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The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)

R  |   |  Horror, Mystery  |  April 1982 (USA)
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Joanne, Patty, Brian, and Craig prepare the old dorm building to be torn down. They are pursued by a serial killer with a wide range of murder methods, ranging from power drill to ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Laurie Lapinski ...
Joanne Murray
Stephen Sachs ...
Craig
David Snow ...
Brian
Pamela Holland ...
Patti
Dennis Ely ...
Bobby Lee Tremble
Woody Roll ...
John Hemmit
...
Debbie
Jake Jones ...
Robert Fredrickson ...
Tim (as Robert Frederick)
Chris Morrill ...
Jack
Chandre ...
Alice
Billy Criswell ...
Rick
Richard Cowgill ...
Debbie's Father
Kay Beth ...
Doris, Debbie's Mother
Jimmy Betz ...
Officer Lewis
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Joanne, Patty, Brian, and Craig prepare the old dorm building to be torn down. They are pursued by a serial killer with a wide range of murder methods, ranging from power drill to industrial steam cooker. Is it that spooky weird guy John Hemmit killing off the incidental characters, or is it someone/thing even more terrifying? Written by Chris Holland <stomptokyo@aol.com>

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When the kidding stops... the killing starts! See more »

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Horror | Mystery

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April 1982 (USA)  »

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Death Dorm  »

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$90,000 (estimated)
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Took its name from the film The House That Dripped Blood (1971) See more »

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Referenced in My First Slasher with Matthew Mungle (2011) See more »

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* * out of 4.

Routine slasher about college kids working on boarding up a college dorm that is about to be demolished and being killed by an unknown, hiding in the shadows killer. Made on a budget of only $90,000 and featuring an unknown Daphne Zuniga at the time this is a lot better then I expected. Sure it is inept at times, but this film manages to be exciting, creepy and scary throughout. That's more then you can say about a lot of the other films in this genre.

Rated R; Extreme Violence & Profanity.


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