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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate McNeil ...
Katherine (as Kathryn McNeil)
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Janis Ward ...
Liz (as Janis Zido)
Robin Meloy ...
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Diane (as Harley Kozak)
Jodi Draigie ...
Ellen Dorsher ...
Lois Kelso Hunt ...
Mrs. Slater
Christopher Lawrence ...
Dr. Beck
Michael Kuhn ...
Michael Sergio ...
Ruth Walsh ...
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Ed Heath ...
Policeman
Jean Schertler ...
Nurse
Larry Singer ...
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Storyline

A group of girls staying at a sorority house clash with the house's owner, who wants them out. They decide to play a prank on her, but it goes awry and she winds up dead. Panicking, the girls try to hide the body, but someone (or something) witnessed the crime and begins to stalk them. Written by Anonymous

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Nothing can prepare you for what happens when she fights back. See more »


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21 January 1983 (USA)  »

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$425,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Mark Rosman:  as a party guest playing the piano. See more »

Goofs

When the girls crash the dumpster into the police car, it is stuck against the front of the car. However, when the police officer tells them to move it back, there is suddenly enough room between the dumpster and the car for them to push it back in the other direction. See more »

Quotes

Pig: I'm a sea pig...
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Crazy Credits

The mechanical tick of Eric's jack-in-the-box plays on as the ending credits role. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Haunted House on Sorority Row (2014) See more »

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Waiting for Roxanne
Composed and Performed by 4 Out of 5 Doctors
4 Out of 5 Doctors appear courtesy of Nemperor Records, Inc. and CBS Inc.
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Pretty creepy slasher.
18 March 2003 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"The House on the Sorority Row" is one of the better slasher flicks from early 80's.It's stylishly made and directed by Mark Rosman,who previously worked with Brian De Palma("Carrie","Dressed to Kill")and has an eerie score by Richard Band.There is plenty of suspense and some gruesome kill scenes.The acting is pretty good with Eileen Davidson,Haley Jane Kozak and Kate McNeil("Monkey Shines")to boost.The plot is simple:on June 19th 1961 a pregnant woman goes through a traumatic labor.22 years later the woman is now a mean housemother at a sorority house.A group of graduating sorority girls decides to play a prank on her.The plan misfires and she ends up dead,or does she?Soon the body is missing and the killer with a bloody cane disrupts the girls' graduation party!


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