• The Roost (2005)

The Roost

Release Date: October 21st, 2005

DVD Release Date: October 3rd, 2006

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary

Traveling to a wedding on Halloween, Trevor (Karl Jacob), Allison (Vanessa Horneff), Brian (Sean Reid) and Elliot (Wil Horneff) are four friends lucky to be alive after crashing their car. Stranded in the Pennsylvania countryside, the foursome set off in search of help -- only to discover that making it to the wedding on time is the least of their problems. Stumbling to a nearby farm, the friends have no way to prepare for the roost of lurking vampire bats in the barn and zombies in the house.

Cast: Tom Noonan, Wil Horneff, Karl Jacob, Vanessa Horneff, Sean Reid, John Speredakos, Richard Little, Barbara Wilhide

Director: Ti West

Genres: Thriller , Horror

Production Co: Glass Eye Pix, Susie Q Productions [us]

Keywords: Friendship , Brother , Tense , Friend , 2000s , Survival , Escape

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Janice PageBoston Globe

    Keep your big-budget horror movie expectations locked away in a separate crawl space, because this grainy feature debut from writer-director Ti West demands that you buy into the silliness, and the cheese. show more

  • 70
    Eric CamposFilm Threat

    It's clear right away that The Roost is no hack job. It's made by people who have a major love for the genre and generally anything that goes bump in the night. show more

  • 63
    Maitland McDonaghTV Guide Magazine

    Ti West's affectionate homage to no-frills fright flicks keeps it simple and succeeds on its own stripped-down terms. show more

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