Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Vacation from hell isn't for the faint of stomach.

R 2006 89 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 7 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+
Well the surgery scene is only disturbing kids 15/16 should be able to handle the most of the gore but its not even very sadistically shown (the surgery) good thrills and storyline is good nothing too explicit but neither for kids

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Great role models
age 13+


Not a bad film. Kind of reminds me of the Hostel movies, except they drug the people before torture/disembowlment. The question is: should you watch it? My reply is: Depends what kind of person you are and the films you are interested in. If you like bloody kidnapping/torture/post mortem movies, then yes, this is a perfect movie for you. But if you are faint at heart and have a weak stomach, you might think about sitting out for this one.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: November 30, 2006
  • On DVD or streaming: March 27, 2007
  • Cast: Josh Duhamel, Melissa George, Olivia Wilde
  • Director: John Stockwell
  • Studio: Fox Atomic
  • Genre: Horror
  • Run time: 89 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: strong graphic violence and disturbing content, sexuality, nudity, drug use and language.
  • Last updated: May 2, 2022

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