Hostel: Part III 2011 R CC

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Hostel: Part 3 brings the underground world of the notorious Elite Hunting Club to ?Sin City?, where human torture has been turned into a high stakes gambling opportunity.

Starring:
Kip Pardue, Brian Hallisay
Runtime:
1 hour 28 minutes

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Hostel: Part III

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Genres Thriller, Mystery, Horror
Director Scott Spiegel
Starring Kip Pardue, Brian Hallisay
Supporting actors John Hensley, Sarah Habel, Chris Coy, Skyler Stone, Thomas Kretschmann, Zulay Henao, Nickola Shreli, Derrick Carr, Frank Alvarez, Evelina Turen, Kelly Thiebaud, Tim Holmes, Barry Livingston, Danny Jacobs, Mike Eshaq, Rich Ronat, Don Richard, Joe Virzi
Studio Lionsgate
MPAA rating R (Restricted)
Captions and subtitles English Details
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Customer Reviews

It was like a bad teen movie, ya know like the ones you see in every other movie.
K. Ostrander
Just when I started to get into the movie I looked at the time and there was only 18 minutes left.
Dayna Newman
This movie fails for one main reason: it betrays its source material completely and utterly.
Adam Stapleton

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68 of 84 people found the following review helpful By Adam Stapleton on January 11, 2012
Format: DVD
Honestly, I wasn't expecting much from this movie... direct to DVD, the biggest "star" in it was Kip Pardue, not even a production credit from Eli Roth... but I had no idea it would be so aggressively stupid and just plain insulting to the intelligence of its audience. Hostel was popular not just due to its gore, but because it played on American fears of that dark and alien place that is eastern europe, as well as themes of xeno and homophobia. In short, it was torture porn that was smarter than it had any right to be and that is why it was such a success. Then along comes Hostel II with slightly less provocative gender themes, misogyny and one of the most disturbing and graphic death scenes to grace cinema theaters in a while. Now we have Hostel III, a movie that is so distant from its predecessors that, as I stated before, it's just plain insulting to viewers.

Hostel III follows the Elite Hunting Club's continued booming business of torture and murder, this time taking us to the U.S. (mistake number one) Las Vegas (what happens there stays there, get it?) to be precise, where club members not only get to indulge in acts of carnage, but also have the option of watching and even placing bets on the dismemberment. A group of guys, lead by hasbeen Kip Pardue (you know how I know he's a hasbeen? cause he's staring in Hostel III!) out celebrating their buddy's impending wedding. While this premise sounds mildly promising, it isn't, not even a little bit. This movie fails for one main reason: it betrays its source material completely and utterly. Even with the limited budget of a direct to DVD release, one would at least expect to see some decent gore and disturbing carnage, right? Think again, instead you'll be treated to some of the most bloodless and stupidest deaths you've ever seen.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Mark Wolf on March 3, 2012
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The original Hostel was IMHO a pretty good horror movie...lots of gore and thrills. Usually sequal's don't measure up to the original in most cases. There have been a few that were as good or better then the original...The Godfather part 2 IMHO was better then part one...that is a rarity and not the norm.

Hostel part 2 came close to being as good but IMHO missed the target, but only slightly. Hostel part 3 lets say missed the target completely and totaly backfired. I won't get into the details about every aspect of the movie. the producers were hoping to ride the wave of part 1 and 2. the only similarity is the title of the movie...In Parts 1 and 2 the movie unfold in a foreign country and seemed to be realistic, actually in true life this sort of thing does happen in the black market of kidnapping (we are talking about part 1 here)..but to think this is happening in Las Vegas or trying to somewhat think this is realistic was an uphill battle that was a total failure.

Who would be pleased with watching this movie...Only true blue fans of anything that resembles gore...there is no rhyme or reason to the plot.
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Format: DVD
"Place your bets" When a group of friends decide to have their bachelor party in Vegas they get more then the expected. For those that have seen the other two in the series you will pretty much know what to expect from this one. This one did have a different aspect to it that made it a little more twisted. An eBay type auction is set up with a picture of the person and the bidders are allowed to to it over their phones. Instead of doing the killing in a old warehouse this one is in a sophisticated room with glass where people can sit and watch (and order food and drinks). While the "Dr." is working people are allowed to place bets on different aspects of the "performance" such as how long until the victim brings up his kids. While this is about the same level of gore as the other two this one is a little more disturbing based on the fact that the killings were more like a reality show then for "fun". I will say that even though this is a different crew then the others it is not a huge drop off in quality. Overall, if you liked the others you will like this one. I give it a B.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By RG69 VINE VOICE on January 26, 2012
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This isn't a great movie, but it really doesn't deserve 1 star ratings. I think people had their expectations way too high for a direct to dvd 3rd in the series film that is working without the original creator. The story follows the Hunting Club now operating in Vegas. A group of buddies having a bachelor party stumble into the path of the club and things get going. I thought the movie kept to the spirit of the original two movies and tried to add a few red herrings to keep thing interesting. The acting was okay and the story was okay. The gore was hit and miss. There was certainly a good amount of kills, but the special effects were lacking and the deaths were not all that creative or gory. The film is labeled Unrated because it was not rating by the mpaa, not because of an overabundance of gore, nudity or swearing. As a fan of the first two movies, I thought this one was okay.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on April 16, 2012
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The idea of human trafficking existing for the pleasure of the silent rich to torture is both believable and disturbing on many levels. It touches the nightmare of captivity and the absence of humanity, just pure evil for one's sick private world. Apparently Eli Roth who wrote and directed the first two Hostel films got the original idea when he came across an article that suggested destitute families in Thailand would sell family members to well financed criminals and in turn businessmen from Europe and the US would pay $10,000 to walk in a room and shoot the sold individuals in the head. Shocking and very upsetting.

`Taken' (2008) gave us the action and the probability of how huge the human trafficking trade is in the world while the Hostel films just trims the fat off to give you the meat of unbearable acts one human can do to another who's strapped to a chair. Watching these films you can actually imagine the very real possibility of yourself being suddenly taken away and no one will know where you are and you can't escape. That is why this horror franchise stands above other lame film imitations. You will notice the influence of the brilliant `Hangover' films in this third instalment, it's almost a bloody carbon copy horror version of `The Hangover' (2009). The opening scene is great and unexpected, the ending could have been awesome. Unfortunately the makers decided to have a predicable comedy ending, just like so many other horror films do because they are fearful of taking risks. Giving the audience what they want instead of what they don't expect. I hate safe.

Putting aside the awful ending I enjoyed this episode, Eli Roth was not involved so I was interested to see how this one would pan out.
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