Based on a true story, HOUSE ON THE HILL is a true crime melodrama with strong horror elements, chronicling the outrageous 1980s murder spree of serial killer Leonard Lake, who would target, kidnap, rob and kill people -- and even whole families. Sonia, the only survivor of Lake's killing spree, teams up with a private investigator to help him locate a woman who disappeared into Lake's compound. In the process, Sonia recounts the horrors of the house, where Lake and his accomplice would force her to videotape the killings.
No one gets out alive.
Did You Know?
The movie includes authentic court video clips of serial killer Leonard Lake talking to a video camera, describing his "philosophy" about why he wants to kidnap people. Shot in Wilseyville, California, USA, in October 1983. See more
The blonde girl's tattoos on her back randomly shift from left to right throughout the film. See more
No animals or flies where harmed while making this movie See more
In the U.S., 3 minutes were cut to remove or reduce scenes of sexual violence. See more