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He Knows You're Alone (1980)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  12 September 1980 (USA)
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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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Blood Wedding  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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First movie appearance of Tom Hanks. 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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Mysterious Lover
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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Relatively good slasher film
21 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

I found this little slasher film to be better than many of its early 80s counterparts, mainly because there is more character development here than is customary for this genre. The director shows an almost humanistic touch in the dialogue scenes, and the two basic characters are very likable. On the other hand, hardcore horror fans are likely to be disappointed with this, because as a straight "slasher" it's a watered-down, virtually goreless piece of filmmaking! In any case, check it out. (**)


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