The Prowler
The Prowler (1981)

In this gory slice-n-dicer, a WWII vet returns home and finds his girl in the arms of another at the town's annual dance. Outraged, he kills both with a pitchfork. The story jumps 35 years ahead as the town prepares to hold the dance… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: November 6, 1981
DVD Release Date: September 3, 2002
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A film with these specific strengths ought to be at least worth it for the [slasher] genre faithful, and it is - but it is solely for the faithful.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Another of the fine collaborations between Tom Savini and Joseph Zito, both of whom know how to deliver damn fine slasher fare.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

a better-than-expected entry into that most despised of genres

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Lee ?
Bloody stalk 'n' slash classic about a disgruntled WW2 Vet with a dislike of happy young teens who goes around dispatching them violently during a… More
Tim Salmons
One of the greats. Tom Savini and Joseph Zito at the top of their game. It may be the cliche'd 80's slasher we've all come to expect (right… More
Melvin White
"If you think you're safe... your DEAD wrong." You know a genre is bad when it's enthusiasts call a movie like The Prowler one of the best… More
Alex roy
The Prowler is one of the best, most intense slasher films of the 1980's. Brilliantly directed by Joseph Zito, who would later helm Friday The 13th: The… More
Aj V
An okay, average slasher movie, pretty routine with a little blood and gore here and there. It's entertaining, but that's it.
Cassandra Maples
By far my favourite of the early eighties dorm slashers, THE PROWLER is an excellent and exciting film brought to the screen with finesse by Joseph Zito. He… More