Title: House of  Death

Alternate Titles: Death Screams, Night Screams

Tagline: "The last scream you hear your own."

Release Date: May 1982

Country: USA

House of Death (1982) is an american whodunit Slasher Film. It's set in a small town in america, during a carnival festival. The killer stalks and kills in various ways with POV shots.


A couple making-out near the train tracks at night are garroted to death by an unseen killer.

Later, Locals are celebrating the last night of carnival, such as newly in-love couple Bob and Kathy, coach, Neil Marshall, waitresses, timid blonde Lily and comely, nubile Ramona, their boss Jackson and learning difficulties teenage peeping tom Casey, whose dad Avery is the town sheriff.

Several them decide to spend the night down at the river, where an unknown double homicide climaxed there some nights before. But among the fairgoers is the one responsible for the deaths and as he/she lurks in the shadows; troubled over a tragic past (or just about one thing or another) deciding to take his/her frustrations out with a machete on those he/she blames for all the misfortunes in his/her life. Following the group back to his/her riverside stomping grounds he/she sets about ensuring no one leaves the area alive.


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  • List of Deaths in Film (according to Hysteria Lives)
  •  1) Female garroted
           2) Male garroted
           3) Female shot with arrow and then asphyxiated with plastic bag
           4) Male killed with machete
           5) Female has throat slashed with machete
           6) Male found with throat cut
           7) Male decapitated with machete (off-screen)
           8) Female hacked to death with machete
           9) Male has hands chopped off with machete
         10) Female chopped in half with machete
         11) Male has throat slit with shard of glass, falls out of window and has head shot off!


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