House of 1000 Corpses is a 2003 horror comedy film written and directed by Rob Zombie. Set in the 1977, the story follows a group of young travelers who, while researching urban legends, encounter a deranged family led by the sinister Captain Spaulding (Sid Haig). After being lured into the family's home, the travelers find themselves trapped in a nightmarish world of sadistic rituals, bizarre experiments, and sheer terror. The film stands out for its gritty portrayal of horror, drawing inspiration from 1970s horror exploitation films, and marked Rob Zombie's directorial debut. The cast also features Bill Moseley, Karen Black, Sheri Moon, Chris Hardwick, Rainn Wilson, Erin Daniels, Tom Towles, Walton Goggins, Jennifer Jostyn, and Dennis Fimple.
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