Eli Roth

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Eli Roth
Roth in 2009
Eli Raphael Roth

(1972-04-18) April 18, 1972 (age 50)
Alma materNew York University
  • Film director, screenwriter, producer, actor
Years active1996–present
(m. 2014; div. 2019)

Eli Raphael Roth (born April 18, 1972) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. As a director and producer, he is most closely associated with the horror genre, having directed the films Cabin Fever (2003) and Hostel (2005).

Roth continued to work in the horror genre, directing the films Hostel: Part II (2007) and The Green Inferno (2013). He also expanded into other genres, directing the erotic thriller film Knock Knock (2015) and the action film Death Wish (2018), a remake of the 1974 original.[1] Also in 2018, he directed the fantasy comedy film The House with a Clock in Its Walls, his first PG-rated film and his highest domestic grosser to date.[2]

As an actor, Roth starred as Donny "The Bear Jew" Donowitz in Quentin Tarantino's war film Inglourious Basterds (2009), for which he received a Critic's Choice Movie Award and a SAG Award as part of the ensemble.

Many journalists have included him in a group of filmmakers dubbed the Splat Pack for their explicitly violent and controversially bloody horror films.[3] In 2013, Roth received the Visionary Award for his contributions to horror at the Stanley Film Festival.

Early life[edit]

Roth was born the middle of three sons in Newton, Massachusetts, to Sheldon Roth, a psychiatrist/psychoanalyst and clinical professor at Harvard Medical School, and Cora Roth, a painter. He has an older brother, Adam (born May 1970), and a younger brother, Gabriel (born December 1974).[4] Roth was raised Jewish (his family were Jewish emigrants from Austria, Hungary, Russia, and Poland).[5][6][7] In addition to English, he speaks French, Italian, and basic Russian.[8][9]

Roth began shooting films at the age of eight, after watching Ridley Scott's Alien (1979).[10] He and his brothers, Adam and Gabriel,[11] made more than 100 short films before he graduated from Newton South High School and attended film school (the Tisch School of the Arts) at New York University. To fund his films while in college, Roth worked as an online cybersex operator for Penthouse Magazine, posing as a woman, as well as a production assistant on feature films.[12] Roth also ran the office of producer Frederick Zollo,[11] leaving after graduation to devote himself to writing full-time. He collected unemployment and found work on Howard Stern's Private Parts as Stern's assistant, staying at Silvercup Studios in Queens at night working on his scripts while Stern slept.

Actress Camryn Manheim gave Roth one of his first Hollywood jobs, as an extra on The Practice, when he moved to Los Angeles. Roth would stay in Manheim's dressing room, working on his scripts, while she filmed the show. The two had become friends in New York, while Roth was working for Zollo. Roth also met Manheim's cousin Howie Nuchow (former EVP of Mandalay Sports Entertainment and also from the Boston area) at her family Passover seder—this led to Roth's first animation project, Chowdaheads, the following year. Roth also co-wrote a project called The Extra with Manheim,[13] who later sold the pitch to producer (and former CEO and Chairman of Fox Studios) Bill Mechanic's Pandemonium company.

Film career[edit]

At NYU film school, Roth wrote and directed a student film called Restaurant Dogs, an homage to Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs. The film was nominated for a Student Academy Award in 1995, ultimately winning its division (Division III).[citation needed]

Through his internship with Frederick Zollo, Roth met David Lynch and remained in touch over the years, eventually producing content for Lynch with his fledgling website in the late 1990s.[13] Through Lynch, Roth met film and TV composer Angelo Badalamenti, whose music he used in his first feature film. He also met a member of special effects company KNB EFX, which contributed to his first feature.

In 1999, Roth moved to Los Angeles, where he wrote, directed, edited, produced, animated, and provided voices for a series of animated shorts called Chowdaheads for Mandalay Sports Entertainment. They were to be shown between WCW Monday Nitro pro wrestling matches, but they were finished but never actually broadcast.[citation needed] Roth's friend Noah Belson co-wrote the shorts and provided the other character voices.[14]

In mid-2000, with financing from the website Z.com to deliver a five-minute pilot, Roth wrote, directed, animated, and produced a series of stop-motion shorts called The Rotten Fruit.[13] The company folded after several episodes were done, and its domain name was picked up by Nissan for its "Z" sports car. A portion of Roth's work for The Rotten Fruit was done at the Snake Pit studios in Burbank with miniature sets, posable clay, foam figures, two high-end digital still cameras, and a pair of Macintosh computers. Noah Belson co-wrote and performed character voices.

Cabin Fever[edit]

Roth had co-written Cabin Fever with his college roommate Randy Pearlstein. They based the premise on Roth's experience of contracting a skin infection while riding ponies at a family friend's farm in Iceland in 1991.[15] Much of it was written in 1996, while Roth worked as a production assistant for Howard Stern's film Private Parts.

Cabin Fever was produced in 2001 on a budget of $1.5 million raised from private investors.[16] The film was sold to Lionsgate at the 2002 Toronto International Film Festival for $3.5 million, the biggest sale of that year's festival. Released in 2003, it was Lionsgate's highest-grossing film of the year, earning $22 million at the U.S. box office and $35 million worldwide. Lionsgate's stock rose from $1.98 a share to nearly $6 a share after the film was released; the company used its newly valuable stock to buy Artisan Entertainment.[17] Cabin Fever made Roth a star in the horror genre. In a 2004 Premiere Magazine interview, Quentin Tarantino called it "the best new American film".[18]


In 2005, Roth's second feature, Hostel, was made for just over $4 million. It opened No. 1 at the box office in January 2006, taking in $20 million its first weekend.[19][20] The film went on to gross $80 million worldwide in box office, and more than $180 million on DVD. Although the story is set in Slovakia, all the exteriors were shot in the Czech Republic.

In the film, three friends are lured to visit a hostel where they think their sexual fantasies will come true. Instead, they fall into the clutches of an international syndicate that provides first-hand torture and killing experiences for rich, sadistic tourists. The film was rated No. 1 on Bravo TV's 30 Even Scarier Movie Moments,[21] and Empire Magazine readers voted Hostel the Best Horror Film of 2007.[22]

Roth reportedly turned down studio directing jobs to make Hostel. He took a directing salary of only $10,000 to keep the budget as low as possible, so there would be no limits set on its violence. In January 2006, film critic David Edelstein in New York magazine credited Roth with creating the horror subgenre "torture porn", or "gorno", using excessive violence to excite audiences like a sexual act.[23]


In 2007, Roth directed and narrated the faux trailer segment Thanksgiving for Grindhouse and appeared in Death Proof, Tarantino's segment of the film. Roth and co-writer Jeff Rendell won a 2007 Spike TV Scream Award for best "screamplay" for their work in Grindhouse, sharing the honor with Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Rob Zombie, and Edgar Wright.[24]

Hostel: Part II[edit]

Eli Roth with Ruggero Deodato in Rome during the press tour of Hostel (2006)

Hostel: Part II opened in sixth place in June 2007, with $8.2 million; it went on to gross $17.6 million in US theaters. The film, which cost $10.2 million, earned $35 million in theaters worldwide and $50 million on DVD and pay television.[25]

Lionsgate attributed the lower grosses to the summer release, opposite blockbusters such as Shrek the Third, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, and Ocean's Thirteen, as well as the film's workprint having been leaked online before its release. Close to two million illegal workprint downloads were tracked the day Hostel 2 opened.

I don't know if it was the most downloaded film of all time, but there are tracking services that track what movies are being downloaded. And a copy of Hostel 2 leaked out before its release and they had it, it was like millions and millions of hits. Not only was it downloaded, but in the countries it was downloaded – like Mexico and Brazil – there were copies on the street for practically a penny. You could buy Hostel 2 for a quarter in Mexico City. As a result, in a lot of countries where the piracy was bad, they just didn't even release it.[26]

Hostel: Part II was nominated for six Spike TV Scream Awards, including best horror film and best director. It was on Entertainment Weekly's list of the 20 best horror films of the past 20 years.[27]

Endangered Species[edit]

In 2009, while acting in Inglourious Basterds, Roth said that he would soon begin his next film, Endangered Species.[28]

I can't say anything without giving anything away! ... I saw Transformers and Cloverfield and thought, 'I have an idea for a mass destruction movie.' But it's going to be very different from those films. And it's science fiction, but a little more grounded than that.[29]

Roth at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival, 2010

In a 2013 interview with The Guardian, Roth indicated that he had suspended work on Endangered Species to focus on 2013's The Green Inferno.[30]

The Green Inferno[edit]

Roth directed the cannibal horror film The Green Inferno (2013), which was inspired by his love of Mondo horror films such as the infamous Cannibal Holocaust.[31] The Green Inferno was criticized for its portrayal of indigenous people as cannibals, and it was described as a "new low in racist film making" by People's World.[32]

Death Wish[edit]

Roth's 2018 remake of the film Death Wish opened to $13 million at the box office. The film is centered around a trauma surgeon who turns to vigilantism after his family is attacked. The film was panned by critics as "pro-gun propaganda" and ill-timed in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.[33] Roth defended the film, stating that the film was not pro-gun and that he wanted the film to focus on family, protecting one's family, and seeking justice for one's family.[34]

Other projects[edit]


In 2002, Roth brought a shot-for-shot remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark made by children to the attention of both Harry Knowles and Steven Spielberg. He had a copy in his video collection for years, and showed it at Knowles's Butt-Numb-A-Thon film festival in December. The response was so great that Roth took the tape to his first meeting at DreamWorks to give to Spielberg. An executive called the next week saying that Spielberg loved it and wanted to contact the filmmakers. Roth had never met them, but Google-searched every name in the credits until he found Jayson Lamb, the cinematographer. The three filmmakers—Lamb, Chris Strompolis, and Eric Zala (a former Activision employee)—had not spoken to each other in years when Roth contacted them. Roth, feeling that their film was so powerful he had to do whatever he could to make sure fans saw it, introduced it at its premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in May 2008, five and a half years after he first gave the tape to Knowles. Soon, the three reunited friends were touring the world, doing charity screenings.

Roth at the Spike TV Scream Awards, 2007

In March 2006, Dimension Films bought the rights to Cell by Stephen King and would produce a film to be directed by Roth. In 2009, King finished the screenplay, and actors John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson joined the project; however, Roth did not direct.

Through his company, Arcade, with Eric Newman and Strike producer Marc Abraham,[35] Roth produced the horror film The Last Exorcism, (originally titled Cotton) which was directed by Daniel Stamm.[36] Completed in December 2009 and retitled in February 2010, The Last Exorcism[37] cost $1.5 million to produce. It opened at more than $20 million in U.S. sales, and earned No. #1 opening spots in Canada and the UK. The film had paid for itself when rights in a few foreign territories were sold before shooting began. It earned over $40 million box office in the United States, and $70 million worldwide.[38]

Roth has talked of doing Trailer Trash, another compilation of fake trailers. "Trailer Trash is not a horror film," he said; "it's a comedy. It will be very R-rated and completely insane, and I'm producing it with Mike Fleiss".[39]

He has also produced the 2012 kung fu film The Man with the Iron Fists, written, directed, and scored by RZA who also stars in the film. According to Roth, Tarantino is involved as well. In an interview with CHUD, Roth said:

This movie will have everything martial-arts fans could want, combined with RZA's superb musical talent. This project has been his dream for years, and I'm thrilled to be a part of it. Fans should know that, yes, there will be blood ... This ain't no PG-13.[40][41]

In 2014, Roth produced the American supernatural horror film Clown and had the minor role of "Frowny the Clown."[42] He next helmed Knock Knock (2015), a remake of the 1977 horror-thriller Death Game, about two young women who seduce a married man and then do unspeakable things to him. Keanu Reeves starred and executive produced.[43]

In 2015, Roth was announced as the director of the adaptation of the best-selling shark novel Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror, eventually called The Meg. In 2016, it was announced that he had left the project due to creative differences.[44]

In 2020, it was announced that Roth would direct an adaptation of the Borderlands games, with Craig Mazin penning the screenplay with Roth.[45][46]

Film commentary[edit]

Roth recorded an audio commentary for Troma's 1997 DVD release of Blood Sucking Freaks four years before directing his first film, billed as a "Blood and Guts Expert". The DVD is one of Troma's highest-selling.

Roth is a frequent contributor to DVD "extras" content (liner notes, video commentary) for horror film distributors Grindhouse Releasing/Box Office Spectaculars, particularly for two of his favorite films Juan Piquer Simón's Pieces and the North American DVD release of Lucio Fulci's Cat in the Brain.[47][48][49]


Roth began his professional acting career in 1998 and has been known to play parts in the films he produces. Roth's most notable appearance to date is his role as violent Bostonian soldier Donny "The Bear Jew" Donowitz in the 2009 Quentin Tarantino film Inglourious Basterds.

Roth's role in Quentin Tarantino's segment of the 2007 film Grindhouse, Death Proof, came about because Tarantino was impressed by Roth's brief part as Justin in Cabin Fever. Roth—who left pre-production on Hostel: Part II in Prague and flew to Austin, Texas, to film the scene at the Texas Chili Parlor—said that working as an actor for Tarantino is "like taking a master class in directing". He quipped that the only directors he would ever act for are people who have won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Outside of these films and his own, Roth has appeared in a cameo role as a contest emcee in Alexandre Aja's 2010 film Piranha 3D and in the 2012 musical film Rock of Ages, among others.[50] Roth has also appeared in several projects that David Lynch directed for his website davidlynch.com.

Work in television[edit]

Roth hosted and executive-produced an episode of Discovery Channel's TV series Curiosity, titled "How Evil Are You?". The episode explored the scientific aspects of evil, with Roth undergoing a brain scan and DNA sequencing at University of California, Davis with neuropsychiatrist Dr. James Fallon. Roth also re-created the infamous Milgram experiments for the documentary, with results identical to those from 50 years earlier.

Roth directed the pilot of Hemlock Grove, a horror/thriller series, that premiered on Netflix on April 19, 2013.

He also hosts Shark After Dark on Discovery Channel's Shark Week.[51]

Other ventures[edit]

In 2009, Roth wrote, directed, and acted in a PSA for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) about the link between violence against animals and violence against people.[52] Roth won a Telly Award for his spot (Public Service Category: Bronze).

Roth is a curator of the Museum of Pop Culture's exhibit "Can't Look Away", detailing the history of horror. He was selected, along with directors John Landis and Roger Corman, to represent three generations of film directors who have shaped the genre. The installation opened in September 2011 and ran through 2014.

In September 2012, he opened a haunted house, Eli Roth's Goretorium, in Las Vegas.[53] Haunted Desert LLC, which owns Goretorium, filed for bankruptcy protection in July 2013,[54] and the attraction closed in October.[55]

Roth directed the music video for Snoop Lion's lead single "La La La" from his reggae-genre album Reincarnated, which was released on April 23, 2013.

In 2015, Roth partnered with Jack Davis to launch Crypt TV, a digital company focused on short-form horror content.[56]

In 2021, Roth invested in Jomboy Media, a digital media company that produces content focused on sports and pop culture.[57]


Men's Fitness magazine voted Roth "Most Fit Director" in their July 2006 issue, a title Roth takes very seriously. He follows a strict workout routine, which he documents on the Hostel DVDs. Roth claims that he treats every red carpet like a Milan runway, and he often jokes that he makes films only as a way to live out his lifelong dream of being a male supermodel. He spoke of his love for fashion in his interview in the October 2007 issue of Italian Vogue.

Roth was profiled on the G4 TV show Icons and was on the cover of Forbes magazine's "Hollywood's Most Profitable Stars" issue.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Roth married Chilean actress and model Lorenza Izzo in November 2014, on the beach of the Chilean town Zapallar.[58] The couple announced their separation in July 2018.[59] Their divorce was finalized in August 2019.[60]



Year Title Director Writer Producer Notes
2002 Cabin Fever Yes Yes Yes
2005 Hostel Yes Yes Yes
2007 Hostel: Part II Yes Yes Yes
Grindhouse: Thanksgiving Yes Yes No Fake trailer
2012 Aftershock No Yes Yes
The Man with the Iron Fists No Yes Co-producer
2013 The Green Inferno Yes Yes Yes
2015 Knock Knock Yes Yes Yes
2016 Cabin Fever No Yes Executive
2018 Death Wish Yes No No
The House with a Clock in Its Walls Yes No No
2021 Fin Yes No Yes Documentary
TBA Borderlands Yes Yes No Post-production

Producer only


Year Title Director Executive producer Notes
2013–15 Hemlock Grove Yes Yes Directed episode "Pilot"
2015 South of Hell Yes Yes Directed episode "Pilot"
2018–present Eli Roth's History of Horror No Yes Himself (host)

Acting roles[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Subway Man Uncredited
1999 Terror Firmer Shocked Onlooker
Thank You, Judge Boyfriend Music video
2000 Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV Frightened citizen
2002 Cabin Fever Justin aka Grim
2004 Tales from the Crapper Gay Party-goer
2005 2001 Maniacs Justin
Hostel American Stoner Cameo
2006 Southland Tales Man who gets shot on toilet Cameo (uncredited)
2007 Hostel: Part II Head on stick Cameo
Death Proof Dov
Grindhouse: Thanksgiving Tucker/Trailer Announcer Fake trailer
2009 Inglourious Basterds Donny "The Bear Jew" Donowitz
Don't Look Up Béla Olt
2010 Piranha 3D Wet T-shirt contest MC Cameo
2012 Rock of Ages Stefano Cameo
Aftershock Gringo
The Man with the Iron Fists Wolf Clan #2 Cameo
2014 Clown Frowny the Clown
2018 The House with a Clock in Its Walls Comrade Ivan
2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters Fighter Pilot Uncredited
QT8: The First Eight Himself Documentary[61]
2023 The Idol TBA TV series; main role

Video Games[edit]

Year Title Role
2022 Poppy Playtime Jimmy Roth


  1. ^ Bunch, Sonny (March 7, 2018). "Eli Roth's 'Death Wish' Cements His Status as the Premier Maker of 'Dad Horror'". Washington Post. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  2. ^ https://deadline.com/2018/09/the-house-with-a-clock-in-its- walls-ticks-to-840k-thursday-will-keep-september-b-o-clicking-1202468021/ "The House With A Clock In Its Walls" Sounding Near $27M Alarm; Counterprogramming Still In Deep Sleep
  3. ^ Kay, Jeremy (June 8, 2007). "My mission to appall, by the Splat Pack king". Telegraph. London. Archived from the original on January 12, 2022.
  4. ^ McCarthy, Phillip (June 15, 2007). "Captive audiences". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved July 7, 2007.
  5. ^ Fischer, Paul (September 2, 2003). "Eli Roth Has The Fever". Film Monthly. Retrieved January 7, 2007.
  6. ^ Parks, Louis B. (August 19, 2009). "Eli Roth gets a head-turning role in Inglourious Basterds". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved August 19, 2009.
  7. ^ Goliath.ecnext.com
  8. ^ Osegueda, Elisa (May 9, 2013). "Cine Latino: 'Aftershock' Star Eli Roth Goes Mad for Chile, Talks 'Green Inferno' and Gives Horror Newbies Advice". Fandango.
  9. ^ Элай Рот говорит по-русски on YouTube
  10. ^ Shane Danielson (June 24, 2007). "Blood brother: Director Eli Roth, inventer [sic] of 'torture porn'". The Independent. London. Archived from the original on May 2, 2008. Retrieved August 10, 2008.
  11. ^ a b Mary Ellen Egan (June 14, 2007). "Eli Roth makes box office gross – literally". Forbes via NBC News. Retrieved August 10, 2008.
  12. ^ "Eli Roth talks about his Blueberries, body and cybersex proficiency".
  13. ^ a b c Edgers, Geoff (November 9, 2003). "The family cut-up". Boston globe. Retrieved September 28, 2009.
  14. ^ Adalian, Josef (September 10, 1999). "TNT's 'Nitro' Adds Cartoon Seg". Variety. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  15. ^ White, Abbey (February 1, 2016). "New Trailer for Eli Roth's Cabin Fever Remake Offers A Bloody Disgusting Time". Paste. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  16. ^ "Cabin Fever". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 26, 2016.
  17. ^ Source: Lionsgate website financial reports
  18. ^ Patches, Matt (June 10, 2016). "How Quentin Tarantino & Killer Clowns Led to a Spider Man Reboot". Thrillist. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  19. ^ Stewart, Ryan (June 10, 2007). "Audiences Hostile to 'Hostel II' At Box Office". Cinematical. Retrieved September 29, 2009.
  20. ^ "Roth returning to 'Hostel'?". Time Out. February 3, 2006. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved September 29, 2009.
  21. ^ Kevin Kaufman (2004). The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (TV-Series). Bravo TV.
  22. ^ "Empire Readers Awards 2007". Empire Magazine Online. Retrieved September 28, 2009.
  23. ^ David Edelstein. "Now Playing at Your Local Multiplex: Torture Porn", New York, published on January 28, 2006.
  24. ^ "Giving Thanks With Eli Roth's 'Thanksgiving' Trailer". November 26, 2009.
  25. ^ Hostel Part II (2007). Box Office Mojo. Retrieved on September 8, 2011.
  26. ^ "Eli Roth 'Furious' Over 'Hostel' Pirates: 'I Don't Want Those Fans,' He Says". MTV.
  27. ^ Gleiberman, Owen (October 30, 2009). "14. HOSTEL 2 (2007)". Entertainment Weekly.
  28. ^ "Some Final Tweaks on Eli Roth's 'Endangered Species'". BloodyDisgusting. December 5, 2009.
  29. ^ Faraci, David (September 7, 2009). "Eli Roth is being coy". Archived from the original on July 12, 2009. Retrieved September 28, 2009.
  30. ^ Boult, Adam (February 20, 2013). "Eli Roth Answers Your Questions". The Guardian. Retrieved October 14, 2015.
  31. ^ Robert Yaniz Jr. (May 18, 2012). "Eli Roth Returning To Direct The Green Inferno". Screen Rant.
  32. ^ Albert Bender (November 23, 2015). ""Green Inferno" is new low in racist film making".
  33. ^ Sharf, Zack (March 5, 2018). "Eli Roth Defends 'Death Wish' Remake by Claiming It's 'Not Pro-Gun' and Comparing it to 'Get Out'". IndieWire. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  34. ^ Schwartz, Dana (March 5, 2018). "Death Wish Director Eli Roth Responds to Critics of Controversial Remake". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  35. ^ "The Power of Christ Compels Lionsgate to Purchase Retitled 'Exorcism' Flick, 'Cotton'". BloodyDisgusting. February 12, 2010.
  36. ^ "AFM '09: First Ever Images From Eli Roth's 'Cotton'!!". BloodyDisgusting. November 7, 2009.
  37. ^ "Lionsgate Nabs Cotton, Changes Title to Last Exorcism". DreadCentral. July 28, 2012.
  38. ^ Swart, Sharon (February 11, 2010). "Lionsgate snags 'Last Exorcism' – Horror pic produced by Eli Roth, StudioCanal, Strike". Variety.
  39. ^ Russ Fischer (July 9, 2009). "Eli Roth Not Involved in Hostel III". Slash Film.
  40. ^ Movies-Eli-Roth-On-RZA/s-The-Man-With-The-Iron-Fist.htm Archived June 18, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. August 7, 2008
  41. ^ Eli Roth Gives Chud The Scoop On Rza'S Martial Arts Movie! Archived December 21, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. CHUD.com. Retrieved on September 8, 2011.
  42. ^ Eli Roth's Clown
  43. ^ Clymer, Jeremy (February 21, 2014). "Eli Roth's Next Film Will Be Knock Knock".
  44. ^ Clarke Wolfe, "Horror Happenings: Eli Roth Leaves Meg Adaptation and New Pinhead Announced", Nerdist, March 6, 2016.
  45. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (February 20, 2020). "Eli Roth To Direct Adaptation Of Sci-Fi Videogame 'Borderlands' For Lionsgate". Deadline. Retrieved June 1, 2021.
  46. ^ borderlands.movie https://borderlands.movie/. Retrieved June 1, 2021. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  47. ^ Icons of Fright News and Updates: Lucio Fulci's Cat in the Brain Coming to DVD March 31st. Iconsoffright.com (December 29, 2008). Retrieved on September 8, 2011.
  48. ^ DVD Trash: DVD Release: Cat in the Brain. Dvdtrash.blogspot.com. Retrieved on September 8, 2011.
  49. ^ Fear.net "Final Cat in the Brain DVD Specs", Dec. 29, 2008, by Gabrielle DiPietro. Fearnet.com (December 29, 2008). Retrieved on September 8, 2011.
  50. ^ "Eli Roth on Bloody 'Piranha' Remake, 3-D Technology". BloodyDisgusting. February 15, 2010.
  51. ^ de Moraes, Lisa (April 25, 2016). "Eli Roth Back As Host Of Shark Week's 'Shark After Dark'".
  52. ^ "Eli Roth Stars in PETA PSA Urging People to Report Animal Abuse Immediately". Horrornews.net. August 20, 2010. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  53. ^ Andrea Domanick (September 30, 2013). "Eli Roth's Goretorium on the Strip to close Oct. 2 after one year of business - Las Vegas Sun Newspaper". lasvegassun.com.
  54. ^ Andrea Domanick (July 24, 2013). "Goretorium's legal troubles are latest example that celebrity ties don't guarantee success in Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun Newspaper". lasvegassun.com.
  55. ^ Pulver, Andrew (October 2, 2013). "Eli Roth's Goretorium to close down". The Guardian.
  56. ^ Faughnder, Ryan (March 27, 2018). "Digital horror startup Crypt TV raises $6.2 million to fund growth". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  57. ^ "Jomboy Media of New York gets $1 million in funding, eyes full baseball schedule". Retrieved March 18, 2021.
  58. ^ Corriston, Michele (November 10, 2014). "Eli Roth Marries Lorenza Izzo". People. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  59. ^ Miller, Mike. "Eli Roth and Lorenza Izzo are divorcing 'so we don't f---ing kill each other'". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on July 18, 2021. Retrieved July 17, 2018.
  60. ^ Goldblatt, Daniel (August 20, 2019). "Eli Roth Settles Divorce, Walks Away Relatively Unscathed". Yahoo! Entertainment. Retrieved November 12, 2021.
  61. ^ McNary, Dave (February 13, 2019). "Director Reclaims Rights to Documentary '21 Years: Quentin Tarantino' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved January 14, 2020.

External links[edit]