The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)


The movie The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982), also known as Pranks, is an American slasher film directed by Stephen Carpenter and Jeffrey Obrow. The story follows four college students who stay on campus over the Christmas holiday to clean out a condemned dormitory. However, they soon find themselves stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant.

The movie The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982) centers around the four students, Joanne, Craig, Brian, and Patty, who are tasked with cleaning out the abandoned dormitory. As they work, they begin to experience strange occurrences and soon realize that they are not alone in the building. They are stalked and killed one by one by an unknown assailant who seems to be seeking revenge for past wrongs.


  • Laurie Lapinski as Joanne
  • Stephen Sachs as Craig
  • David Snow as Brian
  • Pamela Holland as Patty
  • Daphne Zuniga as Debbie


  • The movie The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982) was originally released under the title Pranks.
  • The film was shot in 20 days on a budget of $90,000.
  • The movie was one of the first to be released on home video under the “direct-to-video” model.
  • The film was banned in the UK as a “video nasty” during the 1980s.



Last updated byAnonymous on November 1, 2023