Eyes of a Stranger (1981)

USA, 1980
35mm film, Technicolor, 1.85:1
mono, English

An American horror film directed by Ken Wiederhorn. It was released in the United States on 27 March .

Plot Summary

Miami anchorwoman Jane Harris lives with her blind and deaf-mute sister Tracy who is being targeted by a serial killer.


Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn
© 1980 Georgeotowm Productions
Georgetown Productions presents
Produced by: Ronald Zerra
Associate Producer: Roslyn M. Meyer
Screenplay by: Mark Jackson
Director of Photography: Mini Rojas
Film Editor: Rick Shaine
Music: Richard Einhorn
Sound Recordist: Enrique Lopez
Wardrobe Mistress: Kathy Robinson
Makeup Artist: Carlos Gomeri
Special Makeup Effects: Tom Savini
Special Makeup: Dean Gates
Art Director: Jessica Sack

Lauren Tewes (Jane)
John Disanti (Stanley Herbert)
Peter Dupré (David)
Jennifer Jason Leigh (Tracy)
Gwen Lewis (Debbie)
Kitty Lunn (Annette)
Timothy Hawkins (Jeff)
Ted Richert (Roger England)
Toni Crabtree (Mona)
Bob Small (Dr Bob)
Stella Rivera (dancer)
Dan Fitzgerald (bartender)
José Bahamande (Jimmy)
Luke Halpin (tape editor)
Rhonda Flynn (woman in car)
Tony Federico (man in car)
Alan Lee (photographer)
Amy Krug (young Jane)
Tabbetha Tracey (young Tracy)
Sarah Hutcheson (friend)

Alternative Titles

Appels au meurtre – French title
Die Augen eines Fremden – Austrian, West German title
En främlings ögon – Swedish title
Katili Gördüm – Turkish video title
Moord op zicht – Flemish Belgian title
En morder er løs – Norwegian title
Morilec iz slusalke – Slovenian title
Muukalaisen silmät – Finnish title
Gli occhi dello sconosciuto – Italian title
Oči stranca – Serbian title
Oczy nieznajomego – Polish title
L'Oeil assassin – French Belgian title
Ojos asesinos – Mexican title
Los ojos de un extraño – Mexican, Spanish title
Olhos Assassinos – Brazilian, Portuguese title
O strangalistis tou Miami xanahtypa – Greek title
Tag telefonen og dø – Danish title
Yabancının gözleri – Turkish title
Ο στραγγαλιστής του Μαιάμι ξαναχτυπά – Greek title
Глаза незнакомца – Russian title
他人の眼 – Japanese title

Includes extracts from
Shock Waves (1977)

Includes extracts from
Scream Greats, Vol. 1: Tom Savini, Master of Horror Effects (1986)



  • Cinefantastique vol.11 no.2 (Autumn 1981) p.52
  • Films vol.1 no.10 (September 1981) p.34
  • The Hollywood Reporter vol.261 no.15 (11 April 1980) p.30 – credits
  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.4 no.571 (August 1981) p.153
  • Motion Picture Product Digest vol. no.22 (15 April 1981) p.86
  • Starburst no.37 1981 p.15
  • Variety 1 April 1981 p.14


  • The Films of the Eighties by Robert A. Nowlan and Gwendolyn Wright Nowlan p.177 – credits, synopsis
  • Film Review 1982-1983 by F. Maurice Speed (ed.) p.149 – credits, review
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis 126-127 – credits
  • Serial Killer Cinema: An Analytical Filmography by Robert Cetti p.156-157 – credits, review