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Rating: 3 stars


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Seen on: 05/24/2019

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Death House (2018)

Directed by Harrison Smith

Action | Crime | Horror

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During an exclusive tour, a power breakdown inside a secret prison known as the Death House sends two agents fighting through a labyrinth of horrors while being pursued by a ruthless army of roaming inmates. As they fight to escape, the agents push toward the lowest depths of the facility where they learn a supernatural group of evil beings is their only chance for survival.

Rated R | Length 95 minutes


Cody Longo | Cortney Palm | Adrienne Barbeau | Michael Berryman | Barbara Crampton | Sid Haig | Lindsay Hartley | Kane Hodder | Lloyd Kaufman | Camille Keaton | R.A. Mihailoff | Bill Moseley | Bill Oberst Jr. | Felissa Rose | Tony Todd | Dee Wallace | Vernon Wells | Sean Whalen | Tiffany Shepis | Debbie Rochon | Maxine Wasa | Brinke Stevens | Beverly Randolph | Tony Moran | Elissa Dowling | Yan Birch | Larry Zerner | Lauren Compton | Michael Kean | Gunnar Hansen | Gabrielle Stone | Sarah French

Viewing Notes

Wow, this was pretty rough. Would’ve made a great movie night movie with Jay and Pat! There are some great bits here and there, including one scene where they obviously spent most of their budget on practical creature FX. Which is too bad because it left no budget for any lighting. Seriously, the lighting was so bad you couldn’t see what the hell was going on most of the time. Flashlights and lighters as actual sources of light for 2/3 of the movie doesn’t work out so well.

Barbara Crampton pretty much steals the show as the only well-acted character, with Dee Wallace’s performance a decent second.


5 months ago

Oh you watched it! Yeah, like I mentioned, heard it was pretty awful so I haven’t been in a rush to see it. Someday I suppose. Too bad they squandered all that talent. Does sound like it would be more enjoyable for a movie night.

5 months ago

Worth watching for Barbara and Dee but that’s about it!