Hostel (2005) Movie Review

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Hostel (2005)

2005 | R | Horror, Thriller, Mystery
94 minutes / 1h 34min

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Hostel Plot Synopsis:

3 backpackers are in Amsterdam where they get locked out of their youth hostel. They are invited into a man's house where he tells them of a hostel somewhere in eastern Europe where the women are all incredibly hot and have a taste for American men. When they get there, everything is too good to be true - the hostel is "to die for"

Hostel (2005) Review

Presented by genre master Quentin Tarantino (Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2) and directed by Eli Roth (Cabin Fever) Hostel is a shocking and relentless film in the tradition of Saw about two American backpackers (Jay Hernandez Friday Night Lights and Derek Richardson Dumb and Dumberer) in Europe who find themselves lured in as victims of a murder-for-profit business.Paxton and Josh two college friends are lured by a fellow traveler to what’s described as a nirvana for American backpackers   a particular hostel in an out-of-the-way Slovakian town stocked with Eastern European women as desperate as they are gorgeous. The two friends arrive and soon easily pair off with exotic beauties Natalya and Svetlana. In fact too easily…Initially distracted by the good time they’re having the two Americans quickly find themselves trapped in an increasingly sinister situation that they will discover is as wide and as deep as the darkest sickest recess of human nature itself   if they survive.


  • Hostel Rating Scores
  • Our Score: 3
  • Overall Score: 4.82
  • IMDB: 5.9
  • MetaCritic: 5.5
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 6.0

About Hostel 2005

Title: Hostel
Year: 2005
Runtime: 94 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Reviewer:
Score: 1.5 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 2.41/5 stars from 155,091 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 155,091
MPAA Rating: R
Hostel Cast Starring: Eli Roth, Jay Hernandez, Christopher Allen Nelson, Barbara Nedeljakova, Anne Bergstedt, Miroslav Táborský, Ota Filip, Miroslav Táborský, Mirek Navratil, Rick Hoffman, Karel Vanásek, Mark Taylor, Gabriel Roth, Karel Vanásek, Daniel Frisch, Jennifer Lim, Mark Bakunas, Anne Bergstedt Jordanova, Takashi Miike, Daniela Bakerová, Veronika Petrová, Patrik Zigo, Kristina Kosunova, Milda Jedi Havlas, Roman Janecka, Karel Hrosek, Martin Kubacák, Philip Waley, Mugi Lhagvadorj, Jan Vlasák
Hostel Writers: NA
Hostel Director: Eli Roth
Box Office: $47,277,326
Production: Lions Gate Films
Website: http://www.hostelfilm.com/
Language: English, Czech, German, Dutch, Slovak, Japane
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Icela