House of 1000 Corpses
House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

Taking his cue from such 1970s horror classics as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) and The Hills Have Eyes (1977), animated rocker Rob Zombie goes celluloid with the throwback shocker House of 1000 Corpses. Running low on gas as they… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: April 11, 2003
DVD Release Date: August 12, 2003
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Critic Score: 19% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: There's an abundance of gore in this derivative horror movie, but little sense or wit.

Dan Fienberg
L.A. Weekly

Zombie wants his film to be gleefully demented, but he fails to grasp that loud, inbred evil people torturing stupid, grating benign people isn't disturbing as much as tedious.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

House of 1000 Corpses isn't coherent, exactly, but what dripping-ghoul horror movie is these days?

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David Keyes

Rob Zombie's House of 1000 Corpses is a movie by a man without any sense of modulation.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

Possibly the greatest waste of celluloid since Jerry Lewis was first allowed to stand before a camera.

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Scott Foundas

A cobwebbed, mummified horror entry that makes obvious, cartoonishly grotesque demands for attention.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Rob Zombie's House of 1000 Corpses has nostalgia on its side but not much else.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

In this field of endeavour, any intense reaction is unsustainable, for the obvious reason that the guiding principle of repetition comes with an inevitable corollary and unavoidable side-effect -- sheer boredom.

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Alex Pappademas
Village Voice

Wit follows coherence out the window.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

This in-your-face homage to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is the most unrelentingly sadistic flick to come out of Hollywood in quite some time.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
An unpleasant experience akin to being raped, or, in other words, a stupid, unscary and repellent gore fest that begins very well but then tries too hard to be… More
Jason Calvin
Rob Zombie's horror movie debut was a complete disaster. It's obvious that Zombie was a big fan of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre". I'm… More
Cameron Sherwell
As an auteur Rob Zombie has established himself as a macabre force to be reckoned with; a wild card in the horror genre whose ambiguous morals challenge the… More
Alex roy
Rob Zombie has been a horror fan for years. So when he decided to make a film it was no surprise that he would make a horror film. House of a 1000 Corpses is… More
Zach Brehany
For me at least, I find it hard for me to go into any form of detail about this film without first talking about the director. I am something of a mediocre fan… More
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[img][/img] In his directorial debut we learn that Rob Zombie was obviously a fan of The Texas… More