The Funhouse (1981)


The movie The Funhouse (1981) is a slasher film directed by Tobe Hooper. The story follows four teenagers – Amy Harper, Buzz, Liz, and Richie – who decide to spend the night inside a funhouse at a local carnival for a thrill-seeking adventure. However, their innocent amusement turns into a nightmarish ordeal when they witness a murder committed by a deformed worker wearing a mask.

The movie The Funhouse (1981) takes a dark turn as the teenagers realize they are trapped inside the funhouse and are being pursued by the deranged carnival worker. As they navigate the maze-like corridors and encounter various horrors, they must find a way to survive and escape the clutches of the relentless killer.

The movie The Funhouse (1981) has become a staple of the genre for many who grew up on 1980s slashers.


  • Elizabeth Berridge as Amy Harper
  • Cooper Huckabee as Buzz
  • Largo Woodruff as Liz
  • Miles Chapin as Richie
  • Kevin Conway as The Barker / The Monster


  • The Funhouse (1981) was directed by Tobe Hooper, known for his work on the classic horror film The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974).
  • The film’s screenplay was written by Larry Block, and it was produced by Universal Pictures.
  • The Funhouse (1981) features special makeup effects by Rick Baker, who is renowned for his work in the horror genre.



Last updated byAnonymous on November 1, 2023