The Dorm That Dripped Blood is an American horror film of the slasher subgenre. It was co-written and directed by Stephen Carpenter and Jeffrey Obrow and released in the United States by New Image in April, 1982. The movie stars Laura Lapinski, Stephen Sachs, David Snow and Pamela Holland as four college students who stay on campus over the Christmas holiday to clear out a dormitory that is due for demolition. In the course of their work they are stalked by an unknown assailant who uses various industrial tools to dispatch his victims.

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  • The Dorm That Dripped Blood is considered a "Video Nasty" in the UK. The 1992 video release was cut by 10 seconds by the BBFC and the 2001 DVD issue was culled from the same cut print.
  • This is the holy horror film distributed by New Image. They also distrubted the theatrical releases of 1980's Harlequin and 1982's Pink Motel.
  • The Dorm That Dripped Blood was released theatrically in Canada by Frontier Amusements.

Cast & Crew Edit

  • Actress Leesa Gallentine is uncredited for her participation in this film.
  • Music composer Christopher Young makes his film debut with this movie and is credited as Chris Young. Christopher Young is also known for his memorable scoring of the first two Hellraiser films.
  • This film marks the acting debut of Daphne Zuniga. She will go on to play Jo Reynolds in the popular 1990s drama series Melrose Place.

Home Video Edit

  • The Dorm That Dripped Blood was originally available on DVD in the United States under its original title Pranks and was eventually released under its better known title on a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack on April 26th, 2011. This Blu-ray release features the original uncensored directors' cut that had previously never been seen by the public, featuring additional and extended gore and exposition sequences.

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