Schizoid (1980)


The movie Schizoid (1980) is a psychological thriller directed by David Paulsen. The story revolves around Julie, an advice columnist who begins receiving threatening notes from an anonymous stalker. As the harassment escalates, members of Julie’s therapy group start getting brutally stabbed by a mysterious killer[4].

Julie finds herself caught in a web of fear and paranoia as she tries to uncover the identity of the stalker. With each passing day, the danger intensifies, and Julie becomes increasingly isolated and distrustful of those around her. As the body count rises, she must confront her deepest fears and unravel the twisted truth behind the series of murders[2].

The movie Schizoid (1980) delves into themes of obsession, identity, and the blurred lines between reality and illusion.


  • Mariana Hill as Julie
  • Klaus Kinski as Dr. Pieter Fales
  • Craig Wasson as Peter
  • Richard Herd as Lt. Donahue
  • Christopher Lloyd as Gilbert


  • Schizoid (1980) features a killer who uses a pair of scissors as their weapon of choice, adding a unique twist to the typical slasher film formula[3].
  • The film has been described as an American Giallo, drawing inspiration from the Italian thriller genre known for its stylized violence and mystery elements[6].



Last updated byAnonymous on November 1, 2023