Deliria (Bloody Bird)(Sound Stage Massacre)(Stage Fright)
Deliria (Bloody Bird)(Sound Stage Massacre)(Stage Fright) (1987)

Horror film actor Michele Soavi's directorial debut was this stylish giallo thriller about an escaped lunatic terrorizing the cast of a stage musical who get locked in a theater after dark. David Brandon, Barbara Cupisti, and perennial… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: February 8, 1987
DVD Release Date: March 22, 2005
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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

At times, Stagefright transcends both its low-budget economics and its well-worn genre requirements and achieves something sublime that can only be described as "Hitchcockian."

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

The kind of ridiculously self-assured debut that declares its maker to be some kind of savant or prodigy.

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Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine

Stagefright proceeds as a rather earthbound taster of winky genre self-reflexivity.

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Cory Taylor
Soavi certainly inherited Dario Argento's predilection for giallo slasher theatrics with 'Stagefright', an operatic first feature which cannily… More
Lee ?
A well executed Italian slasher. Nothing original or ground-breaking but it does it's job well with a killer that dispatches his victims as messily as… More
Keiko Aya
Michele Soavi's directorial debut and he has other credites like Alien 2 on Earth his first acting role. Still Soavi still puts on some stella murder… More
Jesse Ortega
To make up for how bad House 2 was, I decided to make up for it with another 80s horror movie. This time a slasher. I think all I'm missing now is a… More
Cassandra Maples
Deliria, Aquarius, Bloody Bird or Stagefright is the horror movie I remember most during my adolescent years, and it freaked me out!!! There is an extremely… More
Sylvester Kuo
Another one of the best slashers from the 80s, makes no sense whatsoever, but there are quite a few scares in the film, the setting in a theatre was clever.