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The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)

Four college students are stalked by an unknown assailant while staying on campus over the Christmas holidays to help clear out a dormitory which is to be demolished.

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Stephen Carpenter (screenplay), Jeffrey Obrow (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Laurie Lapinski ... Joanne Murray
Stephen Sachs Stephen Sachs ... Craig
David Snow David Snow ... Brian
Pamela Holland Pamela Holland ... Patti
Dennis Ely Dennis Ely ... Bobby Lee Tremble
Woody Roll Woody Roll ... John Hemmit
Daphne Zuniga ... Debbie
Jake Jones Jake Jones ... Bill Edgar
Robert Fredrickson Robert Fredrickson ... Tim (as Robert Frederick)
Chris Morrill Chris Morrill ... Jack
Chandre Chandre ... Alice
Billy Criswell Billy Criswell ... Rick
Richard Cowgill ... Debbie's Father
Kay Beth Kay Beth ... Doris, Debbie's Mother
Jimmy Betz Jimmy Betz ... Officer Lewis
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Storyline

Joanne, Patty, Brian, and Craig prepare the old dorm building to be torn down. They are pursued by a serial killer with a wide range of murder methods, ranging from power drill to industrial steam cooker. Is it that spooky weird guy John Hemmit killing off the incidental characters, or is it someone/thing even more terrifying? Written by Chris Holland <stomptokyo@aol.com>

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Taglines:

When the kidding stops... the killing starts! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 April 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Death Dorm See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$90,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Jeff Obrow Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Took its name from the film The House That Dripped Blood (1971) See more »

Alternate Versions

The film was once on the 'video nasty' list in the UK and appeared on the infamous DPP 72 list of video nasties. The 1992 video release was cut by 10 secs to a drill murder by the BBFC and the 2001 DVD issue was culled from the same cut print. See more »

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Referenced in Dreamaniac (1986) See more »

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* * out of 4.
1 June 2002 | by brandonsites1981See all my reviews

Routine slasher about college kids working on boarding up a college dorm that is about to be demolished and being killed by an unknown, hiding in the shadows killer. Made on a budget of only $90,000 and featuring an unknown Daphne Zuniga at the time this is a lot better then I expected. Sure it is inept at times, but this film manages to be exciting, creepy and scary throughout. That's more then you can say about a lot of the other films in this genre.

Rated R; Extreme Violence & Profanity.


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