Dead of Night (Deathdream)
Dead of Night (Deathdream) (1972)

A young Soldier is killed in the line of duty in Vietnam. That same night, the soldier returns home, brought back by his Mother's wishes that he "Don't Die"! Upon his Return, Andy sits in his room, refusing to see his… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1972
DVD Release Date: April 24, 2001
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

belies its low budget with both an impressive cast headed by veteran character actors and director Bob Clark's creative economy

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Brian Juergens
Bloody Disgusting

Deliberate, uncompromising, and very sad, Bob Clark's quiet masterpiece is still one of the most inspired anti-war genre pics out there.

Josh Ralske
All Movie Guide

Like the best genre films, Deathdream offers an interesting glimpse of the American psyche during the time it was made.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of the first and best films to confront the ill-effects the Vietnam War had on the home front.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Grim, tasteless and inexplicably overrated trash.

Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

A disturbing low-budget horror film that doubles as a critique of America's involvement in Vietnam.

Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

John Marley imbues the film with the kind of pathos that wears down the defenses of a principally comic filmmaker like Clark

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Deathdream is a solid, original and creepy horror flick directed by Bob Clark who would later helm the pioneering slasher film, Black Christmas. Deathdream is a… More
Danny Rovira
A creepy, effective and genuinely disturbing Canadian low-budget horror cult-classic, well-directed by the late Bob Clark. It concerns young Andy Brooks,… More
jd cryptic
A spooky, atmospheric, fun and chilling B horror movie. Dead of Night is the perfect popcorn flick for a Halloween night viewing. Directed by Bob Clark, the man… More
John Me
A nice little spooky thriller that is a bit tame but features Tom Savini's first make-up work on screen and with the good script and effective score and… More
Greg S
After being informed by the army that their son had died in Vietnam, the boy suddenly shows up at the family's door, a little bit changed... Original… More
Patrick Dolan
It's all about the boiling build up. A great zombie revisionist film and also comment on the vietnam war, or any war, making it all the more appropriate… More