Night Terrors (1993)

35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
Matrix Surround, English

An American horror film directed by Tobe Hooper.

Plot Summary

A young girl is on her way to visit her father in Cairo when she becomes embroiled with a strange cult led by Paul Chevalier, a brutal descendent of the .


Directed by: Tobe Hooper
© 1993 Surge Productions, Inc.
Yoram Globus and Christopher Pearce present a Global Pictures production
Executive Producers: Yoram Globus, Christopher Pearce
Produced by: Harry Alan Towers
Associate Producer: Anita Hope
Line Producers: Allan Greenblatt, Michael Sharfstein
Written by: Daniel Matmor, Rom Globus
Director of Photography: Amnon Salomon
Edited by: Alain Jakubowicz
Music by: Dov Seltzer
Sound Mixer: Yochai Moshe
Costume Designer: Rona Doron
Makeup Artist: Maskit Koren
Hairdresser: Nancy Balwin
Make-up Effects Created by: David B. Miller
Special Effects: Bashir Abu-Rabea
Art Director: Yossi Peled

Robert Englund (Marquis De Sade & Paul Chevaller)
Zoe Trilling (Genie)
Alona Kimhi (Sabina)
Juliano Mer (Mahmoud)
Chandra West (Beth)
William Finley (Dr Matteson)
Irit Sheleg (Fatima)
Niv Cohen (Chuck)
Doron Barbi (Ali)
David Menachem, Jonathan Cherchi (Arab market hustlers)
Howard Ripp (Harry, Matteson's assistant)
Tsachi Noy (Chuck's father)
Dafna Armoni (Marcille)
Yakov Banai, Joel Drori (Chevalier's servants)
Uri Gavriel (Yousuf)
Yosef Shiloa [real name: Joseph Shiloach] (Pardy Hardy)
Moti Bootbool (black taxi driver)
Tamar Shamir (snake woman)
Babi Neeman (gnostic leader)
Daniel E. Matmor (priest)

Alternative Titles

Marquis de Sade – France (television)
Night Terrors – France (video)
Nightmare Nights of Terror – Belgium (video)
Noites de Terror – Brazil
Tobe Hooper's Living Nightmare – Germany
Tobe Hooper's Night Terrors



  • Fangoria no.149 (January 1996) p.38 – video review (Video eye)
  • Shivers no.8 (August 1993) pp.24-26 – illustrated article
  • Sight & Sound vol.4 no.7 (July 1994) p.61 – video note
  • Sight & Sound vol.5 no.1 (January 1995) p.70 – video note


  • Harry Alan Towers: The Transnational Career of a Cinematic Contrarian by Dave Mann pp.152, 154-156, 159
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.512 – credits, review
  • Horror Films of the 1990s by John Kenneth Muir pp.297 – credits, review