Halloween Horror Nights 19 (2009)
Updated: Feb 2
HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS 19 (2009)
2009 (HHN 19)
Halloween Horror Nights - Ripped From The Silver Screen
"Trapped, Insane, Missing, Electrocuted, Bloodless, Savaged, Severed, Strangled"
The Usher (aka Julian Browning)
October 1-4, 8-11, 15-18, 21-25, 28-31 (2009)
Sunday - Thursday/Non-Peak: 6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday - Saturday/Peak: 6:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Event operates rain or shine.
Single Night Adult Admission: $69.99
EVENT GUIDE COVER:
House #1 Name: Chucky: Friends til the End
House Location: Sprung Tent 1
House Description: Ever wonder what happens when good toys go bad? Chucky has been hard at work, tinkering with your favorite childhood playthings. Nothing is what it seems as you step inside and experience what its like to live in Chucky’s world. This is no Child’s Play.
House #2 Name: Dracula: Legacy in Blood
House Location: Soundstage 23B (SS23B)
House Description: Welcome to Castle Dracula on the night of “The Calling.” Vlad Dracula bids you welcome – be you one of the chosen women who has been called or merely a mortal man. Those who have been chosen must decide whether to join the Dark Prince in everlasting life as his brides, or reject his offer and suffer for all eternity. The blood must be renewed. The fate of the legacy hangs in the balance – Dracula’s legacy of blood.
House #3 Name: Frankenstein: Creation of the Damned
House Location: Soundstage 23A (SS23A)
House Description: It has been a fortnight since his creation caused the castle to be engulfed in flames. Doctor Frankenstein now continues his work to perfect the art of resurrection and regeneration, surrounded by his creations. The Creature has also returned, to make the Doctor pay for the pain and suffering he has had to endure. The Creature will destroy everything in his path to gain redemption, and you are now caught in the middle of this epic battle.
House #4 Name: Leave It To Cleaver
House Location: Disaster! Queue (B67)
House Description: Samuel Meetz works for the people of Carey, Ohio as a butcher, bringing them the freshest meat possible. With a steady livestock of transients and town lawbreakers with which to serve, and a staff of volunteers who will preserve their towns deadly secret by any means necessary, there is truly no end in sight for Samuel or his family business. As Sam always says: Meet Me at Meetz…The Z stands for cannibal.
House #5 Name: SAW
House Location: Jaws Queue (B66)
House Description: For years you have come to celebrate Halloween and to witness the weakness of others. The only way to gain redemption for this voyeuristic obsession is to truly know what it means to bleed, to feel weak; to experience pain. Jigsaw will give you this experience. Happy Halloween. Let the games begin.
House #6 Name: Silver Screams
House Location: Parade Building (B79)
House Description: Julian Browning has been the usher in the Universal Palace since it opened in 1922, of course, he’s been dead since 1940, but he still commands respect for his most beloved films from every patron. Buy a ticket to the Universal Palace, and let Julian usher you into a realm where the horror on the screen is ripped away to reveal a world that is truly terrifying. Features “Shaun of the Dead,” “The Phantom of the Opera,” “My Bloody Valentine 3D” and other popular horror films.
House #7 Name: The Spawning
House Location: Sprung Tent 2
House Description: Something “different” has moved in among the sewers of Wyandot County, Ohio. The locals claim that these creatures, these “Sculders,” are two feet tall, with the body of a snake. As a volunteer member of the local water district, it is your civic duty to venture into these pipes and restore the flow. But beware, the locals are wrong about the “Sculders” and the only thing that will be flowing is your blood as it leaves your lifeless body.
House #8 Name: The Wolfman
House Location: Soundstage 22
House Description: Pure. Animalistic. Rage. Take a journey through England’s countryside and come face to fangs with one of the most terrifying creatures to ever explode from the silver screen. Forget everything you thought you knew, and prepare yourself for the sights and sounds of the newest addition to Universal Pictures’ legacy of horror.
Scarezone #1 Name: Apocalypse: City of Cannibals
Scarezone Location: New York Streets
Scarezone Description: A whole civilization of war-like carnivorous humanoids emerges from the sewers and underground tunnels of New York, looking for fresh food. Half-humanoid, half-beast and ravenous, these tribal cannibals invade the streets of Manhattan. No one is safe!
Scarezone #2 Name: Cirque du Freak
Scarezone Location: Kidzone
Scarezone Description: Inspired by Universal Pictures’ upcoming film “Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant,” which tells the fantasy-adventure tale of a boy who unknowingly breaks a 200-year-old truce between two warring factions of vampires. Pulled into a fantastic life of misunderstood sideshow freaks and grotesque creatures of the night, one teen will vanish from the safety of a boring existence and fulfill his destiny in a place drawn from nightmares. “Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant” will be in theaters on October 23.
Scarezone #3 Name: Containment
Scarezone Location: Production Central
Scarezone Description: When an experimental bio-nerve gas is accidentally released into the atmosphere, the streets are filled with a toxic green mist that turns anyone that comes in contact with it into an infected, melting glob of flesh and blood.
Scarezone #4 Name: Horrorwood Die-In
Scarezone Location: Mel's Drive-In
Scarezone Description: The Hollywood Drive-in has been closed for years, and some say the abandoned grounds are haunted, where late at night the dim flickering images of carnage and chaos, monsters and madmen leave the screen and enter the real world looking for fresh victims to star in their latest horrors.
Scarezone #5 Name: Lights, Camera, Hacktion!
Scarezone Location: Hollywood Boulevard
Scarezone Description: Hollywood Boulevard is being used as a location for the filming of the next big horror movie to be released in October 2010: The CHAINSAW DRILL TEAM MASSACRE in 3-D. Lights, Camera, Hacktion! Our director, Mas Imair, noted horror film aficionado, is bringing the massacre to life in blood-red terrorcolor. But the actors seem to be taking their direction literally and are “hacking” through the cast and crew. It’s a close encounter of the worst kind as the backlot becomes a hacklot and the streets run red with blood. Are you ready for your close-up?
Scarezone #6 Name: War of the Living Dead
Scarezone Location: Production Central
Scarezone Description: On a remote island in the Pacific during the last days of World War II, German military attempted to create the unthinkable – a new breed of super-soldier made from the reanimated corpses of the dead. American forces quickly seized the island compound, but not before the reanimate agent was released. The island was quarantined and has remained a secret until now. Fifty years later, the two opposing dead forces are still locked in immortal combat with you caught in the crosshairs.
An additional scarezone was added for the final weekend of the event....
Scarezone #7 Name: Shadows from the Past
Scarezone Location: Sting Alley
Scarezone Description: 'Shadows of the Past' was created for the final weekend of the event. The scare zone was meant to serve as a preview of Halloween Horror Nights 2010, which would be the event's 20th anniversary. The zone reunited menacing icons and characters from past years. Some of the caracters seen here were: The Caretaker, The Director, Eddie Schmidt, The Terra Queen, The 'Gentlemen', Jack the Clown, The Usher, Incubus, Jason, and Alice.
RIDES & ATTRACTIONS:
Men in Black: Alien Attack
The Simpsons Ride
Revenge of the Mummy
Disaster! A Major Motion Picture Ride... Starring You!
Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
Bill & Ted's Excellent Halloween Adventure XVIII
Location: Fear Factor Live Theater
Bill S. Preston Esq. and Ted Theodore Logan return with an all-new, especially excellent Halloween adventure featuring a who’s who of notorious celebrity guest stars.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: A Tribute
Location: Beetlejuice Stage
Mad scientist Dr. Frank-N-Furter, Rocky Horror and other famous Rocky Horror Picture Show characters return, bringing the musical mayhem of the classic horror spoof to life on-screen and on-stage with live performers singing and dancing in outrageous costumes. The tribute will be interactive with audience participation and on-stage guest involvement.
Leave It To Cleaver and The Spawning were done in collaboration with Fangoria mazazine.