• R, 1 hr. 28 min.
  • Horror
  • Directed By:
    Rob Zombie
    In Theaters:
    Apr 11, 2003 Wide
    On DVD:
    Aug 12, 2003
  • Lions Gate Films Inc.

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House of 1000 Corpses Reviews

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

This in-your-face homage to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is the most unrelentingly sadistic flick to come out of Hollywood in quite some time.

Full Review Source: Georgia Straight | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 9, 2014
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

I can applaud House of 1000 Corpses on at least one level: The movie has absolutely no interest whatsoever in sanitized horror.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

September 24, 2007
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

Those who are tired of Hollywood's dead weight aesthetic might at least find some surprise offered here. It's not good, but it's alive on the screen.

Full Review Source: F5 (Wichita, KS) | Original Score: 3/5

July 6, 2004
Matt McAllister
Future Movies UK

Full Review Source: Future Movies UK | Original Score: 7/10

March 17, 2004
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)

It is disturbing, to say the least, and seems destined for 'cult classic' status.

Full Review Source: Star-Democrat (Easton, MD) | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 5, 2004
Bryce Wilson
CinemaBlend.com

The most competent Ed Wood film ever made.

Full Review Source: CinemaBlend.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

December 6, 2003
Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette

Redneck humour + heavy metal video mentality = the future of horror

Full Review Source: Movie Gazette | Original Score: 9/10

October 28, 2003
Mike Sage
Peterborough This Week

The gory bloodbaths are as gratuitous as ten Friday The 13ths combined on a Halloween night: if ever there was a film destined for Rocky Horror cultdom, this sanguinary delight is it.

Full Review Source: Peterborough This Week | Original Score: 4/5

July 16, 2003
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Underneath the unhinged surfaces of this film is a tight little thriller that really grabs hold and never lets go.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 3/5

July 16, 2003
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

Upholding an atmosphere of dementia, Zombie returns horror to its roots of abstraction over logic.

Full Review

May 1, 2003
Paul Salfen
Supercala.com

A worthy tribute to the 70s and 80s slasher and splatter flicks.

Full Review Source: Supercala.com | Original Score: 7/10

April 25, 2003
JoBlo
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

Just the right amount of creepy atmosphere, nervous laughter, cheap scares, fun rides and blood and guts to satisfy any major fan of the macabre.

Full Review Source: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | Original Score: 7/10

April 14, 2003
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

A legitimate achievement in horror filmmaking.

Full Review Source: Aisle Seat | Original Score: 3/4

April 13, 2003
Dustin Putman
DustinPutman.com

A dazzling, spooky visual masterpiece...One of the year's best.

Full Review Source: DustinPutman.com | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 12, 2003
Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com

Loud, fast, derivative, and hypnotic...if there are two things that [Rob Zombie] is all about, it's horror movies and the art of the spectacle...campy and often funny

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 3/5

March 25, 2003
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Rob Zombie's House of 1000 Corpses has nostalgia on its side but not much else.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

April 28, 2014
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Cheesy, vapid, contrived, and shallow...

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

April 29, 2009

Le réalisateur cite abondamment, mais ne parvient jamais à donner un sens à ses élans qui finissent par s'éparpiller dans un fourre-tout incohérent et anormalement tapageur

Full Review Source: Panorama | Original Score: 2/10

July 3, 2007

Empire Magazine

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 1/5

December 30, 2006

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 2/5

December 6, 2005
Derek Adams
Time Out
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Guardian
January 15, 2004

Boston Phoenix
July 2, 2003
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
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May 4, 2003

Houston Chronicle
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April 26, 2003
KJ Doughton
Nitrate Online
April 25, 2003
Jesse Hassenger
PopMatters
April 25, 2003

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
April 19, 2003

Orlando Weekly
April 17, 2003
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