The Funhouse is a 1981 American horror film written by Lawrence Block, directed by Tobe Hooper, and starring Elizabeth Berride, Shawon Carson, and Jeanne Austin. The film tells the story of four teenagers on a double date that visit a local carnival. When they venture inside the funhouse, the quickly discover that there is no way out. The monster that lurks within the funhouse then slowly kills each of the teenagers, leaving only our hero to find his way out before it's too late. Hooper most famously directed The Texas Chainsaw Massacre as well as Eaten Alive. Both films were highly acclaimed, where as Funhouse received poor reviews.