"Dead Hooker in a Trunk" is Discovered on Blu-ray

The debut film by the Soska Sisters finally arrives on Blu-ray, courtesy of HorrorPack.

By Ray Morse

The Soska Sisters might look innocent enough but rest assured that the twin Canadian filmmakers pack a vicious bite with their contributions to the horror genre over the last decade. Showcasing visually-stunning yet unflinchingly-brutal entries like American Mary and See No Evil 2, Jen and Sylvia Soska have carved out quite an impressive display of carnage and mayhem since their 2009 directorial debut, Dead Hooker in a Trunk.

Telling the story of four friends who discover the body of a dead hooker in their trunk and are thrown into their own personal purgatory when they are forced to set aside their differences to fight for their lives against persistent police, a sleazy motel manager, chainsaw wielding triads, a brutal serial killer, and a mysterious cowboy pimp who wants to claim the corpse for his own. Sounds batshit-crazy-amazing, doesn’t it? Well, it is!

Exceptionally crafted with the spirit of ‘70s Grindhouse/exploitation flicks but with a modern-day twist, Dead Hooker in a Trunk kicked in door after door on the festival circuit and was almost immediately presented with "cult classic" status right out the gate by fans and critics alike.

Today, it was announced that Dead Hooker in a Trunk will be available for the first time on Blu-ray, courtesy of the horror movie subscription box HorrorPack, in collaboration with MPI Media and IFC Films. The February 2018 box will contain a limited edition Blu-ray of the Soska sisters' debut film and will include the following special features:

  • Original Theatrical Version of the film
  • NEW audio commentary with Directors Jen and Sylvia Soska and frequent collaborator Kevvy
  • Behind the Scenes Featurette
  • Deleted and Alternate Scenes
  • Trailer

The Soskas have since taken to Twitter to share their excitement and appreciation toward the massive fan response:

This news, along with the release of their debut graphic novel, Kill-Crazy Nymphos Attack, on the horizon, the Twisted Twins continue to kick ass, take names, and break down boundaries for women in film and beyond.

About the Author

Ray Morse

Filmmaker. Podcaster. Writer. Geek. "A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die." Raised in the wastelands of New Jersey, Ray Morse is a passionate film enthusiast/maker and aspiring creative. When he is not embodying the essence of the Mungus on his weekly live podcast or consuming mass amounts of cinema/television, he can be found re-writing his Dead Entertainment bio, avoiding general responsibility, and talking at length about the things he plans to do instead of doing them.

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