House of 1000 Corpses Synopsis
Young friends encounter a group of backwoods oddballs while investigating a legendary maniac.
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Dallas Observer

By Luke Y. Thompson
If your expectations aren't too high, there's lots of cool shit on-screen.
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60

Variety

By Scott Foundas
A cobwebbed, mummified horror entry that makes obvious, cartoonishly grotesque demands for attention.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Zombie's sense of fun gets buried under the growing pile of bodies, and eventually, we're left with little more than a frenzy of sadism.
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50

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Shock-rocker Rob Zombie's loving homage to flat-out nasty horror films of the 1970s will leave many post-"Scream" (1996) horror fans cold...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Isn't coherent, exactly, but what dripping-ghoul horror movie is these days? The new rule is, It's not hip to make sense when you're...
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38

Premiere

By Peter Debruge
Zombie's film plays more like an experimental pastiche than an outright homage to those classic road-trip-gone-wrong movies.
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25

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Gosh, what to say about House of 1000 Corpses? That it's about 999 too many, for starters. Then again, in a picture where the body count is...
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12

New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
Kicks off as a cheap piece of retro schlock and quickly devolves into a putrid bloodbath with a thin narrative made utterly indecipherable...
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11

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
The film is a mess, going all over the graveyard but never finding the grave. It's the work of a fan with too much time (and money) on his...
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10

Film Threat

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Rips off so many splatter movie tricks at once that it becomes totally frustrating.
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Weird

By jaredbeilstein
It's a strange movie, with good violence, boobs,music, and somewhat decent acting. Otherwise, it's Rob Zombie....

House Of 1000 Corpses

By halloweenman1234
This movie f***ing sucked c***! It had no point to it! The story line was a piece of sh*t! I don't recommend this movie to anyone it is gaaaaaaaaaaaaaay! I'd give it an F plus!...

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Rated R | For Sexuality, Language, Strong Sadistic Gore and Strong Sadistic Violence