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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)
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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 ...
Mother
Ed Heath ...
Policeman
Jean Schertler ...
Nurse
Larry Singer ...
Photographer
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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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Sorority sisters... Sisters in life. Sisters in death. See more »


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21 January 1983 (USA)  »

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House of Evil  »

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$425,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Director Mark Rosman lived in the sorority house during the shooting of the movie. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 13 mins) When Vicki is killed, her demise comes as Mrs. Slater's cane comes down upon her left eye socket, spurting blood as it impales. When Dr. Beck and Kathryn discover Vicki and Liz's bodies in the open grave at Park View Cemetery, Vicki only possesses her chest and back wounds, no eye damage. See more »

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Diane: Slater is a dying breed. When she goes the whole species will be extinct.
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Waiting for a Change
Composed and Performed by 4 Out of 5 Doctors
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Trying to be funny, takes a serious turn!
13 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

O.k., lot of alot of elements here! (scream, i know what you did last summer) but in early 80's fashion. This is a pretty good little horror film that i actually enjoyed. Starts out in June of 61' when a woman is giving a painful birth on a dark and rainy night. Speeds up to present day (82). A group of seven college graduates plan to throw a farewell part in a old looking house on sorority row. The house mother gets a little upset (the woman in the beginning giving birth). The plan of the party is shot down. But the girls plan a prank that they think will be a funny sweet revenge, that backfires into a total no laughing nightmare. The house mother is shot dead, so the girls hide her lifeless body in the swimming pool. And proceed on with the party. Then the body turns up missing, and the body count starts. Victims are being stalked and killed. Only thing is The house mothers dead body is found in the attic. ummmm. I wonder if this has anything to do with the beginning!!!!


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