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21 January 1983 (USA) See more »
When the Nightmare ends . . . the Terror begins See more »
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Kate McNeil ... Katherine (as Kathryn McNeil)

Eileen Davidson ... Vicki
Janis Ward ... Liz (as Janis Zido)
Robin Meloy ... Jeanie

Harley Jane Kozak ... Diane (as Harley Kozak)

Jodi Draigie ... Morgan
Ellen Dorsher ... Stevie

Lois Kelso Hunt ... Mrs. Slater
Christopher Lawrence ... Dr. Beck

Michael Kuhn ... Peter
Michael Sergio ... Rick
Ruth Walsh ... Mother
Ed Heath ... Policeman

Jean Schertler ... Nurse
Larry Singer ... Photographer
Carlos Sério ... Eric (as Charles Serio)
4 Out of 5 Doctors ... The Band
Peter McClung ... Peterson
Brian T. Small ... Pig
Alan Treadwell ... Gottfried
Kenny Myers ... Murdered Guest (as Ken Myers)
Ruth Moss ... Freshman Girl #1
Hilary Crowson ... Freshman Girl #2
Nanna Ingvarsson ... Freshman Girl #3
Arthur Crockett ... Fraternity Guy #1
Tom Bothwell ... Fraternity Guy #2
Van Saantvord ... Beta (as Van Santvoord)
Kathryn Davidov ... Girl at Party
Celeste Poirier ... Sorority Girl #1
Patti Chambers ... Sorority Girl #2
Eric Smith ... Guy at Pool #1
Karl B. Bromwell ... Guy at Pool #2
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom Barkanic ... Guy at Party (uncredited)
Barbara Harris ... Mrs. Dorothy Slater (voice) (uncredited)

Mark Rosman ... Party Guest Playing the Piano (uncredited)
Steve Stec ... Guy at Party (uncredited)
Bobert Thompson ... Guy Eating Sandwich (uncredited)

Directed by
Mark Rosman 
Writing credits
Mark Rosman (written by)

Bobby Fine (additional dialogue)

Produced by
Ed Beyer .... co-producer
John G. Clark .... producer (as John G. Clark)
Robert Maier .... line producer
Thomas W. McMahon .... executive producer (as W. Thomas McMahon)
John Ponchock .... executive producer
Alec Rabinowitz .... associate producer
Mark Rosman .... producer
Original Music by
Richard Band  (as Richard H. Band)
Cinematography by
Tim Suhrstedt (director of photography) (as Timothy Suhrstedt)
Film Editing by
Paul Trejo (co-editor)
Jean-Marc Vasseur 
Casting by
René Eram  (as Rene Eram)
Richard Steir 
Art Direction by
Vincent Peranio 
Costume Design by
Susan Perez Prichard 
Makeup Department
Diana Mona .... hair artist
Diana Mona .... makeup artist
Production Management
Robert Maier .... production manager
Alan Treadwell .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
René Eram .... second unit director (as Rene Eram)
Paul Schiff .... assistant director
Art Department
Ana Victoria Aenlle .... second assistant art director
Delores Delux .... scenic artist (as Delores Deluxe)
Tim Ford .... sets assistant
Betsy Klompus .... scenic artist
Stephen B. Walker .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Sandy Berman .... sound effects
Stuart Deutsch .... boom operator
George Fitzgerald .... dialogue editor (as George Fitzgerald III)
John Roesch .... foley artist
Steven J. Rogers .... location sound mixer (as Steve Rogers)
Joan Rowe .... foley artist
Sandy Berman .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Delores Gamba .... assistant effects makeup
Rob E. Holland .... special effects designer
Rob E. Holland .... special effects supervisor
Scott Leva .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Apicella .... video operator
Robert W. Dorsey .... key grip (as Robert Dorsey)
Arthur Eng .... assistant camera
Arthur Gardner .... gaffer
Susan C. Ingram .... second assistant camera (as Susan Ingram)
Kenny Klompus .... video operator
Robert Kreitzer .... dolly grip
Thomas Loizeaux .... photographer: second unit (as Tom Loizeaux)
Tom Nichols .... grip
Felix Rivera .... best boy
Larry Singer .... still photographer: production stills
Editorial Department
Jim Finn .... negative matcher
Annie Kocur .... post-production assistant
Lawrence Mischel .... negative matcher
Rita Stern .... assistant editor
Rachel Talalay .... apprentice editor
Music Department
Richard Band .... composer: source music (as Richard H. Band)
Richard Band .... conductor (as Richard H. Band)
Joel Goldsmith .... composer: source music
London Philharmonic Orchestra .... music performer (as The London Philharmonic Orchestra)
Randy Nicklaus .... music engineer: Los Angeles
John Richards .... music engineer: London
Other crew
Catheryn Casey .... production chef
Judy Coster .... production chef
René Eram .... production associate (as Rene Eram)
Arthur Rabinowitz .... production assistant
Nina Sadek .... special consultant
Alan Shapiro .... creative advisor
Rachel Talalay .... script supervisor
Lynne Himelstein .... special thanks
Phil Himelstein .... special thanks
Philip L. Parslow .... special thanks (as Philip Parslow)
David Rosman .... special thanks
Donald Rosman .... special thanks
Goldie Rosman .... special thanks
Lily Rosman .... special thanks
David Simon .... special thanks
Helen Simon .... special thanks
Earl Watson .... special thanks (as Earl E. Watson Jr.)
Patrick Winters .... special thanks (as Pat Winters)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"House of Evil" - Belgium (English title) (video box title)
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91 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Was cut slightly by the BBFC for the original UK release under the title House Of Evil. The film is now uncut.See more »
Continuity: When Kathryn flees into the second upstairs bathroom stall she discovers Jeanie's decapitated head in the toilet bowl and the blood from her murder all upon the tiles surrounding the bowl. Jeanie was murdered and decapitated in the third upstairs bathroom stall with her head come down to the toilet bowl within that stall.See more »
Diane:Here's to law school, may it be the three shortest years of my life.
Jeanie:Here's to reaching my full capacity.
Diane:A whole quarter of it.
Stevie:Here's to my new employers at Pan Am, may they never find out I'm afraid of flying.
Liz:Here's to my mother who never let me forget that I was born with a silver spoon up my ass. But mother you were wrong, it's up my nose!
Katherine:Here's to my sisters...
Diane:Oh come on!
Katherine:No seriously, here's to my sisters without whom I wouldn't be what I am today... wasted!
Diane:Alright Morgan, now we understand this takes a lot of thinking Morgan...
Morgan:Here's to...
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Black Christmas (2006)See more »
Modern ManSee more »


what happened to the party when jeannie is being chased?
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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Sorority Slasher Flicks, 9 March 2007
Author: acidburn-10 from United Kingdom

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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