As Night Comes

As Night Comes, also known under the working title of Mischief Night, is a 2014 crime drama film that was directed by Richard Zelniker. The film is based on a script written by Zelniker and Ryan Koehn, who was still in high school while As Night Comes was written and filmed. It had a limited theatrical release on 14 November 2014 in Los Angeles before receiving a video on demand release on 5 December 2014. The film stars Luke Baines as a violent gang leader who takes another teenager under his wing.


Sean (Myko Olivier) is a young teen that has attracted the attentions of Ricky (Luke Baines) after he saves Sean from his abusive father. As Ricky is the leader of a gang of outcast teenagers called the Misfits, Sean falls right in with the group. However even among these outcasts Sean does not feel like he truly belongs, especially after hearing that the Misfits plan on staging a series of beatings to various townspeople that they deem deserving.


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    director Richard Zelniker
    editor Chris Monte
    genre crime drama thriller
    keywords abusive father beat hear
    musicBy John Swihart
    theme gang stag