|Halloween Horror Nights Orlando attraction|
|Run: Hostile Territory|
|Attraction type||Haunted House|
|Event||Halloween Horror Nights: Sweet 16|
|Park||Universal Studios Florida|
|Housed in||Earthquake Queue|
Indirectly based on Hostel (2005)
|Proceeded by||Run (2001)|
|Followed by||RUN: Blood, Sweat and Fears (2015)|
Run: Hostile Territory was one of the haunted houses that was featured during Halloween Horror Nights: Sweet 16. The house featured Eddie, the unused icon of the 2001 event. It was located in the Earthquake Queue.
History and Location Edit
For their 2006 event, Universal would decide to have all of their haunted houses (and scarezones) be sequels or prequels to landmark houses and scarezones in the past. One of these would be Run: Hostile Territory, a sequel to the haunted house Run in 2001. The 2001 house was supposed to be the icon house for Eddie, but Eddie was scrapped as the icon and was replaced by Jack.
However, Eddie would appear in this house with a vengeance. The story of the house would change a bit. Instead of Eddie and his goons chasing people around in an evil gameshow, he and his goons would run a business where people can murder and torture people if they pay a price. The house was loosely based on the 2005 film, Hostel.
The house would be located in the large extended queue for the Earthquake attraction.The house would receive a semi-sequel house in 2015 with RUN: Blood, Sweat, and Fears.
When the lights go out, the voyeurs suddenly become the victims.
An underworld exists where anyone can fulfill their most ghastly fantasies. Where the innocent can be tortured, dismembered and killed, all in exchange for a credit card number. Choose your path and bear witness because when the lights go out, the voyeurs become the victims and there is no amount of money in the world that can save you.
Eddie ran a torture house business, and the house was a trip through the many sights and sounds of his demented business. The queue video featured clips from Videodrome, Saw, and Hostel. Guests entered the house through the back door next to a dumpster filled with severed body parts. In the first scene, guests saw Eddie placing needles in a victim's veins. As a little easter egg, the next scene included a victim in the Venus Fly Trap from Saw II. The following scene had a worker cleaning the electric chair from Hellgate Prison behind a glass barrier. When guests passed by him, he would wet the visitors. Then, guests went through a chainlink maze filled with chainsaw maniacs, as if guests themselves were the victims. The final scene included guests RUNning down a narrow, but long hallway, while being chased by Eddie himself. The house also reportedly had no air conditioning.
|Halloween Horror Nights: Sweet 16|
|Characters: Jack the Clown • The Caretaker • The Director • The Storyteller (Event Icons) • The Projectionist • The Inmates of Shadybrook Asylum • Eddie Schmidt • Cindy Caine • Norman Bates|
|Haunted Houses: All Nite Die-In: Take 2 • Dungeon of Terror: Retold • People Under the Stairs: Under Construction • PsychoScareapy: Maximum Madness • Psycho Path: The Return of Norman Bates • Run: Hostile Territory • Screamhouse: The Resurrection|
|Scarezones: Blood Masquerade • Deadtropolis: Zombie Siege • Harvest of the Souls • Horror Comes Home|
|Shows: The Arrival • Bill & Ted's Excellent Halloween Adventure • Robosaurus • Sweet 16: The Director's Cut|