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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 88 minutes


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

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.


1 year 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.

1 year ago

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