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The House on Sorority Row (1983)

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


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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Welcome to the Sorority of Your Nightmares See more »


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Release Date:

21 January 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

House of Evil  »

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$425,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The name of the girls' college sorority house was "Pi Theta". See more »


(at around 41 mins) Diane locks the kitchen door and remains next to it. In the next shot, she's leaning against a counter. In addition, later, Katie runs out of the kitchen, without anyone unlocking the door. See more »


Stevie: Is it loaded?
Vicki: [as she passes the gun over] Of course not
Vicki: [as Stevie takes the gun] BANG!
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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 »


References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »


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Composed and Performed by 4 Out of 5 Doctors
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This House Rocks
7 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I caught this movie on VHS in the early 90s, having Missed it in the 80s I don't know how? I just re-watched it tonight, and I must say YES its a typical 80s slasher movie but it has great Humor and great suspense and A really creepy Killer.The music just adds to the suspense and mood. And you have to love 4 out of 5 Doctors, the house band at the girls party! Just check out that dudes hair!If you like your Horror served straight up ...and you are tired of what Hollywood has been releasing as suspense/horror these days, go rent HOUSE ON SORORITY ROW, pop some popcorn, turn out the lights, and put on some candles, just don't watch it alone,especially on a College campus!

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