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Sorority Row (2009)

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A group of sorority sisters try to cover up the death of their house-sister after a prank gone wrong, only to be stalked by a serial killer.

Director:

Stewart Hendler

Writers:

Josh Stolberg (screenplay), Pete Goldfinger (screenplay) (as Peter Goldfinger) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Teri Andrez ... Bra-Clad Sister (as Teri Andrzejewski)
Adam Barrie ... Danny (as Adam Berry)
Megan Wolfley Megan Wolfley ... Trampoline Sister (as Megan Elizabeth Wolfley)
Robert Belushi ... Amazed Senior Guy (as Rob Belushi)
Marie Blanchard ... Over-It Sister
Briana Evigan ... Cassidy
Zack Garrett Zack Garrett ... Thwarted Guy (as Zachary Garrett)
Margo Harshman ... Chugs
Rumer Willis ... Ellie
Jamie Chung ... Claire
Leah Pipes ... Jessica
Audrina Patridge ... Megan
Matt O'Leary ... Garret
Julian Morris ... Andy
Debra Gordon ... Mrs. Tappan
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Storyline

"Sorority Row" sees a group of sorority sisters try to cover up the death of their house-sister after a prank gone wrong, only to be stalked by a serial killer. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

It's all fun and games until someone gets stabbed with a tire iron. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, language, some sexuality/nudity and partying | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

House on Sorority Row See more »

Filming Locations:

Crafton, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,059,802, 13 September 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$11,956,207, 30 October 2009
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The bird-shaped cane that Cassidy grabs for a weapon in one scene is a homage to The House on Sorority Row (1983), as it's the same style cane that Mrs. Slater carries in that film. See more »

Goofs

When Jessica is killed her eyes are open. When the shot pans out her eyes are closed. Then when the killer removes the tire iron from her mouth her eyes are open again. See more »

Quotes

Jessica: Cassidy, my room. Theta toast. Now.
Cassidy: You seen Andy?
Jessica: Hoes before bros.
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The Summit Entertainment logo is tinted a light red which then descends through a series of outlined tree branches See more »

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I had Expectations for This Movie - and it Exceeded Them!
10 September 2009 | by Screen_QueenSee all my reviews

This movie has enough frights & thrills to make you jump multiple times, but it's not just that that makes the movie for me. What makes this film different from all of the recent mediocre horror films is that it is very much character and dialogue driven. The characters become as compelling as the plot itself and you actually find yourself starting to care about these characters. The dialogue shoots back and forth between the characters and further builds up the suspense until the final revelation. The suspense is very well drawn-out - it doesn't reveal the killer too early and it doesn't make you impatient for the end. The resulting finale is a big bang and not disappointing at all.

The acting was also a cut above the rest - I didn't cringe at the lame screams or badly-acted terrified facial expressions because there weren't any. Kudos to all the girls because they gave performances beyond what I expected would be given.

This movie doesn't deserve any awards, because it doesn't want any. Thinking about this movie is useless; if you want a movie that makes you think then go catch Inglorious Basterds. This film is meant to entertain, and entertain it did. It's what most horror films today should be. This movie has set a standard which all subsequent horror films (especially teen horrors) should follow.

Just let yourself be drawn in instead of attempting to guess who the killer is and ruining the experience for yourself. If you just go in with a blank mind and just leave all you doubts at the door you will enjoy it as it is and not blame it for being what it's not afterwards.

I hadn't watched the 1983 version before going in, but I have no doubt in my mind that this remake is at least as good as, if not better, than the original film. As a film, I give it a 7. But as a horror film, it definitely deserves an 8. I loved every moment of this movie. Completely worth my money.


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