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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:

Sorority sisters... Sisters in life. Sisters in death. 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, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,292,888
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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 name of the girls' college sorority house was "Pi Theta". 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

Jeanie: Can you actually believe what we're talking about!
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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

References The Slumber Party Massacre (1982) See more »

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A great movie from the 80's
8 November 2006 | by psywizard880See all my reviews

I was lucky enough to see this movie and actually was able to go to the house where it was shot. A huge brick mansion. If I remember it right, it used to be the old summer home for the people who owned either Hecht Company or Holchild Khone stores in Maryland. A huge house and grounds, with a huge built in pool. This place was beautiful!!!! Land everywhere, you could not see any main roads at this location. The movie is one of my all time favorites. Something to watch on a rainy night, or just anytime. Of course we all know who Eileen Davidson is from The Young and the Restless. Yes she does show some skin in this one. There were other soap-opera stars as well. Harley Jane Kozack played a great part. I have this movie on VHS and I would love to see it on DVD. Does anyone know where I can pick it up on DVD? A great film to see once, or many other times. I just love it. The house now is still standing, however, it's been sold off as flats. People purchased them and they live there. I would love to see it now.


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