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High Tension (Unrated) [Blu-ray] (2003)

Cécile De France , Maïwenn Le Besco , Alexandre Aja  |  Unrated |  Blu-ray
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (414 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Cécile De France, Maïwenn Le Besco
  • Directors: Alexandre Aja
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, Closed-captioned, Director's Cut, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: French
  • Subtitles: English
  • Dubbed: English
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Studio: Lionsgate
  • DVD Release Date: October 5, 2010
  • Run Time: 91 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (414 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B003Y5H5G0
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #21,259 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "High Tension (Unrated) [Blu-ray]" on IMDb

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HIGH TENSION is an intense game of murder and survival, which will rattle viewers to their core. Marie and Alexia are classmates and best friends who go to Alexia’s family home in the French countryside hoping to prepare for their college exams in peace and quiet. In the dead of night, a psychotic killer breaks into the house, and with the first swing of his knife, the girl’s idyllic weekend turns into an endless nightmare. When Alexia is captured and thrown into a van, Marie attempts to rescue her friend from the evil murderer. High Tension truly brings slasher films back to their roots with this gore-addled film, packed with blood and guts.

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48 of 55 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Tension so thick you could cut it with a knife. June 9, 2006
Format:DVD
The feature film breakout from French director Alexandre Aja is just the kind of grueling and grisly splatter-fest you won't soon forget. However, "High Tension" (or "Haute Tension," if you prefer) is more than just gore galore with a stylistic touch; it's also a psychological horror that not only plays with your mind, but alters your expectations of what a horror movie could and should be as well.

In the film, best friends and college students Alex and Marie find their vacation in a remote farmhouse owned by Alex's parents cut short when a mysterious man in a grungy overalls welcomes himself in. After the family is dispatched of and the man kidnaps Alex in his creepy Scooby-Doo van, Marie pursues him on a roadtrip that finds the carnage mounting as the tension builds, capping off in an unforgettable conclusion.

Proving to be a true master of horror, Alexandre Aja combines arresting visuals with disturbing imagery to concoct a bold piece of cinema that takes the genre to a whole new level. Among its accomplishments, this film marks the beginning of the French horror boom that eventually gave way to the director's fruitful career in the United States, directing the successful remake of The Hills Have Eyes. It's a tough film to discuss without giving too much away, but rest assured, its effects will linger for days after seeing it. It's a film that begs to be seen twice as there is so much to digest and the film leads you to believe it's something it's not the first go-round. Crammed full of suspense, gore and style, "High Tension" is the kind of film that more than lives up to its name.
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44 of 52 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting addition to the Horror Genre March 25, 2006
Format:DVD
High tension is a new and interesting horror film recently released. Ive never seen anything like it before. They dont call it High Tension for nothing, thats for sure. The whole movie will have you on the edge of your seat and there is more than the fair share of shocks and suprises throughout the film. The overall atmosphere has a lonesome creepy feeling about it, full of cornfields, seclusion and quietness. Gorehounds will love this, there is tons of gore and the ending will suprise the hell out of you. There are very few horror films that can shock you in such a way where you literally jump out of your seat but this one has its moments.

Setting,France. The story surrounds Alex and Marie, 2 college students who retreat to Alex's parents isolated farm house looking to study for their college exams for the weekend. While everyone in the house settles in for the night, Marie is in bed when she starts to hear sounds and sees a truck pull up. Soon enough a homicidal maniac breaks in the home and from there its a non-stop rollercoaster ride of terror. And then the twist at the end..

This is a movie that shouldnt be missed by fans of the horror genre. It revels in its gore and has a smart edge to it.

High Tension is partially dubbed into english but for a lot of the movie you dont need subtitles. Noone says a word and the actions say it all.

Unrated version DVD Features-

16:9 Widescreen

5.1 and 2.0 Dolby Digital

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23 of 30 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Psycho Killer, Qu'est-ce qu c'est? November 30, 2005
Format:DVD
Alejandre Aja serves up a sulphurously nasty little gut-churner of a horror flick that finally answers the age-old burning question: is there anything hotter than a buff chick wielding a buzz-saw?

A: Absolutement, non!

Now: is it possible to conjure up a pure, nightmarish gem of a horror movie, perhaps even a *perfect* horror movie, within the space of about an hour?

It is: Aja has done it with "Haute Tension", which---for its first 60 minutes, perhaps a little more---positively boils over with knuckle-splitting suspense and runs crimson with boatloads of brains, blood, and clotted gore.

While "Haute Tension" works, it works in spades. Here we have an athletic, spare, no-bullsh*t little horror flick that drives up to your house in the dead of night (while you're just getting into that "I gotta be dreaming" state of deep-groggy-helplessness), smashes your door down, stomps up your stairs, and butchers you like a squealing hog before you've even gotten your jammy-clad butt clear of the bedclothes.

"Haute Tension" is a compact, stylish, jarring, gorgeously shot, supply terrifying little tale of a happy little family and their visitor Marie (the astonishingly nubile Cecille de France, who can wield her buzz-saw on my country estate any time), enjoying a quiet, slightly rustic life in the French countryside, and what becomes of them one night when a Monster comes calling.

Is it possible to destroy that perfect film within 10 seconds?

Mais oui!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Worth a watch
This movie is a good horror film with a nice plot twist at the end.
Published 8 days ago by J. Demings
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant!
Whenever someone asks me for a horror movie that isn't the same run of the mill crap that Hollywood pumps out year after year, I suggest this gem. Read more
Published 16 days ago by Amy
3.0 out of 5 stars Thought it was good, until the "twist" ending ruined it
Would rate this movie 2.5 stars out of 5..actually enjoyed the movie up until the "twist" ending. So sick of movies making such leaps with these twist endings. Read more
Published 21 days ago by Philip
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
Okay movie
Published 21 days ago by bunnie
4.0 out of 5 stars Wish their mouths were in sync better, But that's it
Wish their mouths were in sync better, But that's it.. I Wish it had MORE GORE j/k it has enough ;-)
Published 25 days ago by TC
5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT MOVIE A MUST BUY
Favorite movie a must watch. Don't spoil it! Crazy twist ending. It dubbed in English . I highly recommended it!
Published 2 months ago by jose
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome!
There is such a twist in this that it left me jaw-dropped. Did NOT see that coming. Gory and surprising. Good stuff.
Published 2 months ago by Becky Potter
2.0 out of 5 stars This movie is ok.
This movie, is ok, like if you're just watching for the gore factor than thats fine, but the plot is stupid, and it was honestly just frustrating to watch.
Published 2 months ago by Cameron
3.0 out of 5 stars ?
This movie was either one of two things, predictable or completely unpredictable and annoying. You really going to understand from square one everything is going on, or you're... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Jordan Daye
5.0 out of 5 stars Great product
Awesome and quick download. Great movie. Quality was very good. Played very well on a smart TV. Very quick to download.
Published 3 months ago by melissa
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please explain!!! (high tension)
I have seen this movie many years ago and I don't recall every little detail but I think people who criticize this movie are mistakenly basing their arguements on the laws of physics. There is no truck. She is not driving two vehicles at the same time. These are figments of her sick, twisted... Read More
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