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Trapped Ashes (2006)

 -  Horror  -  15 July 2008 (USA)
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Seven strangers on a Hollywood movie studio tour are trapped inside an infamous House of Horror and forced to tell their most terrifying stories to get out alive.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Andy (story segments "Wraparound")
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Tour Guide (story segments "Wraparound")
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Julia (story segments "Wraparound")
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Henry (story segments "Wraparound")
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Max (story segments "Wraparound")
Michèle-Barbara Pelletier ...
Nathalie (story segments "Wraparound") / Martine (segment "My Twin, The Worm") (as Michele-Barbara Pelletier)
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Leo (story segments "Stanley's Girlfriend")
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Phoebe (segment "The Girl with Golden Breasts")
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Doug (segment "The Girl with Golden Breasts")
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Nurse (segment "The Girl with Golden Breasts")
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Zack (segment "The Girl with Golden Breasts")
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Ben (segment "The Girl with Golden Breasts") (as Rob De Leeuw)
Mina E. Mina ...
Dr. Judith (segment "The Girl with Golden Breasts")
Winston Rekert ...
Dr. Larry (segment "The Girl with Golden Breasts")
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Dr. Lucy (segment "The Girl with Golden Breasts")
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The actress Phoebe Kane and her boyfriend Andy, the architect Henry and his wife Julia, the former director Leo and Nathalie receive an invitation for a VIP Tour in the Ultra Studios. When they see the spooky house where the missing director Desmond Hacker filmed "Hysteria", they ask their tour guide to stop the car to visit the infamous house. In a moment, they find that they are trapped in a room without any exit and the guide suggests them to tell the scariest experience of each one like in "Hysteria". Each one tells a spooky tale until they finally discover the end of their stories. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for sexual content, nudity, violence, disturbing images and language | See all certifications »
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(at around 15 mins) In the first sequence, where the girl is about to have surgery, they hold the gas mask several inches from her face and never place it against her face. See more »

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References Blood and Black Lace (1964) See more »

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Bullcorn
Performed by Don Byas
Written by Robert Ellen (as R. Ellen)
Published by Molique (BMI)
©2006
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Bad anthology movie
29 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I give this 3 stars mostly because of the acting. I truly did think the acting was great in this movie. Making people forget those Vincent Price anthologies or Tales from the Crypt shows, is not going to happen. These stories were written by a horny drunkard or so it seems. They were absolutely ridiculous. No imagination went into this. This was basically one of those stupid late cable sex programs with a tinge of Freddy Krueger infused. I did manage to sit thru the whole thing , hoping for at least one good story. The best part of this movie was the interaction of the 'trapped' , before and in between the horror stories. Way too goth for me, but if thats your thing you may like this film. Articulate acting - Yes, good movie- No!


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