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Based on, but not very faithful to, the creepy 1953 3-D horror flick that starred Vincent Price. In this dismal dumbed-down remake, your usual gang of stupid college students are stranded by car trouble on their way to a football game. They wind up in the very small town of Ambrose and make the mistake of seeking help from the curator of a strange museum, Trudy's House of Wax, filled with wax figures that seem suspiciously lifelike. Said students include Hilton (making her legit film debut) who everyone will be happy to see encased in wax, which should actually make her more lifelike.

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Available on Running time 113 minutes. Originally from United States, Australian.

Cast and Crew

Road Trip, Psycho-Thriller, Museums, Twins, Florida, Louisiana, Slasher Flicks
Carey Hayes, Chad Hayes
Elisha Cuthbert, Chad Michael Murray, Brian Van Holt, Jared Padalecki, Jon Abrahams, Robert Ri'chard, Paris Hilton
Stephen Windon
Jaume Collet-Serra
John Ottman
Paul Brincat, Joel Negron, Nicholas McCallum, Alex Alvarez, Graham Purcell, Graham Walker
Joel Silver, Robert Zemeckis, Susan Levin, Herbert W. Gains, Steve Richards, Bruce Berman, Village Roadshow Pictures, Dark Castle Entertainment, Warner Bros.


Golden Raspberries 2005: Worst Support. Actress (Hilton).

Visitor Reviews

House of Wax
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House of Wax is a remake of the 1953 movie. It is an ok movie, but not exactly something I'd like to watch again. A group of teens are on their way to a football game and they have some car trouble. Two of the six teens decide to go to the nearest town to try to get a new car part, while the rest try to get to the game. They get stuck in a traffic jam and decide to go back to the other two friend. They run into a set of creepy twin brothers, but the rest of the town is deserted. They go in the House of Wax, and all of the figures seem pretty realistic. One by one, the teens get picked off and tortured... and turned into on of their many wax figures. The teens are all in a nightmare. They have to try to escape before it is too late. They should have seen the signs before they went with the creepy twins.