MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 11,197 this week

Eyes of a Stranger (1981)

5.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.8/10 from 1,011 users  
Reviews: 46 user | 31 critic

A reporter suspects a creepy neighbor, who lives in the high-rise building across from hers, is a serial killer terrorizing the Miami area.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.00 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 titles
created 01 Apr 2011
 
a list of 32 titles
created 12 Sep 2011
 
a list of 1121 titles
created 06 Aug 2012
 
a list of 262 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 40 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Eyes of a Stranger (1981)

Eyes of a Stranger (1981) on IMDb 5.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Eyes of a Stranger.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

King Frat (1979)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Frat boys -- or is that fart boys? -- compete in a farting contest.

Director: Ken Wiederhorn
Stars: John DiSanti, Charles Pitt, Roy Sekoff
Someone's Watching Me! (TV Movie 1978)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A woman is being watched in her apartment by a stranger, who also calls and torments her. A cat-and-mouse game begins.

Director: John Carpenter
Stars: Lauren Hutton, David Birney, Adrienne Barbeau
Madman (1982)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

At a summer camp for youths, cockey pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Giannone
Stars: Gaylen Ross, Tony Fish, Harriet Bass
Angel City (TV Movie 1980)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Directors: Philip Leacock, Steve Carver
Stars: Ralph Waite, Paul Winfield, Jennifer Warren
Night School (1981)
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Who's been decapitating the innocent girls at a local night school? The police are baffled.

Director: Ken Hughes
Stars: Leonard Mann, Rachel Ward, Drew Snyder
Shock Waves (1977)
Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Visitors to a remote island discover that a reclusive Nazi commandant has been breeding a group of Zombie soldiers.

Director: Ken Wiederhorn
Stars: Peter Cushing, John Carradine, Brooke Adams
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

After a seemingly innocent prank goes horribly wrong, a group of sorority sisters are stalked and murdered one by one in their sorority house while throwing a party to celebrate their graduation.

Director: Mark Rosman
Stars: Kate McNeil, Eileen Davidson, Janis Ward
Hell Night (1981)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion where they get killed off one by one by the monstrous surviving members of a family massacre years earlier for trespassing on their living grounds.

Director: Tom DeSimone
Stars: Linda Blair, Vincent Van Patten, Peter Barton
The Prowler (1981)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.

Director: Joseph Zito
Stars: Vicky Dawson, Christopher Goutman, Lawrence Tierney
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Directors: Reza Badiyi, Uri Massad
Stars: Hardy Krüger, Jason Robards, Gila Almagor
Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

An aspiring actress gets a housesitting job and finds herself in a cat-and-mouse game with a deadly ex-con.

Director: Ken Wiederhorn
Stars: Michael Madsen, Helen Slater, Jeffrey Tambor
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house.

Director: Jack Sholder
Stars: Jack Palance, Donald Pleasence, Martin Landau
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jane Harris
...
John DiSanti ...
Stanley Herbert
Peter DuPre ...
David
Gwen Lewis ...
Debbie Ormsley
Kitty Lunn ...
Annette
Timothy Hawkins ...
Jeff
Ted Richert ...
Roger England
...
Mona
...
Dr. Bob (as Bob Small)
Stella Rivera ...
Dancer
...
Bartender
Jose Bahamonde ...
Jimmy (as José Bahamande)
...
Tape Editor
...
Woman in Car (as Rhonda Flynn)
Edit

Storyline

Enterprising local news anchor Jane Harris discovers that one of her neighbors is actually the serial killer/rapist who has been terrorizing the city. Jane must prove her suspicions before the killer gets to her. Written by Chris Holland <stomptokyo@aol.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The voice on the telephone that all women dreaded See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 March 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Augen eines Fremden  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$800,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Originally conceived and shot as a more straightforward thriller. Halfway through production, it was decided to embrace the then-current slasher genre and introduce more gore and violence. See more »

Goofs

You can see the "body" underwater move her eyelids in the beginning of the film. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
TV Reporter: Police say the body was found early this morning by a wildlife photographer in a mangrove swamp off Key Biscayne. The victim's clothes were in disarray, and police believe she may have been the victim of an assault. This is possibly the third rape/murder in as many weeks. However, police are not willing to say the murders are connected.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not too bad
5 March 2009 | by (Iceland) – See all my reviews

"Eyes of a Stranger" is really more of a thriller than a slasher and as such it ain't too bad. It does look like someone watched "Rear Window" and John Carpenter's "Someone's Watching Me" too often, so the originality factor is pretty much out the window. Other than that, the flick does establish a fair amount of mood and atmosphere, particularly in the well handled opening scene.

Overall the set pieces here are well done. The film isn't all that gory but it does have it's moments. The end conclusion is a bit too predictable and stretched but up until then it's a decent thriller.

Acting isn't great, only Leigh comes off credible as the deaf and blind sister of the protagonist. But I gotta admit, there's something very creepy about the dude who plays the psycho.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
McClovin? scarpred
DVD at Big Lots $3 jmart1223
Eyes of a Stranger jillagain8
DVD is uncut BuddyCooper
Location cheat scarpred
Phone Freak.. pav777
Discuss Eyes of a Stranger (1981) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?