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 – France
Die Augen eines Fremden – Austria, West Germany
En främlings ögon – Sweden
Katili Gördüm – Turkey (video)
Moord op zicht – Belgium (Flemish)
En morder er løs – Norway
Morilec iz slusalke – Slovenia
Muukalaisen silmät – Finland
Gli occhi dello sconosciuto – Italy
Oči stranca – Serbia
Oczy nieznajomego – Poland
L'Oeil assassin – Belgium (France)
Ojos asesinos – Mexico
Los ojos de un extraño – Mexico, Spain
Olhos Assassinos – Brazil, Portugal
O strangalistis tou Miami xanahtypa – Greece
Tag telefonen og dø – Denmark
Yabancının gözleri – Turkey
Ο στραγγαλιστής του Μαιάμι ξαναχτυπά – Greece
Глаза незнакомца – Russia
他人の眼 – Japan

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