Silent Night, Deadly Night

Silent Night, Deadly Night

"You've made it through Halloween, now try and survive Christmas."
  • R
  • 1984
  • 1 hr 19 min
  • 5.9  (13,804)
  • 31

Silent Night, Deadly Night is a horror movie released amongst considerable controversy due to its horrific subject matter. It stars Robert Brian Wilson and Toni Nero and was released in 1984. As a small child, Billy Chapman, played by Robert Brian Wilson, witnesses the extremely brutal murder of his parents on Christmas night. Billy is placed in a Catholic orphanage for the remainder of his childhood. During this time, his sanity slips more and more. The boy is reprimanded multiple times for illustrating horrific pictures of Santa in a blood-soaked suit. Eventually, forced to sit on Santa's lap during Christmas celebrations at the orphanage, Billy has a mental break. He attacks the man dressed as Santa, and is terrified that he will be punished, in the same way his parents were, for being naughty. Upon reaching the age of 18, Billy is released from the orphanage, but his obsession with events from his childhood continue to haunt him. After a series of violent dreams, Billy, himself, becomes what he has always feared the most.

Silent Night, Deadly Night
Grandpa's Warning of the Dangers of Santa Claus
Grandpa's Warning of the Dangers of Santa Claus

Clip - 2 min 6 sec

Silent Night, Deadly Night
Silent Night, Deadly Night

Trailer - 31 sec

Description
Silent Night, Deadly Night is a horror movie released amongst considerable controversy due to its horrific subject matter. It stars Robert Brian Wilson and Toni Nero and was released in 1984. As a small child, Billy Chapman, played by Robert Brian Wilson, witnesses the extremely brutal murder of his parents on Christmas night. Billy is placed in a Catholic orphanage for the remainder of his childhood. During this time, his sanity slips more and more. The boy is reprimanded multiple times for illustrating horrific pictures of Santa in a blood-soaked suit.

Eventually, forced to sit on Santa's lap during Christmas celebrations at the orphanage, Billy has a mental break. He attacks the man dressed as Santa, and is terrified that he will be punished, in the same way his parents were, for being naughty.

Upon reaching the age of 18, Billy is released from the orphanage, but his obsession with events from his childhood continue to haunt him. After a series of violent dreams, Billy, himself, becomes what he has always feared the most.

Silent Night, Deadly Night is a 1984 thriller with a runtime of 1 hour and 19 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9 and a MetaScore of 31.

Silent Night, Deadly Night is available to watch, stream, download and buy, rent on demand at Apple TV, Vudu, Amazon, Google Play and YouTube VOD. Some platforms allow you to rent Silent Night, Deadly Night for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1984
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 19 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.9  (13,804)
  • Metascore
    31