Happy Hell Night (1991)

Canada/USA, 1991
35mm film, colour, 1:85:1
mono, English

A Canadian/US horror film directed by Brian Owens.

Plot Summary

25 years after he murdered seven students at Winfield College, killer priest Zachary Malius is accidentally freed from psychiatric hospital and gioes on another murderous rampage.


Directed by: Brian Owens
© Malius (1991)
Brisun Entertainment in association with Pavlina Ltd./Petersen Productions presents
Executive Producers: Janez Dolenc, Natalie Silverman
Produced by: Leslie Sunshine, Pavlina Proevska
Co-producer: Curtis Petersen
Line Producers: Armand Leo, Magna Plus
Associate Producers: Mojca Paternoster, Susan Golenbock, Jeffrey Gross
Screenplay by: Brian Owens, Ron Peterson, Michael Fitzpatrick
Director of Phoptography: Sol Negrin
Edited by: David Mitchell
Music by: Nenad Bach
Location Sound Mixer (Yugoslavia Crew): Marton Jankov
Sound Mixer (Canadian Crew): Gary Yates
Costume Designer (Yugoslavia Crew): Jasmina Sanader
Costume Designer (Canadian Crew): Kate Healey
Make-up (Yugoslavia Crew): Stanislava Zaric
Hair (Yugoslavia Crew): Maria Kusec Mitrovic
Hair/Make-up (Canadian Crew): Lisa Rankin
Special Effects (Yugoslavia Crew): Gabe Bartalos, Joel Harlow

Darren McGavin (Henry Collins)
Nick Gregory (Eric)
Frankie Hughes [real name: Frank John Hughes] (Sonny)
Laura Carney (Liz)
Ted Clark (Ned Bara)
Charles Cragin (Malius)
Larry Robinson (orderly)
Lisa Nichols (nurse)
Sam Rockwell (young Henry Collins)
Irfan Mensur (young Father Cane)
Robert Restraino 1A psudonym for Elvis Restaino] (Jake)
Melissa Blanchard (campus girl)
Jeffrey Miller (Ralph)
Dennis Gallant (man in bar)
Kate Delay (Susan)
Scott Bell (Pete)
Johnny Askwith (bartender)
Winston May (sheriff)
Tanja Pujin [real name: Tatjana Pujin] (Kimberly)
Gala Videnovic (Marjorie)

Alternative Titles

Feliz noche infernal – Mexico
Frat Fright – USA (video)
Hell Night – UK (video)
Kolasmeni nyhta, kalinyhta! – Greece (DVD)
Noite Infernal – Portugal

Cast Gallery


  • Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.221