MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 4,483 this week

The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)

 -  Horror  -  April 1982 (USA)
4.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.7/10 from 755 users  
Reviews: 40 user | 53 critic

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 ... See full summary »

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 34 titles
created 21 Jan 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 18 Sep 2011
 
a list of 49 titles
created 19 Dec 2011
 
a list of 32 titles
created 31 Aug 2012
 
a list of 38 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)

The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982) on IMDb 4.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Dorm That Dripped Blood.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Mutilator (1985)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A teenager who accidentally committed matricide finds himself being hunted together with his girlfriend and mates by his now crazed father.

Director: Buddy Cooper
Stars: Matt Mitler, Ruth Martinez, Bill Hitchcock
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

After a high school track runner, named Laura, suddenly dies from a heart attack after finishing a 30-second 200-meter race, a killer wearing a sweat suit and a fencing mask begins killing ... See full summary »

Director: Herb Freed
Stars: Christopher George, Patch Mackenzie, E. Danny Murphy
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A killer, wearing a dancing bear suit, stalks a variety of cheerleaders during an all-night scavenger hunt at a remote Ohio college.

Director: Robert Deubel
Stars: Julia Montgomery, James Carroll, Suzanne Barnes
Nightmare (1981)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A mental-patient, who is troubled with horrible nightmares, has escaped from his hospital. Now on the streets he can't help killing innocent people. But there is one family he is more than ... See full summary »

Director: Romano Scavolini
Stars: Baird Stafford, Sharon Smith, C.J. Cooke
Night Warning (1982)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An orphaned teenager finds himself being dominated by his aunt who's hell-bent on keeping him with her...at all costs.

Director: William Asher
Stars: Jimmy McNichol, Susan Tyrrell, Bo Svenson
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

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
Stars: Kate McNeil, Eileen Davidson, Janis Ward
Frozen Scream (1975)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

Mad scientists turn people into frozen zombies and the zombies wreak havoc and kill people.

Director: Frank Roach
Stars: Renee Harmon, Lynne Kocol, Wolf Muser
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A crazed, women-hating killer (Ironside) attacks journalist Deborah Ballin (Grant). When he discovers that his attack didn't kill Deborah, he comes to the hospital to finish what he started.

Director: Jean-Claude Lord
Stars: Michael Ironside, Lee Grant, Linda Purl
Madman (1982)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

At a summer camp for youths, cockey pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Giannone
Stars: Gaylen Ross, Tony Fish, Harriet Bass
Hell Night (1981)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion where they get killed off one by one by the monstrous surviving members of a family massacre years earlier for trespassing on their living grounds.

Director: Tom DeSimone
Stars: Linda Blair, Vincent Van Patten, Peter Barton
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

A patient escapes from a mental hospital, killing one of his keepers and then a University professor after he makes his way to the local college. Next semester, the late prof's replacement ... See full summary »

Director: Richard W. Haines
Stars: Forbes Riley, Ric Randig, Dick Biel
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A disturbed young man who was burned as a child by his sadistic mother stalks women with a flamethrower.

Director: Joseph Ellison
Stars: Dan Grimaldi, Charles Bonet, Bill Ricci
Edit

Cast

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

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

April 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Death Dorm  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$90,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Unrated) (Blu-ray)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This film was shot on weekends. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Solid slasher flick.
20 August 2007 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

College girl Joanne Murray takes on the unenviable job of readying the student housing building to become apartments,which includes selling the unneeded furniture This takes place during a break,so a mysterious psycho is stalking the nearly-empty premises on campus."Dorm that Dripped Blood" is a low-budget slasher flick that is quite entertaining.The acting is pretty bad,the plot is predictable,but the gore effects are quite good.The film was made by UCLA film students Stephen Carpenter and Jeffrey Obrow for next to nothing.Soon a dreamy ambiance kicks in,very similar to the enveloping forests of Jeff Leiberman's fantastic "Just Before Dawn".7 out of 10.It's great to see Daphne Zuniga of "The Initiation" fame run over few times by a car.


7 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Was original release title Pranks? pav777
Guy in the Beginning mindybiz
DVD?! the_movie_maniac
Question randymil
Patti? Boiled? Help? Need to answer? gunsn_rosez_sterli
rainbow flags anawesomemoviefanatic
Discuss The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?