R | | Horror, Thriller
Three American college students studying abroad are lured to a Slovakian hostel, and discover the grim reality behind it.
This is Vera Jordanova's final film credit.
Italian Police Officer:
(at around 24 mins) After the girls check into the Hostel, the clerk takes their passports, and e-mails the details to various bidders. However, the pictures all show the girls smiling; standard passport rules do not allow smiling or other facial expressions.
At the very end of the credits, the Bubblegum Gang Leader can be heard saying "Bitches!" one last time.
In New Zealand, the uncut version was banned. Sony Pictures completely removed the "blood bath" scene in order for the film to receive an R18 rating.
English, Slovak, Italian, Czech
$8,203,391 10 June 2007