* AdaptationDisplacement: Not many people are aware that the idea of the film came from a haunted house attraction also named ''House of 1000 Corpses'', that Rob Zombie created in 1999 for [[Theatre/HalloweenHorrorNights Universal's Halloween Horror Nights]].
* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Every now and then the movie will cut into nonsensical, colorful shots of rednecks and old women talking about how they were violated by a monster.
* NightmareFuel: That... red thing that comes after Denise under the graveyard.
** [[spoiler:The real Dr. Satan]]. Jigsaw ''wishes'' he were that creepy.
** The slowed down recording of Aleister Crowley reading "Bury Me in a Nameless Grave" that plays while Denise is being lowered into Dr. Satan's lair.
** "Behold, FISH BOY!"
** Otis wearing the face of Denise's father as a mask.