Don't Go in the House
Don't Go in the House (1980)

When the mother of a young man suffering from repressed psychosis dies, his illness suddenly becomes manifested behaviorally. He lures beautiful women to his home and commits acts of mindless vengeance.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: March 28, 1980
DVD Release Date: November 24, 1998
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Anton Bitel

a slasher that, for all its derivativeness, always retains our sympathy for its central bogeyman, ensuring that it is as much tragedy as horror.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Don't go to this movie.

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

The violence it depicts is not nearly as off-putting as the perfunctory misogyny the film evinces, and even that isn't half so obscene as the ridiculously shabby quality of the whole thing.

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Rob Gonsalves

One unforgettable scene. The rest is boredom.

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Aj V
You know a movie is bad when the beginning scenes are exactly what you saw in the previews. The rest of the film is pretty cliche, borrowing from better horror… More
vieras esine
A shameless Psycho rip off, and not even a very good one at that. The burned corpses were oddly papier mache-like and just bleh.
Lee ?
Psycho fry-'em-up about a disturbed guy luring young women back to his home and blasting them to death with his flame-thrower. Not too bad overall, but… More
Ed Fucking Harris
One of the more instantly forgetable video nasties that I've seen thus far. Borrows way to heavily from Psycho and the killer has no depth or even… More
Bruce Bruce
This Movie was shown as part of the Quentin Tarantino Film Festival in 1997. Most films on this list are very hard to find on DVD. To be in the Tarantino Film… More
Leo L
A favorite!