Regional distribution in the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas was acquired by Aquarius Releasing.Carpenter also shot many scenes from the perspective of the killer in order to build tension.Penney for around a hundred dollars.

Rutherford, New Jersey, United States: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.Muir, John Kenneth (1998).

Akkad worried over the tight, four-week schedule, low budget, and Carpenter's limited experience as a filmmaker, but told Fangoria : "Two things made me decide.Early VHS versions were released by Media Home Entertainment.