House of Wax

House of Wax

Mystery of the Wax Museum

DVD - 2009
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[Mystery of the wax museum] A deranged wax sculptor who almost loses his life in a fire set by his partner. Instead of dying in the blaze, he returns for revenge, hiding his horribly disfigured face behind a wax mask.
[House of wax] An acclaimed wax sculptor goes insane when he loses both his art and the use of his hands in an arsonist's inferno. The flame scarred man rebuilds his house of wax by dipping his victims in wax! Both critics and the public praise his new works but a lone voice cries murder and as she sets out to prove his guilt, she hardly knows the horrors that await her.

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hgibbins
Jul 02, 2016

Classic Vincent Price. I truly think that he is one of Hollywood's greatest actors, he is able to portray virtually any type of character, and make you believe in them.

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Onewhoissaved
Apr 17, 2015

My mother took me to see this when I was a young child. Nightmares ensued that very evening. More than almost any other actor of any generation owes a debt of gratitude to the performances of Vincent Price. Price with his marvelous voice and presence could have chosen to be a stage actor but he selected film as his expertise. We are lucky that he had such a long and vigorous career. He also did a lot more than horror films.

kpkowalski Oct 30, 2012

Also contains Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)

macabrescribe May 24, 2011

House of Wax definitely inspired an entire generation of horror flicks. Vincent Price gives a fine performance as a tortured, vengeful artist. It's not too often when an iconic horror movie villain is as layered and believable as Price's disfigured sculptor. This is easily one of his better films due to not only the acting but the fine way in which the movie was made. Despite its age and basis, House of Wax isn't nearly as hokey as it could be.

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