Ships from/sold by Blow It Outa Here
Seller Rating:
See All Buying Options
advertisement
Earn Super Points: Write a Review
45%
OFF
Sorry, this selection is currently unavailable.
House of Wax  (Blu-ray) Blu-Ray DVD 1 of 1
$14.98
(Save 45%)
$8.12 + $2.99 SHIPPING
EARN 9 RAKUTEN SUPER POINTS™ Super Points
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
FORMAT: Blu-Ray DVD
ALSO AVAILABLE: Other Formats Choose Format
CONDITION:  Brand New
IN STOCK: Usually Ships in 1 to 2 business days
3 New
from
$8.12
See all sellers
View My Store
Share
promo
 
Description
More Buying Options
Seller Information
 

Product Details:

Format: Blu-Ray DVD
Sku: 203001456
UPC: 012569828438
UPC 14: 00012569828438
Rating: Game Rating Code
See more in Horror
 
Blu-Ray Disc, Beyond High Definition.
House of Wax tells the story of a group of friends who fall prey to a sinister plot while passing through a small town on their way to a college football game.Running Time: 113 min.Format: BLU-RAY DISC

"Discomfortingly gratuitous even by slasher standards.  Benjamin Strong, The Village Voice
"Wickedly terrifying!  Chuck Thomas, KWBP-TV
"Hot, sexy, deliciously creepy horror.  Prairie Miller, Long Island Press

Editor's Note
In this remake of the classic 1953 Andre de Toth film that starred Vincent Price, horrors abound in a creepy wax museum. A group of road-tripping Florida teenagers (Elisha Cuthbert, Chad Michael Murray, Paris Hilton, Robert Ri'chard, Jared Padalecki, and Jon Abrahams) stop to camp near a small town where an abandoned wax museum draws their curiosity. Upon exploring the scary cobwebbed space, they find that the figures are not only eerily lifelike, but that the entire museum--floor to ceiling--is actually made of wax. If that wasn't enough to scare them, they encounter a couple of very unsettling characters who seem to be the only people around for miles. One is a blood-splattered redneck who collects roadkill, dumping the bodies of dead deer into a fetid carcass swamp. The other is Bo (Brian Van Holt), a gas station attendant who lures the kids back to his house. Soon, through a series of stomach-turning slasher scenes featuring scissors, long knives, and even a pair of pliers, the teens get to know Bo a whole lot better. They even meet his insane brother Vincent (also played by Van Holt). Brief interludes of teen squabbling and a Hilton strip tease in red lace lingerie temporarily break the tension, but for the most part this HOUSE OF WAX stays the course with shockingly gory moments that earn grosser-than-gross status. Sick predilections involving an experimental surgical station and an elaborate wax-coating machine reveal Vincent's artistic process. But before the bloodbath is over, more twisted secrets about Bo and Vincent bubble to the surface, resulting in a spectacular grand finale and total meltdown.
Features
Video Features Widescreen, Aspect Ratio 1.85:1, Dolby Digital (5.1), English, French, Spanish, Subtitled
Technical Info

Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Warner
Video Release Date Release Date: 9/26/2006
Video Play Time Running Time: 113 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 2005
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 82843
Video UPC UPC: 00012569828438
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English, French Dubbed, Spanish Dubbed
Video Subtitle Available Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Aspect Ratio
Video Aspect Ratio Widescreen  1.85:1
Cast & Crew
Video Cast Info Chad Michael Murray
Video Cast Info Elisha Cuthbert
Video Cast Info Jon Abrahams
Video Cast Info Paris Hilton
Video Cast Info Brian Edmonds - Art Director
Video Cast Info Bruce Berman - Executive Producer
Video Cast Info Carey Hayes - Screenplay
Video Cast Info Chad Hayes - Screenplay
Video Cast Info Charles Belden - Based On Story By
Video Cast Info Graham "Grace" Walker - Production Designer
Video Cast Info Jaume Collet-Serra - Director
Video Cast Info Joel Negron - Editor
Video Cast Info John Ottman - Original Music By
Video Cast Info Nicholas McCallum - Art Director
Video Cast Info Robert Zemeckis - Producer
Video Cast Info Stephen F. Windon - Cinematographer

Awards


Nominee (2006)
   Video Award Name MTV Award, Paris Hilton, Best Frightened Performance

Professional Reviews

Sight and Sound
"The effects-heavy, melting-house climax draws on both the 1953 HOUSE OF WAX and a surreal stairway in the first NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET..." 08/01/2005 p.53

ReelViews 6 of 10
I acknowledge that for the average horror film to work, it's necessary for the lead characters to do some illogical - and possible even idiotic - things. But, in a movie like this, there comes a point when the viewer goes beyond questioning the IQ of the protagonists and actively rooting for them to die so that they can't procreate and pass their genes to future offspring. Some stupidity on the part of the characters is fun - we can smirk at the director's use of familiar cliches. But when it's overdone, and when advancing the plot relies upon it, our smiles turn first into grimaces then into frowns. A horror movie can get away with a lot, but once it crosses a certain line, it is insulting to viewers. House of Wax crosses that line. In a way, that's too bad, because it has some of the other requisite element to make it an enjoyably bloody horror experience. - James Berardinelli

Chicago Sun-Times 6 of 10
The Dead Teenager Movie has grown up. The characters in "House of Wax" are in their 20s and yet still repeat the fatal errors of all the "Friday the 13th" kids who checked into Camp Crystal Lake and didn't check out...In "House of Wax," two carloads of college students leave Gainesville for a big football game in Baton Rouge, and take an ominous detour along the way, leading them into what looks like the Texas Chainsaw Theme Park. "This town is not even on the GPS!" says one of the future Dead Post-Teenagers...Where the movie excels is in its special effects and set design. Graham "Grace" Walker masterminds a spectacular closing sequence in which the House of Wax literally melts down, and characters sink into stairs, fall through floors and claw through walls. There is also an eerie sequence in which a living victim is sprayed with hot wax and ends up with a finish you'd have to pay an extra four bucks for at the car wash. - Roger Ebert

Product Attributes
Product attributeActor:   Hilton,Paris
Product attributeLabel:   Warner Home Video
Product attributeMusic Format:   Blu-ray DVD
Product attributeVideo Format:   DVD
Advertisement Bottom