Hell Fest is a 2018 American slasher film directed by Gregory Plotkin.

Official trailers

Lionsgate Movies on Friday, October 19, 2018 released the trailer:
Hell Fest (2018 Movie) Official Trailer.

Story intro

Hell Fest is introduced as a horror theme park, which travels across the country during the Halloween season. A young girl from Cincinnati is shown to be separated from her group during one of the mazes. There, she is confronted by a masked figure known entire as "The Other" (Stephen Conroy). She recognizes The Other as a man who had been following her and her group of friends the night. The Other attacks the girl, stabbing her in the gut before hanging her. The young girl's corpse appears to blend in with the other prop bodies as The Other leaves the scene. Natalie (Amy Forsyth) is shown to be arriving at her former apartment where her best friend, Brooke (Reign Edwards), still resides. She greets her old friend, but is disappointed to learn that a former classmate, Taylor (Bex Taylor-Klaus), whom Natalie does not get along with is living with her. Though Natalie's visit was planned, Brooke is shown to have been uncertain that Natalie would actually arrive as she had been distant of late due to school and work. As such, Brooke and Taylor arranged a visit to Hell Fest with Brooke's boyfriend Quinn (Christian James), Taylor's boyfriend Asher (Matt Mercurio), and their respective friend Gavin (Roby Attal), who is attracted to Natalie. The group meet at Hell Fest where Gavin hands all of them VIP wrist bands so that they can skip the lines. At the same time, The Other arrives wearing worn-out and steel-toed boots. The Other notices a girl named Britney insult a worker at the amusement park. After Britney walks into The Other and dismisses him as not being scary, he targets her, stealing a knife from a worker making snow cones. The group arrive at a haunted maze where Natalie, Brooke, and Taylor get separated from the group. As the girls are about to finish the maze, they watch as Britney appears, disheveled and in fear, telling them that a man is after her. They assume it is part of the park experience as The Other arrives in search of Britney.


Amy Forsyth
Reign Edwards
Bex Taylor-Klaus
Tony Todd
The Barker
Christian James
Matt Mercurio
Roby Attal
Michael Tourek
Security Guard
Stephen Conroy
The Other
Courtney Dietz
Elle Graham
Little Girl
Cynthea Mercado
Jodi (as Cynthia Mercado)
George Howard Adams
Gate Guard (as George Adams)
Markus Silbiger
Bored Carny Kid
Aaron Gillespie
Cecil Elmore Jr.
Cop (as Cecil Elmore)


The film Hell Fest was scheduled to be released on September 28, 2018 (United States) by CBS Films, Lionsgate, Lions Gate Entertainment, GEM Entertainment, BF Distribution, Dutch FilmWorks (DFW), Golden Village Pictures, Kinepolis Film Distribution (KFD), Notorious Pictures, Pioneer Films, Rialto Distribution, Spentzos Fim, Vertigo Releasing, CBS Home Entertainment, Mongkol Major, Pris Audiovisuais, TriPictures and Universum Film (UFA).

The duration of the film is 89 minutes. With a budget of $5.5 million, the film grossed over $18.2 million.

The film had received a "R" rating.


Hell Fest got average rating from critics. The audience dislikes the film either. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "C" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

External links

IMDB: Hell Fest

Wikipedia: Hell Fest

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