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Back in the early to mid-80's I saw a movie about a mirror that "possessed" anyone who looked in to it. One of the characters, a woman, was wearing a yellow dress in the real world, but her reflection in the mirror wore a red dress.

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Any more details related to the plot, characters, actor/actress, color or black & white......absolutely anything. – KeyBrd Basher Jan 13 '14 at 5:54

Could it be Mirror Mirror from 1990 (even though you recall an earlier date than that)? I can't recall whether or not there is a scene with a yellow dress, but it does have a possessed mirror...

Plot summary from IMDB:

Shy teenager Megan moves to a new town with her widowed mother and quickly becomes the most unpopular girl in high school. But when she starts to communicate with a mysterious mirror, her tormentors begin to meet with a horrifying series of 'accidents'. Is the mirror a reflection of Megan's own inner demons... or has she unwittingly opened the doorway of the damned?

From Wikipedia:

Megan Gordon is a shy Goth girl who moves into a new neighborhood from Los Angeles with her recently widowed mother Susan. On moving into her new home, Megan finds an antique framed mirror in her room which belonged to the original owners of the house, and despite an attempt to remove it from the house, it mysteriously appears back in place. Slowly, Megan comes to realize that the mirror can grant her special powers, enabling her to have vengeance on her tormentors. However, the antiques dealer who was in charge of the house clearance finds an old diary that holds the ominous secret of the mirror's past: It describes how the mirror is possessed by a demonic force within it, which has the power to grant requests at a deadly price...and the fate of the previous owner's sister. As it begins to give Megan the ability to take her revenge on her persecutors, she slowly becomes dependent on the mirror, and soon it takes her over. As the death toll mounts, both Megan's enemies and her friends suffer as the demonic force reaches out and grows in strength. Armed only with a dagger and a vague knowledge of how the demonic mirror can be stopped, Nikki sets out to confront Megan and her mirror, before it is too late.

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A Goth wearing a yellow dress sounds unlikely :-) – dav1dsm1th Jan 13 '14 at 19:53

The movie you are looking for might be AMITYVILLE 1992: IT’S ABOUT TIME, which has the look and feel of a 1980s movie

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Can you add any information to your post to support why you think its that film? – Crow T Robot Jul 19 '14 at 6:02

I was just doing a recent search for a similar movie that I was reminded of after watching Oculus. It was the 1980 movie The Boogeyman. Just Google the name and the full wiki will tell you the plot.

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Can you add any information to your post to support why you think its that film? We don't want people to have to use a search engine to check if your answer is right. – Crow T Robot Sep 6 '14 at 16:28

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