almost 3 years
Interesting idea but weak development. Average gore movie without so much plot behind.
almost 2 years
I love horror. Not torture porn. This is pure garbage.
Obi Xan Statham
over 5 years
I'm not opposed to gore, but I could not hate this movie enough, original or not.
Very hard to watch at moments but will keep you on the edge of your seat the entire time
over 6 years
After watching this, you sure don't want to travel to Slovakia.
Hostel is a 2005 horror film written, produced and directed by Eli Roth and starring Jay Hernandez. Due to the graphic nature of this film, its showing has been restricted in certain countries. The sequel, Hostel: Part II, was released on June 8, 2007.
College students Paxton (Jay Hernandez) and Josh (Derek Richardson), along with their friend Óli (Eyþór Guðjónsson), are backpacking across Europe. After a night of partying, they meet a Russian man named Alexei (Lubomir Bukovy) who informs them about an undocumented hostel near Bratislava filled with beautiful, desperate, American-loving women.
The three subsequently board a train on which they meet a peculiar Dutch businessman (Jan Vlasák), whose bizarre behavior puzzles the trio until he places his hand on Josh's knee, causing him to react badly. The three leave the train at a small Slovak village, and check into the local hostel, finding themselves sharing a room with two beautiful single women, Natalya (Barbara Nedeljáková) and...