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Writers:
Stephen Carpenter (screenplay) &
Jeffrey Obrow (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
April 1982 (USA) See more »
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A Crash Course In Terror! See more »
Plot:
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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Great dorm slasher... See more (40 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Laurie Lapinski ... Joanne Murray
Stephen Sachs ... Craig
David Snow ... Brian
Pamela Holland ... Patti
Dennis Ely ... Bobby Lee Tremble
Woody Roll ... John Hemmit

Daphne Zuniga ... Debbie
Jake Jones ... Bill Edgar
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
Thomas Christian ... Officer Dean
Robert Richardson ... Policeman
Chris Schroeder ... Policeman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leesa Gallentine ... Nancy (uncredited)

Directed by
Stephen Carpenter 
Jeffrey Obrow 
 
Writing credits
Stephen Carpenter (screenplay) &
Jeffrey Obrow (screenplay) &
Stacey Giachino (screenplay)

Produced by
Stacey Giachino .... associate producer
Jeffrey Obrow .... producer
 
Original Music by
Christopher Young  (as Chris Young)
 
Cinematography by
Stephen Carpenter 
 
Film Editing by
Stephen Carpenter 
Jeffrey Obrow 
 
Casting by
Wesley Lou David 
 
Art Direction by
Charlotte Grant 
 
Makeup Department
Matthew W. Mungle .... makeup and special effects (as Matthew Mungle)
 
Production Management
Samson Aslanian .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Hopkins .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Dale Herigstad .... graphic designer
 
Sound Department
Dean Beville .... assistant sound editor
Earl Ghaffari .... sound editor
Chris Hopkins .... sound recordist
Patrick Moyroud .... sound recordist
John Penney .... sound effects editor
Bret Shelton .... assistant sound editor
 
Stunts
Stephen Sachs .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tony Allard .... grip
Lars Hauglie .... grip
Chris Hopkins .... key grip
Chris Lombardi .... first assistant camera
Joel McConaughy .... best boy
Marc Reshovsky .... gaffer
Leslie Rosenthal .... second assistant camera
Bret Shelton .... grip
Lawrence L. Simeone .... gaffer (as Lawrence Simeone)
 
Editorial Department
Harold English .... assistant editor
Earl Ghaffari .... assistant editor
Walter Gorey .... editing staff
Lars Hauglie .... editing staff
Chris Hopkins .... editing staff
John Penney .... assistant editor
Bret Shelton .... assistant editor
Richard Villa .... editing staff
 
Other crew
Shannon Aikman .... production staff
Juliette Deinum .... production staff
Harold English .... production associate
Michel Horvat .... production staff
Mark Howell .... production staff
Jodi Lampert .... production staff
Ida Medaglia .... production staff
Robert L. Newman .... production consultant
Dianne Nezgoda .... script supervisor
Jon O'Brien .... production staff
Lauren E. Polizzi .... production staff (as Lauren Polizzi)
Lenny Shaw .... production staff
Darren Star .... production staff
Robert Stone .... production accountant
 

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84 min | 104 min (Unrated) (Blu-ray)
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Took its name from the film The House That Dripped Blood (1971)See more »
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8 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Great dorm slasher..., 27 August 2006
Author: Bub_the_zombie

This is probably one of the least known of the early 80's hay day hack n slash family - consisting of a slue of cousins which themselves have gathered dust, triumphantly sitting with legs crossed> on videostore shelves through half a generation. - that is, until DVD finally unearthed some lesser knowns for a second chance.

(I have the old Media VHS version, btw) (The UK DVD release is known as 'PRANKS)

A killer lurks on a college campus - through the closterphobic corridors of Meadows Hall, killing working coeds in some very creative ways. A baseball bat with barbed-wire around it. A girl is ran over.(Not too creative, but has to be seen within its context, consisting of three murders within thirty seconds.) A girl is shoved in a pressure cooker and is cooked to death. A janitor gets a drilling headache. A woman gets incinerated - you name it.

While the film is quiet amateurish, it delivers on most all levels that simply make up a good slasher film. I could take away merit by assigning scoff at the quality of the production - the dark-shoddy look of the film, etc; - but I won't. - A solid slasher film in all respects, with one hell of a twist ending.

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