The Funhouse

The Funhouse (1981)

Pay to get in. PRAY to get out.

  • Genre: Horror
  • Release Date: 1981-03-13
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 318 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Mace Neufeld Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Tobe Hooper
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From 318 Ratings


Rebellious teen Amy defies her parents by going to a trashy carnival that has pulled into town. In tow are her boyfriend, Buzz, and their friends Liz and Richie. Thinking it would be fun to spend the night in the campy "Funhouse" horror ride, the teens witness a murder by a deformed worker wearing a mask. Locked in, Amy and her friends must evade the murderous carnival workers and escape before it leaves town the next day.

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  • Elizabeth Berridge

    as Amy Harper
  • Cooper Huckabee

    as Buzz Dawson
  • Kevin Conway

    as The Barker
  • Largo Woodruff

    as Liz Duncan
  • Miles Chapin

    as Richie Atterbury
  • Jeanne Austin

    as Mrs. Harper
  • Jack McDermott

    as Mr. Harper
  • Shawn Carson

    as Joey Harper
  • David Carson

    as Geek
  • Sonia Zomina

    as Bag Lady
  • Ralph Morino

    as Truck Driver
  • Herb Robins

    as Carnival Manager
  • Mona Agar

    as Strip Show Dancer
  • Wayne Doba

    as The Monster
  • William Finley

    as Marco the Magnificent
  • Susie Malnik

    as Carmella
  • Sylvia Miles

    as Madame Zena
  • Sid Raymond

    as Strip Show MC
  • Larry Ross

    as Heckler - Girlie Show
  • Frank Grimes

    as Strip Show Voyeur
  • Frank Schuller

    as Poker Player #1
  • Peter Conrad

    as Midget with Tall Lady
  • Mildred Hughes

    as Tall Lady
  • Glen Lawrence

    as Spectator
  • Shawn McAllister

    as Garbage Collector #1
  • Sandy Mielke

    as Garbage Collector #2
  • Mike Montalvo

    as Spectator
  • Sherman 'Big Train' Bergman

    as Carnival Worker (uncredited)
  • Raymond Forchion

    as Man in Tent Show (uncredited)
  • David Mandel

    as Carnival Strongman (uncredited)
Camera Andrew Laszlo Director of Photography
Production Mace Neufeld Executive Producer
Camera Daniel Pearl Additional Photography
Directing Tobe Hooper Director
Costume & Make-Up Rick Baker Special Effects Makeup Artist
Sound Robert L. Hoyt Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Ken Johnson Music Editor
Editing Jack Hofstra Editor
Production Fern Champion Casting
Camera James Pergola Camera Operator
Sound Miles Goodman Orchestrator
Production Mark L. Lester Executive Producer
Sound Michael Boddicker Musician
Production Pamela Basker Casting
Production Norman Cohen Unit Production Manager
Directing Norman Cohen First Assistant Director
Sound David A. Whittaker Sound Editor
Sound Richard Bellis Orchestrator
Directing Adrienne Bourbeau Second Assistant Director
Production Steven Bernhardt Producer
Editing Arnold Leibovit Assistant Editor
Production Arnold Leibovit Production Assistant
Sound John Beal Original Music Composer
Sound John Beal Orchestrator
Sound John Beal Conductor
Crew John Orland Post Production Supervisor
Art Neal Adams Conceptual Design
Lighting Russell Engels Gaffer
Sound Daniel J. Johnson Music Editor
Crew J.B. Jones Special Effects
Directing Susana Preston Script Supervisor
Art Mort Rabinowitz Production Design
Crew Vicki Hiatt Post Production Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Craig Reardon Special Effects Makeup Artist
Sound John J. Stephens Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Bob Gordon Casting
Camera Robert Destolfe Still Photographer
Art Nicholas J. Romanac Property Master
Production Cynthia Streit Production Coordinator
Production Derek Power Producer
Art Harold Collins Construction Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Donisia McGowan Hairstylist
Production Melanie Grefe Production Assistant
Art Jose Duarte Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Marlana May Makeup Artist
Crew William Kellow Carpenter
Production Kathy Day Executive Producer's Assistant
Writing Lawrence J. Block Writer
Art Tom Coll Set Decoration
Camera John Winner First Assistant Camera
Sound Jack Dalton Sound Mixer
Camera Ed Knott Jr. Key Grip
Art Murray Naidich Main Title Designer
Camera Oscar Barber "B" Camera Operator
Lighting Walter G. Morris Jr. Gaffer
Sound Dale Johnson Sound Editor
Sound Earl Madery Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Brad Neufeld Associate Producer
Production Susie Feldott Casting
Production Jonathan Lane Casting
Editing Robert Leader Assistant Editor
Sound Tom Catalano Music Supervisor
Sound Don James Orchestrator
Sound Rick Riccio Scoring Mixer
Production Don Gilman Production Assistant
Production Roberta Rose Production Accountant
Crew Susan Sindelar Stand In
Production Jeffrey W. Stacey Production Assistant
Production Dee Dee Winner Production Coordinator
Crew Bob Megerle Thanks