House of the Dead
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As if it matters, here's the basic jist of the 'story'. A group of twenty-somethings are so desperate to go out to some island in the Pacific Northwest (Canada actually, because it's cheap) for the 'Rave of the Century' (which consists of about 8 people and un-raving music) that they pay some craggy old fisherman $1000 to take them there after they miss the main ferry. That's gotta be some rave to be worth all that dough! The fisherman warns them that the island is also known as the Island of the Dead (hang on-I thought this was HOUSE of the Dead?) and that they are all doomed yadda yadda yadda.
First faults here. Why would a tiny little rave (of the Century my foot!) be held on some remote island? Why would anyone willingly pay loads of money to get it? Why pay even more to the craggy old fisherman to take them back when they could just come back with the others?
Once they arrive they discover that the rave (which consists of about 2 tents, a small stage and a port-a-john) has been smashed, there's blood everywhere and no one is around. What would any rationally thinking person do? Run for their lives of course. But no, these clueless, obviously blind people decide to go look for them. Soon enough they discover an old ramshackle house that's 50 times as big on the inside as it is on the outside.Read more ›
Here's the reason this movie is so terrible
1.The zombie's makeup,it looks like toilet paper and ketchup(the fake blood at Wal Mart looks state-of-the-art compared to this)
2.The acting,it is so atrocious, you'll wish these amateurish actors/actreses would die off soon.
3.The slow-motion scenes:This really messed up the movie,Like the scene were all the teens were fighting and the scene was slow-motion was this The Matrix part 4 or something.
4.The plot:The plot and storyline was so badly written that a little kid could write a better script with a piece of toilet paper.
5.The editing:Some of the worst editing ever.Scenes from the video game should up in quick flashes and the editors didn't edit the movie well.
and the casting:Truly horrible cast especially the captain from DAS BOOT.What a shame.
Don't ever buy,rent,or steal this movie.Burning every copy of this montrosity would help the world.
---the tentacled, slumbering horror that is Mighty Cthulhu, imprisoned dreaming beneath the sunken city of R'lyeh, sending nightmares of horror, madness and death to mortal men!
---the fearsome mutilations carried out by the Yeti-men of Yuzulak in the frozen reaches of Siberia!
---the gigantic, slobbering, galactically brilliant and monumentally psychotic denizens of the Martian canals, eternally crafting their tripod death machines and bent on ruling Earth!
---anything filmed by Teutonic Madman Herr Doktor Uwe Boll, who gave the world "House of the Dead", cinema's answer to Pol Pot!
First off, you've got to know something about the fiendish Herr Doktor Boll, so you can appreciate what you're in for. In a saner, God-fearing age, Uwe Boll would be quickly hauled before an Inquisitorial Tribunal, convicted of being a tool of the Evil One, and burned at the stake. In 21st century America, producers throw money at him to make movies like "House of the Dead" (and now "Alone in the Dark").
Smuggled out of Nazi Germany during the last days of the Third Reich, shipped to Argentina with a directive to obliterate Allied filmmaking as we know it, bankrolled by a trove of secret Nazi gold, Uwe Boll owns rights to every single videogame ever made ("Far Cry", "Hunter: the Reckoning", "Bloodrayne"---everything, kids, I'm sorry---Boll owns the rights to all of `em), and intends to make a movie out of every last one of them. A bad movie. A godawful movie that will make God in his Heaven cry, that may, in fact, even rip open a gate to Hell. A Legion of bad movies that look, sound, smell and taste like a**.Read more ›
such garbage and ruining the videogames he takes off with (though is
"ruining" the right term? This is, after all, House of the Dead...).
After watching the commentary on Alone in the Dark to hear what he had
to say for himself, I learned that Uwe Boll does not create such
terrible, terrible film out of a lack of caring or complete negligence,
he really does believe in every mis-cut one-dimensional broken piece of
action shot quipped with bad dialog he is responsible for.
This movie doesn't even need to have the commentary to feel this from
him. Immersed in all of it's terrible glory, one can still feel the
love Uwe Boll has from the camera as he misdirects scene after
horrible, horrible scene.
A rave is being held on the Isle del Muerte (and in this case Uwe Boll insults our intelligence again by actually having a character translate this to us: "That means The Island of the Dead!" He's the same character who states "Sprechen Sie English?" What a multilingual type!) Some characters pay over a thousand dollars to get to this party (why?!?!?!), but when they get there, no one's around. Irregardless, they go about dancing, drinking beer, sexing it up... but despite their total lack of ability to do anything anybody normal would do, like wonder where everybody went or whatever, they get pulled into the action anyways. Or whatever.
Rain falls on a boat but never on the island. Day and night seem to come whenever it feels like it. Zombies are scary by putting their hands on trees and flying.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Well whats there to say a complete cheese ball from beginning till the endPublished 2 months ago by abel sosa
What's not to like? not a Damn thing! Nice budget, u -boat captain, location, storyline, lots of weapons, oh and most importantly beautiful actresses! Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mp
Based on the videogame of the same name, "House of the Dead" is one of the most charmless, noxious, and boring films in the entire zombie genre, and that is seriously... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Robert I. Hedges
It's not the best acting or biggest budget but what you get is Classic gamer zombie movie, lots of zombies and lots of boobs which I enjoy both. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mareika
Anyone whos seen house of the dead 2 dead aim knows its better than this bascially a group of moron's pay a old fisherman $1,000 to take them to some remote island where the "rave... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Just Me Baby Just Me 360
House of the Dead (2003)
Jurgen Prochnow and Clint Howard are both seasoned professional actors and infamous German film director and producer Uwe Boll somehow convinced the... Read more
If you like "B" rated horror movies, this one is a potential classic. A little cheesy, but very entertaining.Published 5 months ago by William J Morgan
Based on the video game. Acting is terrible, but it's a gamer/Zombie classic! I still watch it and get a thrill from the zombie killing spree!!!Published 5 months ago by Janet Welch
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