Rob Zombie’s House of 1000 Corpses released a 20th-anniversary box set.
Today marks House of 1000 Corpses’ release in theaters 20 years ago, on April 11th, 2003. The horror film marked the directorial debut of the musician Rob Zombie. The film starred Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Sheri Moon, Karen Black, and Rainn Wilson. The additional cast features Chris Hardwick, Tom Towles, Erin Daniels, Jennifer Jostyn, Walton Goggins, and Dennis Fimple. It has been said that Zombie was inspired by The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and The Hills Have Eyes when making this film. It grossed almost $17 million worldwide on a $7 million budget. The film spawned two sequels, The Devil’s Rejects in 2005 and 3 from Hell in 2019.
Two young couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of murder end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.