Boarding House

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Boarding House (1982, USA) is a Horror film directed by John Wintergate.


Main Details

  • Released in 1982 | Color
  • Running Time: 98 Min.
  • Wrtitten and Directed by John Wintergate
  • Starring John Wintergate, Kalassu, Alexandra Day, Joel Riordan, Brian Bruderlin, Belma Kora, Tracy O'Brian
  • Produced by Peter Baahlu & Elliot Van Koghbe
  • Original Music by 33 1/3, Kalassu, Teeth
  • Cinematography by Jan Lucas & Obee Ray
  • Film Editing by Jim Balcom & Johnny Kay

Also Known As

  • Bad Force (Germany)
  • Boarding House (USA - alternative spelling)
  • Family house, pension de famille (France - video title)
  • Housegeist (video title)


  • Where the rent won't kill you but something else will!


Boardinghouse (aka Boarding House or Housegeist or Bad Force) is a 1982 horror film written, directed and starring John Wintergate. On September 18, 1972, the Hoffman house was closed due to several mysterious deaths. Ten years later, the house is reopened as a boarding house by a man with telekinetic powers who inherited it. A group of nubile young women quickly move in and the killings begin all over again. (Wikipedia)

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