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A group of convicts and a doctor seek refuge from the authorities in a lodge deep in the wood, but the weird inhabitants are not friendly.

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Douglas Madsen
Martina Ittenbach ...
Alice
Simon Newby ...
Arthur Palmer
Luca Maric ...
Spence Palmer
Mehmet Yilmaz ...
Vincenzo Tomassi
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Stephen Nix
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Paul Anderson
Daryl Jackson ...
Jimmy
Wolfgang Müller ...
George (as Wolfgang Mueller)
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Shawn
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Joseph (as Klaus Muenster)
Gerhard Jilka ...
Phillip
Harald Pucher ...
Wallace
Lisa Sachsenweger ...
Karen
Gunter Bender ...
Ron (as Gunther Bender)
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A prison bus with over a dozen criminals on board has an accident and rams another car, in which Dr. Douglas Madsen was on his way home. Most of the prisoners die. Four of them survive, one of them severely injured. After having killed all the guards, they head for the woods. They take Dr. Douglas Madsen hostage. Suddenly a huge house appears in the middle of the woods. The leader of the group, Arthur, emphasizes that he will kill Douglas and every single member of the "family" if his wounded brother would die. Meanwhile some members of the family show strange behavior, and very soon mayhem breaks loose. Written by gn

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For the undead...there's no place like home

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Rated R for strong bloody violence/gore and pervasive language | See all certifications »
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4 April 2006 (Germany)  »

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Director Olaf Ittenbach makes a cameo as a prisoner at the end. See more »

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References Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969) See more »

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Written by [Music and Lyrics] Franz Seifert, Markus Sternagel, Chris Heck, Thomas Reitmair
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Pretty bad movie,but great gore.
2 November 2006 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Dr.Douglas Madsen is on his way back home from work one day when his car collides with a prison bus,setting off a horrific chain of events.The four surviving prisoners,one of whom is severely injured,take the doctor hostage and flee into Canada.The group of intruders finds refuge in a mysterious,isolated house inhabited by a very strange family of bloodthirsty cannibal demons..."House of Blood" is a mediocre horror film.The acting is horrible,the dialogue is ridiculous and there is no suspense.Many people compared this film to Uwe Boll's cinematic atrocities like "House of the Dead" or "Alone in the Dark",but I wouldn't go so far to call it worse than them.At least "House of Blood" contains plenty of grue including head explosions,decapitations and chainsaw dismemberment.Still this one is only for die-hard horror fans.5 out of 10 and that's being generous.


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