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Hostel: Part II (2007)

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Three American college students studying abroad are lured to a Slovakian hostel, and discover the grim reality behind it.

Director:

Eli Roth

Writers:

Eli Roth, Eli Roth (characters)
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8 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lauren German ... Beth
Roger Bart ... Stuart
Heather Matarazzo ... Lorna
Bijou Phillips ... Whitney
Richard Burgi ... Todd
Vera Jordanova ... Axelle
Jay Hernandez ... Paxton
Jordan Ladd ... Stephanie
Milan Knazko ... Sasha
Edwige Fenech ... Art Class Professor
Stanislav Yanevski ... Miroslav (as Stanislav Ianevski)
Patrik Zigo ... Bubblegum Gang Leader
Zuzana Geislerová ... Inya
Ivan Furak Ivan Furak ... Big Guard
Monika Malácová Monika Malácová ... Mrs. Bathory
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Storyline

Three female college students take a detour from their partying, enticed by a beautiful European woman who promises seclusion, safety and maybe even romance. What they get is a living hell where they are sold to the highest bidder whose fondest wish is to kill them slowly. Hostel 2 also follows 2 American men who, on the flip side of the coin, are willing to pay to join an exclusive club where a life will end at their hands...any way they like. It's a story of human monsters and the almighty dollar as only Eli Roth could tell it. Written by Paul Nomad of Dreadcentral.com

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Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sadistic scenes of torture and bloody violence, terror, nudity, sexual content, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

(at around 11 mins) For Axelle's nude scene, Vera Jordanova's nipples were CGI. See more »

Goofs

(at around 56 mins) When Beth is first captured, the gun held by the business man is a single-stack .45 ACP 1911 pistol (evidenced by the magazine at the bottom of the weapon). A few seconds later, when the children are lined up, the gun becomes a Beretta with a standard barrel. A few seconds later, when the silencer is attached, the gun magically has an extended threaded barrel (to allow attachment of the silencer). The silencer that was used obviously screwed on, which would not attach to a standard factory barrel. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Italian Police Officer: [to Paxton] Signore?
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits, the Bubblegum Gang Leader can be heard saying "Bitches!" one last time. See more »

Alternate Versions

The German theatrical version (based on the R-rated version) is rated FSK 18 and is cut by ca. 2 minutes. On DVD, two version were released: The extended version (based on the unrated version) with a SPIO/JK approval is cut by 7 seconds and misses the throat slashing scene. And the theatrical version (based on the R-rated version, the only home video release based on that version) which is cut by ca. 2.5 min. See more »


Soundtracks

Steku Gyutes-Magyar
Traditional
Performed by Varmuzova cimbalova muzika
Under license from Varmuzova cimbalova muzika
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More of the same..
29 May 2007 | by rmawatsonSee all my reviews

For me, someone who thought the first installment of hostel was great, I had to check out the second.

I consider myself a fairly strong-stomached moviegoer, but I'm not ashamed to say this movie had me squirming in my seat.. Yet again! I would be hard pushed to argue this movie is anything but an excuse to once again try and push the boundaries of explicit violence and depravity, something that seems to be a bit of a trend these days. The narrative is fairly primitive, and in many aspects it is a replica of the first. American backpackers lured to a hostel in Slovakia where they are kidnapped and sold to the highest bidder to be tortured and killed. Only its girls this time.

However this movie does take the viewer a little further behind the scenes of the 'business', and follows two rich 'clients' through the process of purchasing a subject right through to the torture chamber sequences. Something that was quite interesting if you enjoyed the first film.

The first film I found fairly believable, and could actually imagine such a place in some remote part of Europe - which is party what added to my enjoyment of it. This installment not quite as well thought out and I did find the twist at the end totally impossible to accept. The shrouded secrecy of the business 'Elite Hunting' that was prevalent in the first film seemed to be totally thrown out of the window.

But If you want to see more of the same you will enjoy this film - its great for what it is, but don't expect anything original!


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Country:

USA | Czech Republic

Language:

English | Slovak | Italian | Czech

Release Date:

8 June 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hostel: Part II See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,203,391, 10 June 2007

Gross USA:

$17,609,452

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$35,728,183
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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