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A young bride-to-be is being stalked upon by a serial killer. She gets help from a former lover, but will they manage to escape?

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A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is too late. Meanwhile, the bride has to figure out if it is all in her imagination or not, aided by her ex-boyfriend... Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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Every girl is frightened the night before her wedding, but this time... there's good reason!

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Horror | Thriller

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12 September 1980 (USA)  »

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Blood Wedding  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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According to director Armand Mastroianni and writer Scott Parker, the film had numerous working titles throughout the production. Among them were Blood Wedding, Shriek, and The Uninvited. It was the studio that finally attached 'He Knows You're Alone' to the film after it tested well with audiences under that title. See more »

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In the scene where Nancy plays the record album, there are two close-ups of the album on the turntable. From the first close-up to the second close-up, the speed of the spinning record has increased, although the speed/pitch of the music remains constant. See more »

Quotes

Detective Len Gamble: What do you have?
Detective Thompson: A tailor, murdered with a pair of scissors.
Detective Len Gamble: Does anyone else work here?
Detective Thompson: The dead guy's wife.
Detective Len Gamble: Find her, she may be able to help.
Detective Thompson: And what are you going to be doing?
Detective Len Gamble: Sleeping, I've had a long drive!
Detective Thompson: You're a big help!
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I'll Never Tie You Down
Words by Jeanne Napoli, deBorge Roggeman
Music by Alexander Peskanov and Mark Peskanov
Sung by Jeanne Napoli
© 1980 by Songs of Bandler-Koppelman, Inc., Windward Music and Viv Enterprises, Ltd., Zorro Music Division
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Strange little "Halloween" rip-off
2 April 2000 | by (Trenton, Michigan) – See all my reviews

Two young women are watching a slasher movie at the beginning of this film. A strange man sits behind one of them and stabs her through the back of her seat. We find out later that this man is a homicidal bride killer, because he was stood up at the altar years back by his bride, whom he later knifes. Now, as the police are searching for the man, he goes after pretty Amy Jensen, a nice girl who is getting married to a big jerk named Phil. Amy and her friends Joyce and Nancy are getting together with friends for the weekend and guess who crashes the party. There are a lot of bloodless, pointless murders in this one, huge plot holes in the script, a score that sounds curiously like Carpenter's in "Halloween", and a stupid twist ending. Yeah, yeah, yeah, Tom Hanks is in this, big deal. He has only a five minute part, playing a psych major. The climax in them morgue is alright, but Armand Mastroianni's direction is less than great. An average slasher film.


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