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"Hostel," a 2005 horror film directed by Eli Roth, follows two American backpackers in Europe who are lured to a mysterious Slovakian hostel. Promised to find beautiful women and fun, they instead find themselves trapped in a nightmarish situation. The film is notorious for its graphic depiction of torture and violence, as the protagonists discover a horrifying underground business where wealthy clients pay to torture and kill tourists. The movie's intense and gruesome scenes contributed to the popularity of the 'torture porn' subgenre in horror cinema.


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