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He Knows You're Alone (1980)

A young bride-to-be is being stalked upon by a serial killer in Staten Island. She gets help from a former lover, but will they manage to escape?

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Armand Mastroianni

Writer:

Scott Parker
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Scardino ... Marvin
Caitlin O'Heaney ... Amy Jensen
Elizabeth Kemp ... Nancy
Tom Rolfing Tom Rolfing ... Ray Carlton (the killer)
Lewis Arlt Lewis Arlt ... Det. Len Gamble
Patsy Pease Patsy Pease ... Joyce
James Rebhorn ... Prof. Carl Mason
Tom Hanks ... Elliot
Dana Barron ... Diana
Joseph Leon Joseph Leon ... Ralph the Tailor
Paul Gleason ... Det. Frank Daley
James Carroll James Carroll ... Phil
Brian Byers ... Bernie
Curt Hostetter Curt Hostetter ... Tommy
Robin Lamont Robin Lamont ... Ruthie
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Storyline

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 Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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Taglines:

Every girl is frightened the night before her wedding, but this time... there's good reason!

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Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 August 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood Wedding See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

For years it was believed that Pat Benatar's hit song "Hell Is For Children" was featured in the film's soundtrack. The song, however, is never heard throughout the film, nor credited on the closing titles. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Nancy plays the record album, there are two close-ups of the album on the turntable. From the first close-up to the second close-up, the speed of the spinning record has increased, although the speed/pitch of the music remains constant. See more »

Quotes

Joyce: [after the professor she is sleeping with pretends to not know her in front of his wife] I'm gonna bust his balls tonight.
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Referenced in Scream 2 (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Never Tie You Down
Words by Jeanne Napoli, deBorge Roggeman
Music by Alexander Peskanov and Mark Peskanov
Sung by Jeanne Napoli
© 1980 by Songs of Bandler-Koppelman, Inc., Windward Music and Viv Enterprises, Ltd., Zorro Music Division
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Strange little "Halloween" rip-off
2 April 2000 | by ehoshawSee all my reviews

Two young women are watching a slasher movie at the beginning of this film. A strange man sits behind one of them and stabs her through the back of her seat. We find out later that this man is a homicidal bride killer, because he was stood up at the altar years back by his bride, whom he later knifes. Now, as the police are searching for the man, he goes after pretty Amy Jensen, a nice girl who is getting married to a big jerk named Phil. Amy and her friends Joyce and Nancy are getting together with friends for the weekend and guess who crashes the party. There are a lot of bloodless, pointless murders in this one, huge plot holes in the script, a score that sounds curiously like Carpenter's in "Halloween", and a stupid twist ending. Yeah, yeah, yeah, Tom Hanks is in this, big deal. He has only a five minute part, playing a psych major. The climax in them morgue is alright, but Armand Mastroianni's direction is less than great. An average slasher film.


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