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Old 12/03/2007, 11:58 AM
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Question Is Hostel real???

In the movie Hostel, tourists that travel to Slovokia are kidnapped and sold to rich businessmen to be tortured and killed. Does anyone know if these are true events or were true events? (My roommate claims that they are) I couldn't find anything on google...
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Old 12/03/2007, 12:05 PM
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I think that the story is fictional. But are there scenarios where rich people hunt the homeless or destitute? Who knows... I wouldnt say that it has never happened. It would be easier for me to bet that it has happened.
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Old 12/03/2007, 12:11 PM
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Its fictional but throughout history rich and powerful people have preyed on the weak and powerless, I've read dozens of accounts of sadists who tortured and killed to amuse themselves.
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Old 12/03/2007, 12:15 PM
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I was just wondering because it seems like it may happen....it was a whole business, the "elite hunting" had people find tourists and brought them back...i dont know, it just seems like it could happen
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Old 12/03/2007, 12:17 PM
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Google "The Most Dangerous Game."
It's a short story that used to be taught in HS as a classic.
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Old 12/03/2007, 12:24 PM
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yeah, I've read that before.
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Old 12/03/2007, 12:31 PM
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Old 12/03/2007, 12:33 PM
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Quote:
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Google "The Most Dangerous Game."
It's a short story that used to be taught in HS as a classic.
Loved that short story
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Old 12/03/2007, 12:40 PM
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Was that the one where the guy was given time to run and the "rich" guy hunted him with a rifle?
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Old 12/03/2007, 12:45 PM
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yep

I've seen several movies over the years that seemed to follow that short stories theme
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Old 12/03/2007, 01:43 PM
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The movie is fictional. I wouldn't be surprised if these types of "the rich vs. the poor" exist!
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Old 12/03/2007, 02:43 PM
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while the movie is fiction, i have seen slovakia.... scary... alot like it is here in eastern ky...
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Old 12/03/2007, 02:56 PM
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I heard that the girls in eastern Europe are absolutely gorgeous.
So that part of the movie may be true.
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Old 12/03/2007, 03:04 PM
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i will vouch for that...
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Old 12/03/2007, 03:41 PM
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Re: Is Hostel real???

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In the movie Hostel, tourists that travel to Slovokia are kidnapped and sold to rich businessmen to be tortured and killed.
Yes, there are bears in Moscow as well.

Slovakia, not SLOVOKIA.
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Old 12/03/2007, 03:43 PM
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Google "The Most Dangerous Game."
It's a short story that used to be taught in HS as a classic.
i have read that many times but it was in elementary school not high school
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Old 12/03/2007, 03:45 PM
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You guys ever been to the Hotel California?
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Old 12/03/2007, 03:47 PM
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You guys ever been to the Hotel California?
such a lonley place.
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Old 12/03/2007, 03:48 PM
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I heard that the girls in eastern Europe are absolutely gorgeous.
So that part of the movie may be true.
i can vouch for that and alot are moving to the uk
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Old 12/03/2007, 04:08 PM
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you lucky dog. If those eastern european girls pick up that british accent, Im invading. I can hear it now, "The rednecks are coming, the rednecks are coming."
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Old 12/03/2007, 04:10 PM
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what about the movie the Pest. that movie could be real as well then!
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Old 12/04/2007, 09:50 AM
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Yes, this movie is based on truth. The hostel that is the basis of the story advertises on the internet. DO NOT travel to anywhere that you have seen advertised on the internet! In fact, just do not travel and you'll be fine.
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Old 12/04/2007, 10:03 AM
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Loved both movie, hubby won't watch it cause it seems to real for him. while the story line might not be true, things like that could happen, and i think wolfcreek was like that too, along with tourista (spelling) loved those movies as well
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