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2006-01-06 | Horror

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Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Director: Eli Roth
Stars: Jay Hernandez, Derek Richardson

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6 wins 14 nominations
out of 6,603 movie awards
  • Empire Awards, UK

    Best Horror

  • Scream Awards

    Most Memorable Mutilation

  • Scream Awards

    The "Holy Sh%t!/Jump From Your Seat" Award


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Hostel FAQ

The runtime of Hostel is 94 minutes.
The certification of Hostel is R.
The genre of Hostel is Horror.
The sequels of Hostel are Hostel, Hostel: Part II, Hostel: Part III.
Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them..
The release date of Hostel is January 06, 2006.
The full version of Hostel is provided by Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV
On June 21, 2021, the IMDB rating of Hostel is 5.9/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 61/100, Metacritic rating is 55/100, TMDB rating is 5.0/10.
The production budget of Hostel was 4,800,000 USD.
On June 21, 2021, there were 5298 public reaction to Hostel including more rewarding, build a scene, whodunit, for pandemic era, clapping at the end.
The director of Hostel is Eli Roth.
The revenue of Hostel was 81,979,826 USD.
Hostel won 2007 Empire Awards, UK, 2006 Scream Awards, 2005 Austin Fantastic Fest.