (Ricky) at 4   See fewer
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Melissa Best
Infant Ricky Infant Ricky   See fewer
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Dan Rogers
Dispatcher Dispatcher   See fewer
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Spencer Alston
Child at Orphanage Child at Orphanage   See fewer
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Kristi Ballard
Child at Orphanage Child at Orphanage   See fewer
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Jacob Peterson
Child at Orphanage Child at Orphanage   See fewer
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Jonathan Wilde
Child at Orphanage Child at Orphanage   See fewer
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Susie Massa
Child at Orphanage Child at Orphanage   See fewer
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Sarah Stuyvesant
Child at Orphanage Child at Orphanage   See fewer
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Aron Kincaid
Obnoxious Deejay (uncredited) Obnoxious Deejay (uncredited)   See fewer
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Judith Roberts
Mother Superior (uncredited) Mother Superior (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean-Paul Rodrigues
Child in Orphanage (uncredited) Child in Orphanage (uncredited)   See fewer
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Micheline Rodrigues
Child in Orphanage (uncredited) Child in Orphanage (uncredited)   See fewer
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Monique Rodrigues
Child in Orphanage (uncredited) Child in Orphanage (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Shanks
Santa Climbing in Window (uncredited) Santa Climbing in Window (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 11,073 votes