Day of the Reaper (1984)

USA, 1984
35mm film, colour
mono, English

An American horror film directed by Timothy Gordon Ritter.

Plot Summary

A group of women are stalked by a cannibal killer.


Directed by: Timothy Gordon Ritter
Copyright 1984, Joe Preuth and Tim Ritter Productions
Copyright renewed by Tim Ritter, 2002
JTP Joe Preuth and Tim Ritter Productions. Joe Preuth and Tim Ritter present
Produced by: Joe Preuth and Tim Ritter
Associate Producer/Assistant Producer: Lori O’Hanlon
Written by: Timothy Gordon Ritter
Story Created by: Joe Preuth and Tim Ritter
Director of Photography: Joe Preuth
Film Editor: Timothy Ritter
Original Music Composed and Performed by: Sean Ruddy
Sound Mix and Video Transfer by: Tim Ritter (September 1984)
Hair and Makeup: Lori O’Hanlon
Special Effects by: Tim Ritter and Joe Preuth
Marketing Campaign by: Tim Ritter
Sales Agents: Joel D. Wynkoop, Tim Ritter
Poster Art: Pat Foster
2002 Letterboxing and Digital Coloring by: Steve McNaughton
Text Trivia Written by: Tim Ritter copyright June 2002

Cathy O’Hanlon
Todd Nolf (as The Reaper)
Cristy Carrington
Sheila Hudson
Brian Todd
Colleen Foley
Jonathan Holbrook
Sherry Gibson
Stefan (‘Slim’) Siems
Brian Gross
Tim Ritter
Pat Foster as Doctor Paul Bloch



  • Nightmare USA by Stephen Thrower p.516 – note
  • Regional Horror Films, 1958-1990 by Brian Albright p.191