Deadbolt (1993)


A Canadian horror film directed by Douglas Jackson.

Plot Summary

Medical student Marty is looking for a new lodger but gets a lot more than she bargained for when the handsome Alec turns up at her door. At first, he seems the perfect flatmate – but soon becomes obsessive, manipulative and violent as he sets out to imprison and control Marty.


Director: Douglas Jackson
© 1992 Allegro Film Productions Inc
Allegro Films and Image Organization present a Pierre David production
Executive Producer: Pierre David
Producers: Tom Berry, Franco Battista
Co-Producer: Stefan Wodoslawsky
Screenplay: Mara Trafficante, Frank Rehwaldt
Director of Photography: Rodney Gibbons
Editor: Yves Langlois
Music: Milan Kymlicka
Location Sound Recordist: Richard Nichol
Wardrobe: Aline Gilmore
Chief Make-up Artist: Djina Caron
Hair: Coiffure Cinéma
Special Effects Supervisor: Ryal Cosgrove
Production Designer: Perri Gorrara

Justine Bateman (Marty)
Adam Baldwin (Alec)
Michele Scarabelli (Theresa)
Chris Mulkey (Jordan)
Anthony Sherwood (Detective Toren)
Ellen Cohen (Lani)
Colin Fox (Professor Rhodes)
Cyndi Pass (Diana)
Amy Fulco (Michelle)
Griffith Brewer (Beason)
Mark Camacho (Phil)
Isabelle Truchon (Linda)
Gordon Masten (desk orderly)
Shirley Merovitz (gun clerk)
Don Jordan (UPS man)
Bernadette Li (nurse)
Philip Spensley (Jordan's father)
Dominique Perreault (Katherine)
Nancy Boulanger (Princess)

Alternative Titles

3:15 a Time for Dying – UK (video)
Amante Mortal – Portugal
Deadbolt – A Morte Está em Casa – Brazil
Dietro la porta – Italy
Dödsfällan – Sweden
Idealne znikniecie – Poland
Séquestrée – Canada (French)