Silent Night, Deadly Night

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984, USA) is a Slasher film directed by Charles E. Sellier Jr. It was followed by Silent Night, Deadly Night 2.


Main Details

  • Released in 1984 | Color
  • Running Time: 79 min | Belgium:96 min (video version) | USA:85 min (uncut version)
  • Production Co: TriStar Pictures | Slayride
  • Distribution Co: TriStar Pictures (1984) (USA) (theatrical) | Aquarius Releasing (1984) (USA) (theatrical) (re-release)
  • Directed by Charles E. Sellier Jr.
  • Written by Paul Caimi, Michael Hickey
  • Starring Lilyan Chauvin, Toni Nero, Britt Leach, Robert Brian Wilson
  • Produced by Ira Richard Barmak, Scott Schneid, Dennis Whitehead
  • Original Music by Perry Botkin Jr.
  • Cinematography by Henning Schellerup
  • Film Editing by Michael Spence

Plot Summary

  • Little Billy witness his parents getting killed by Santa after being warned by his senile grandpa that Santa punishes those who are naughty. Now Billy is 18, and out of the orphanage, and he has just become Santa, himself.

Also Known As

  • Douce nuit, sanglante nuit (France)
  • Jouluyö, murhayö (Finland)
  • Natale di sangue (Italy) (video title)
  • Slayride (USA) (working title)
  • Stille Nacht - Horror Nacht (Germany)


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