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Hostel

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Hostel

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
95 minutes
Wide Release Date:
01/06/06
performer:
Jay Hernandez, Derek Richardson, Eythor Gudjonsson
director:
Eli Roth
distributor:
Lions Gate Films
author:
Eli Roth
genre:
Horror

We gave it a B

In the new horror films, the fear of death is replaced by the fear of torture — a fate worse than death. Eli Roth’s unusually plausible exploitation thriller follows a trio of babe-hungry collegiate jerks to Slovakia, where everything is for sale. Including mutilation for fun.