Hell Night is a 2008 American Supernatural Horror Film written and directed by Nick Cassavetes starring Mae Whitman, Alexa Vega, Evan Ross, Asher Book, Nick Palatas, Anushka Sharma, Ed Speleers and Neal McDonough.

The film is a remake of the independent Tom DeSimone 1981 cult classic slasher creature feature horror film.

The film unlike the remake came under the distribution of Universal Pictures and actor/director Jon Favreau who donned the project's distribution and raised a very high funding for the picture.

The filming took place in New Orleans, Louisiana and at Universal Studious, Orlando Florida.

The film was released to a large theatrical span October 31st, 2008 and was met with overwhelming box office success as well as positive reception from critics and viewing audiences.

It was praised for the strong performances of the cast of the remake and visual effects depicting the horror of the film and gut wrenching surreal violence, as opposed to the unbelievable effects and acting of the original motion picture.

Tom DeSimone the director of the original 1981 classic also marked a cameo appearence in the film as a grumpy caretaker.


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  • Mae Whitman as Rita 
  • Alexa Vega as Jeanine
  • Evan Ross as Jimmy
  • Asher Book as Gordon
  • Nick Palatas as Johnson
  • Anushka Sharma as Sara
  • Ed Speleers as Toby
  • Neal McDonough as Raymond Garth
  • Marin Hinkle as Julia Garth
  • Mason Cook as Morris Garth
  • Willow Shields as Margaret Garth
  • Mackenzie Foy as Suzanne Garth
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