Amy harper is the only survivor of the funhouse out of the 4 teenagers and battles the large,deformed,psychotic man the only member of the evil family still alieve. The funhouse was filmed in north miami, on the site of a real traveling carnival that was idling off season, if i remember correctly. Rent the funhouse 1981 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. Gallery of 20 movie poster and cover images for the funhouse 1981. Initially he is hidden beneath an expressionless mask of frankensteins monster. Funhouse is the 26th episode of the hbo television series the sopranos, and the th and final episode of the shows second season. The funhouse opened in 814 theaters in the united states on march, 1981.
Magic funhouse s2 e2 i am not making any money off of this video, this is only a reupload, as fullscreen is no longer. A creepy and enjoyable film, the funhouse shared a double bill in 1981 with my bloody valentine. There are no tv airings of the funhouse in the next 14 days. The funhouse is a 1981 horror film that centers on four teenagers who become trapped inside a funhouse and stalked by a deformed man. Before poltergeist 1982, tobe hooper was a director of lowbudget horror films whose. Underrated masterpiece the funhouse was released in 1981. No gore to be found here, and what once was an x film now comes in for a 15cert. The man gets killed during their fight by slowly being crushed by large gears. For the 1981 film, the funhouse, director tobe hooper poltergeist, the texas chainsaw massacre chose composer john beal to make the horror in the film even more horrific.
The cast features kevin conway, william finley and twotime academy awardnominee sylvia miles. The womans soon attacked in a sequence respecting psycho. Jul 28, 2019 the funhouse movie 1981 plot synopsis. He grabs amy and tries to get her crushed by the gears,but she manages to get out of his grip and it only crushes him. Together with three other friends, amy spends the night in a carnival funhouse and is stalked by a deformed man in a frankenstein mask. I only grabbed season 2 before fullscreen went down, if you have season 1 please contact me.
The opening sequence of tobe hoopers 1981 gem the funhouse riffs on psycho by way of halloween. The funhouse elizabeth berridge cooper huckabee miles chapin 1981 naughty teens elizabeth berridge, cooper huckabee, miles chapin are locked in a carnival fun house with a man in a frankenstein mask. In 1981, the funhouse setting was not too overused and some of the subtleties of the set decoration combine to make a colourful yet menacing scenario. In tow are her boyfriend, buzz, and their friends liz and richie. Not tobe hoopers greatest movie but still a solid film. The stalker slash slasher in this situation is simply credited as the monster. The funhouse, a 1981 horror film directed by tobe hooper funhouse the sopranos, a 2000 episode of the sopranos from season 2. Put it on prior to patronizing the local county fair during summer season and see if it isnt still lurking in your mind while milling about the midway. The camera cranes back to show the lights of the traveling carnival shutting off, the rides shutting down, and inside the funhouse the animatronic figures that populate it wind down to a halt. We have the usual 2 couples who go to the carnival and decide to sleep over. The funhouse is a 1981 horror film that centers on four teenagers who become. From bride of frankenstein to a twilight zone marathon to tobe hoopers the funhouse and john carpenters apocalypse trilogy, secret movie clubs.
The funhouse 1981 extra footage from the tv version. The funhouse is a 1981 horror movie the place in a carnivaltobe hooper directed this one, is should be ok, right. Tv funhouse, a recurring skit on nbcs saturday night live. Sep 28, 2012 the funhouse 2 3 the worlds scariest haunted house 1981. Not as scary as the texas chainsaw massacre 1974 nor as bizarre as eaten alive 1976, the funhouse may as well have been directed by. The brave and the bold the funhouse, a 1985 episode of. Funhouse season 2, episode the greatest theme of the sopranos is decline. Starring elizabeth berridge, shawn carson, cooper huckabee, largo woodruff, miles chapin, wayne doba, william finley and sylvia miles. Director tobe hooper manages a few shocks and includes some typically. Sep 24, 2014 check out the funhouse music from the original film score by john beal on amazon music. Kessler, and directed by frequent the sopranos director john patterson, and originally aired in the united states on april 9, 2000, attracting about 9 million viewers.
The funhouse music from the original film score by john. All of these tributes come with the requisite shot of skin, proof youre. Along with every other horror fan out there, i have been puzzling about tobe hooper. Texas chainsaw features highly in my list of favorite films. Even in the second season out of six, the show seems on the verge of some sort of permanent ending. The films plot concerns four teenagers who become trapped in a dark ride at a local carnival and are stalked by a deformed killer inside. Oct 24, 2015 the funhouse plays on both horrors storied history as well as its sexy future.
Rent the funhouse 1981 starring elizabeth berridge and shawn carson on dvd and bluray. A creepy and enjoyable film, the funhouse shared a double bill in 1981 with my. This lowbudget horror film about teenagers trapped in a carnival funhouse with a freakish monster is pretty standard stuff. Elizabeth berridge was born on may 2, 1962 in westchester, new york, usa. Fun haus, a villain resembling jack nimballs version of toyman appearing in batman. I mean tobe hooper brought us the texas chainsaw massacre.
With its twoheaded cow, mutant baby in a jar, jokes about bestiality. Production management 2 second unit director or assistant director 2 art department 5. The funhouse 1981 page 2 classic horror film board. She is an actress, known for amadeus 1984, hidalgo 2004 and the funhouse 1981.
Aug, 2015 there is simple charm in the straightforward story and retro horror appeal that makes the funhouse the gold standard granddaddy of killer carnival thrillers. The film was directed by tobe hooper and the screenplay was written by larry block. May 29, 2015 unfortunately a bit rough but an original 1981 television spot for director tobe hoopers colorful chiller, starring elizabeth berridge, kevin conway, cooper. An underrated tobe hooper filmin fact, this was the only decent movie hooper made in the 1980s the funhouse concerns a group of teenagers who stay all night in a carnival funhouse, witnessing. The funhouse isnt quite as much of a knockout as halloween iii, the last highdef scream factory release i picked up, but it still hits all the right marks. Four teenage friends spend the night in a carnival funhouse and are stalked by a deformed man in a frankenstein mask. This lowbudget horror film about teenagers trapped in a carnival funhouse with. Scoobys mystery funhouse, a 1980s scoobydoo television series. The cast features kevin conway, william finley and twotime academy. Financial analysis of the funhouse 1981 including budget, domestic and international box office gross, dvd and bluray sales reports. The funhouse also released as carnival of terror is a 1981 american slasher film directed by tobe hooper, written by larry block and starring elizabeth berridge, kevin conway, william finley, cooper huckabee, miles chapin, and sylvia miles. The funhouse 1981 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Jun 29, 2017 the funhouse 1981 posted on june 29, 2017 at 2. Trailer for tobe hoopers the funhouse 1981, starring elizabeth berridge, kevin conway, william finley, cooper huckabee, miles chapin, and sylvia miles.
She has been married to kevin corrigan since march 2001. The funhouse movie tv listings and schedule tv guide. Spike lees da 5 bloods, dating around season 2, and much more. The funhouse is a monster movie, not a slasher as its been sometimes erroneously labelled. Theres a reason all of the shows promotional art from season three on used an autumnal color scheme. A novelization of the film was written by dean koontz, it was released before the. Tony is stricken by a nasty bout of food poisoning and has a strange dream conversation with pussy in his delirium. The image is somewhat softer than season of the witch but is still reasonably welldefined and nicely detailed, generally where id expect a genre film from the class of 1981 to wind up. In one of my favorite sequences in the funhouse, the teens have snuck into the funhouse to stay the night.226 460 331 811 1129 1254 870 70 234 1042 745 34 758 973 543 458 1014 352 540 286 949 492 1425 891 419 1168 1155 906 883 1390 463 1150 769