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The House on Sorority Row (1983)

R  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller  |  21 January 1983 (USA)
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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 overview, first billed only:
Kate McNeil ...
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 Kuhn ...
Michael Sergio ...
Ruth Walsh ...
Ed Heath ...
Jean Schertler ...
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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Nothing can prepare you for what happens when she fights back. 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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The number of college sorority sisters seen in the film totaled to seven. Actually, the movie's Spanish title is "Siete mujeres atrapadas" which translates into English as meaning "Seven Trapped Women". See more »


(at around 44 mins) When Morgan is removing clothes from Mrs. Slater's closet, she ends up removing the same outfits a few different times. See more »


Diane: Slater is a dying breed. When she goes the whole species will be extinct.
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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 »


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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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