Tom Hanks Archives
He Knows You’re Alone

Character: Elliot
Directed by: Armand Mastroianni
Written by: Scott Parker
Produced by: George Manasse
Other cast: Don Scardino, Caitlin O'Heaney, Elizabeth Kemp
Release date: August 29, 1980
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Running time: 1h 34min

A young bride-to-be is being stalked upon by a serial killer in Staten Island. She gets help from a former lover, but will they manage to escape?


→ First movie appearance of Tom Hanks and Dana Barron.
→ Tom Hanks later described the preposterousness of the carnival scenes on Late Night with David Letterman (1982), noting how ridiculous it was to depict the rides being ‘enjoyed’ by patrons in freezing temperatures.