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Silent Night (2012)

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The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.

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Steven C. Miller

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Jayson Rothwell (screenplay by)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Malcolm McDowell ... Sheriff Cooper
Jaime King ... Aubrey Bradimore
Donal Logue ... Santa Jim
Rick Skene ... Ronald Jones Jr. / Ronald Jones Sr.
Ellen Wong ... Brenda
Andrew Cecon ... Deputy Giles
Courtney-Jane White ... Tiffany
Erik J. Berg Erik J. Berg ... Dennis (as Erik Berg)
Tom Anniko ... Mayor Revie
Mike O'Brien Mike O'Brien ... Stein Karsson
Curtis Moore Curtis Moore ... Reverend Madeley
Adriana O'Neil ... Mom
John B. Lowe ... Dad
Ali Tataryn ... Alana Roach
Brendan Fehr ... Deputy Jordan
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The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence, some sexuality/nudity, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 December 2012 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Silent Night See more »

Filming Locations:

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,780, 2 December 2012

Gross USA:

$14,567

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$130,781
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Donal Logue appeared in Reindeer Games (2000), a film which his character also dresses as Santa and is killed on Christmas eve. See more »

Goofs

The name of the town is Cryer but the name on the water tower shows the end of Selkirk, the town where it was filmed. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Cooper: [underlines "Karson" written on a chalkboard] Public enemy number one.
Aubrey Bradimore: It's double 'S'.
Sheriff Cooper: Is it?
Aubrey Bradimore: Karsson. It's double 'S'.
Sheriff Cooper: [scribbles in another 'S'] Double 'S', double screwed.
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Featured in The Kill Count: Silent Night (2012) (2018) See more »

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Once the night do become silent, this movie will not linger on...
1 December 2012 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

I was initially lured in by the somewhat odd cover for this movie; having a strange-looking Santa there with a flamethrower. If that is not an eye-catcher, then I don't know what it.

Having seen the movie now, I somewhat sit here and wonder where the horror in the movie vanished off to, because this movie was anything but scary. And if anything, then the older movies in the same genre, such as "Silent Night, Deadly Night" or "Black Christmas" were actually more entertaining than this 2012 movie.

The story in "Silent Night" is about a mysterious and masked person dressed up as Santa Claws who goes on a killing spree in a small town during the Christmas holidays. And it is up to the local police force to bring an end to the murderous rampage.

Story-wise, it wasn't the most interesting of movies, as it was all something that basically had been seen before in other movies. That being said, I am not saying that it is all bad, because the movie does manage to entertain from the very start and up to the end. Sure, there were some questionable moments and goofy parts to the movie, but all in all, it did manage to entertain. However, this movie is not likely going to become a Christmas classic such as "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" is, nor is it the type of movie that you will most likely ever watch again after having seen it once.

If you enjoy horror movies, then "Silent Night" is not the best of choices, but there are far worse movies available.


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