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The House on Sorority Row (1983)

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.

Director:

Mark Rosman

Writers:

Mark Rosman, Bobby Fine (additional dialogue)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate McNeil ... Katherine (as Kathryn McNeil)
Eileen Davidson ... Vicki
Janis Ward Janis Ward ... Liz (as Janis Zido)
Robin Meloy Robin Meloy ... Jeanie
Harley Jane Kozak ... Diane (as Harley Kozak)
Jodi Draigie ... Morgan
Ellen Dorsher ... Stevie
Lois Kelso Hunt ... Mrs. Slater
Christopher Lawrence Christopher Lawrence ... Dr. Beck
Michael Kuhn ... Peter
Michael Sergio ... Rick
Ruth Walsh Ruth Walsh ... Mother
Ed Heath Ed Heath ... Policeman
Jean Schertler ... Nurse
Larry Singer 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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Taglines:

When the Nightmare ends . . . the Terror begins See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

House of Evil See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$425,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$617,661, 23 January 1983

Gross USA:

$10,604,986

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,604,986
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Company Credits

Production Co:

VAE Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The address of the House on Sorority Row was 413 Danfore Road on Sorority Row. See more »

Goofs

(at around 44 mins) When Morgan is removing clothes from Mrs. Slater's closet, she ends up removing the same outfits a few different times. See more »

Quotes

Pig: I'm a sea pig...
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Crazy Credits

The mechanical tick of Eric's jack-in-the-box plays on as the ending credits role. See more »

Alternate Versions

The original 1986 UK Apex video version of the film (titled "House of Evil") was cut by 3 secs by the BBFC and removed two shots to Vicki's murder, the cane in the back and the cane in the eye. The cuts were later restored for the 2002 Hollywood DVD issue (titled "House on Sorority Row"). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Spooked: Exorschism (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Waiting for Roxanne
Composed and Performed by 4 Out of 5 Doctors
4 Out of 5 Doctors appear courtesy of Nemperor Records, Inc. and CBS Inc.
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User Reviews

Excellent!
9 February 2001 | by zeu69See all my reviews

The House On Sorority Row is one of my favorite slasher films of the 80's and i beleive that I Know What You Did Last Summer ripped this film off big time. Its about a group of sorority girls that accidently murder their house mother. After disposing her body they are stalked by someone who witnessed their crime. its not overtly gory but the death scenes are great and convincing, there is plenty of suspense and you are always kept hooked. It is well worth seeing for all slasher movie fans. Its also intersting to see future actors in their first roles like Harley Jane Kozak (Aracnaphobia) and especially Eileen Davidson who plays Kristen Blake Black on Days of Our Lives. See it!


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