Night of the Demons (film series)

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The Night Of The Demons is an American Comedy-horror franchise consisting of four films. The original film, Night of the Demons, was released in 1988. Written and produced by Joe Augustyn, and directed by Kevin S. Tenney, the sequels have had various writers and directors attached to them, with the character of Angela remaining the only constant in all of the films in the franchise. Tenney, who directed the first sequel, also wrote the third film in the franchise and co-produced the remake.


Night of the Demons (1988)[edit]

The first film in the series, Night of the Demons was released in 1988. The film was written and produced by Joe Augustyn and directed by Kevin S. Tenney. The movie follows several teenagers as they attend a party thrown by school outcast Angela (played by Amelia Kinkade) and her best friend (scream queen Linnea Quigley) at an abandoned funeral home.

Night of the Demons 2 (1994)[edit]

Night of the Demons 2 was released in 1994, with the story picking up six years after the end of the previous film. The story follows the character of Angela's younger sister Melissa as she and several of her fellow students visit Hull House on Halloween. Unlike its predecessor, which took place entirely inside of the funeral parlor, the sequel has demonic activity occurring outside of the limits of the property on the school's campus.

Night of the Demons 3 (1997)[edit]

Night of the Demons 3 (also known as Demon House) is a 1997 sequel to the previous two films. Written by Kevin S. Tenney, the plot features several teens that find themselves on the run after a misunderstanding leading to a shoot out with police. They try to hide out at Hull House.

Night of the Demons (2009 remake)[edit]

Night of the Demons is a 2009 remake that was loosely based on the original 1988 film. The movie takes place in a seemingly haunted mansion in New Orleans, with the plot following several adults rather than teenagers. It was directed by Adam Gierasch and produced by Kevin S. Tenney.


Film Director Writer(s) Producer(s)
1. Night Of The Demons Kevin S. Tenney Joe Augustyn Joe Augustyn
2. Night Of The Demons 2 Brian Trenchard-Smith Joe Augustyn & James Penzi Jeff Geoffray
3. Night Of The Demons 3 Jim "James" Kaufman Kevin S. Tenney Claudio Castravelli
4. Night Of The Demons Adam Gierasch Adam Gierasch & Jace Anderson Greg McKay & Kevin Tenney

Box office[edit]

Film Release date (US) Budget Box office revenue Reference
United States International Worldwide
1. Night Of The Demons October 14, 1988 $1,200,000 $3,109,904 [1]
2. Night Of The Demons 2 May 13, 1994 $1,300,000 Direct-to-video
3. Night Of The Demons 3 October 7, 1997 $5,765,562 Direct-to-video


  1. ^ "Night Of The Demons (1988)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2008-09-05.

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