Infinite Night is a 1996 Animated Musical Drama Film based on The Smashing Pumpkins's 1995 Album Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness, and stars Smashing Pumpkins Lead Billy Corgan as the leading role. It is distributed by Walt Disney Pictures and Virgin Records (The label of the album), and was released on December 13 1996 to positive reviews and box office success.
The film is dedicated to Jonathan Melvoin, who died before the film's release.
The film is a visual realization of Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness, focusing on Nick Twilight (voiced by Smashing Pumpkins Lead Billy Corgan), the lead vocalist of the band Mellon Collie. The film centers on Nick's struggles after his parents's death, and centers on life's surroundings when his band is going on a big tour, including finding love and making enemies.
- Billy Corgan as Nick Twilight, The Lead Vocalist of Mellon Collie.
- Jimmy Chamberlin as Ruby Starlight, The Drummer of Mellon Collie.
- James Iha as Greg Dawn, The Rhythm Guitarist and Backing Vocalist of Mellon Collie.
- D'arcy Wretzky as Lily Hendrix, The recently hired Bass Guitarist of Mellon Collie and Nick's Love Interest.
- Jonathan Melvoin as Dwayne Dusk, The Keyboardist of Mellon Collie.
- Whoopi Goldberg as Princess Porcelina Of The Vast Oceans, A vision that Nick meets in the Porcelina Of The Vast Oceans Part.
- Matt LeBlanc as Cupid De Locke, a madness Piano Player that Mellon Collie meet in the Cupid De Locke Part.
- Jim Cummings as Jack Wuya, The Manager of Mellon Collie.
- Alec Guinness as Nick Twilight Sr.
- Imelda Staunton as Jessica Twilight
- Robby Benson as Narrator
- Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness (Interlude, Narration by Robby Benson)
- Tonight Tonight
- Here Is No Why
- Bullet With Butterfly Wings
- To Forgive
- An Ode To No One
- Cupid De Locke
- Porcelina Of The Vast Oceans
- Take Me Down
- Where Boys Fear To Tread
- Thirty Three
- In The Arms Of Sleep
- Tales Of A Scorched Earth
- Thru The Eyes Of Ruby
- We Only Come Out At Night
- Lily (My One And Only)
- By Starlight
- Farewell And Goodnight
An Early Teaser Trailer was shown before Toy Story in 1995, depicting a scene from the movie where Nick and the Band singing 1979 through various imaginitive visions (which would later be used in the film), before ending with "Good Night. Fall 1996." It was later shown on the 1996 VHS releases of Pocahontas, Titanfall II: The Colors Of Fate, Crimson Tide, and Judge Dredd. Another trailer was shown with The Hunchback Of Notre Dame In 1996, depicting the opening scene of the movie where Nick and the band sing Tonight Tonight in front of a live audience, before ending with "Have An Infinite Night. Christmas '96." It was later shown as one of the songs of the Disney Sing Along Songs VHS Tape Topsy Turvy but without the ending quote and logo. The final and full trailer was shown with The Associate, showing footage from the film in the tune of Bullet With Butterfly Wings.