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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

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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Shot in the summer of 1981. See more »

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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

Vicki: My water bed got slashed to shreds and all you can do is joke about it. I swear she was trying to kill me.
Diane: Oh come on Vicki you deserved it, can't you fuck anywhere else.
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Sorority Slasher Flicks
9 March 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Sorority Slasher flicks, you've got to love them, The House On Sorority Row isn't your normal sorority slasher flick though, this one actually has a story, and believe it or not, it's actually a very good one. A couple of sorority girls accidentally kill their housemother and soon enough the girls start disappearing one by one. You can really feel the tension between the girls and everything is very well done even though the movie is fairly predictable.

Now, while other sorority slasher flicks tend to be very tacky with lots of female nudity, this one is actually very stylish and we only get to see two girls get naked (sorry guys, but it'll just have to do). The movie is brilliantly directed and the photography is so incredible that this movie could've been made today. Oh don't you just love these high budget slasher flicks?

The acting is actually very good, Eileen Davidson whose great during her short time in this film, All in all, The House On Sorority Row is a highly entertaining slasher flick with a very clever story, even if very predictable. If you, like me, love high budget slasher flicks with a little brains, this will most likely entertain you as much as it entertained me.


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