While receiving a routine check-up, a woman finds herself stranded on the hospital's eighth floor, while someone dressed as a doctor is intent on her never leaving, even if it means killing any staff member who comes into contact with her.
A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is too late. Meanwhile, the bride has to figure out if it is all in her imagination or not, aided by her ex-boyfriend...Written by
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The shooting of the film was done in fifteen days, and the entire production process, from writing to final cut of the film, was done in four months. See more »
When Amy and Nancy are sitting on the couch talking and drinking wine, Nancy pours wine into Amy's glass almost filling it. The amount of wine in the glass then varies between shots. See more »
I know a lot of people who have been married for years and they are still having second thoughts.
But they should have never been married to begin with. They just made bad decisions and picked incompatible mates.
You trying to tell me something, Father?
Me? No. I don't meddle. I just want you to be sure.
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One of the earlier followers of Halloween was this solid slasher, that certainly took its share of inspiration from Carpenter's masterpiece.
In Staton Island, NY a murderer is targeting brides-to-be. Will lovely Amy who's set to be married in just weeks become the killer's next victim?
He Knows You're Alone is an enjoyable slasher with a game cast (most notably the always charismatic Scardino). Of course this film is mostly remember as the acting debut of the wonderful Tom Hanks, who was said to have been so likable that the script was changed as to not have his character killed off.
Hanks aside, this film does have it's share of entertainment. The opening theater scene (which would later inspire the opening of Scream 2) is still one of the most gripping introductions for any slasher film. The stalking sequences are suspenseful, especially the climactic chase through the basement of the morgue. A nicely creepy atmosphere runs throughout the film too. Yet, unlike some slasher flicks this one is light on gore.
All in all, He Knows You're Alone is a good entry from the slasher heyday that genre fans should enjoy.
** 1/2 out of ****
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