Two campers Sharon and Teddy are terrorized in the deep dark woods of the California wilderness by a cannibalistic knife-wielding madman. Teddy is killed but Sharon manages to escape. That same night their boyfriends, Steve and Charlie, take refuge in an old cave to protect themselves from the storm. There they meet the killer an old man wearing a beat up old baseball cap named John. He tells them the story of how he walked in on his unfaithful wife and her lover. He killed them both, and gathered his two children and ran off into the forest. Unfortunately, his kids got sick and they commited suicide. Since then, he has developed a taste for human flesh and will kill anybody who trespasses on his territory. The next morning, Charlie is drowned and prepared for the killer's breakfast. He then goes looking for Sharon, who has, unbeknownst to him, teamed up with the ghosts of his two dead children. The maniac chases Sharon but just as he's about to kill her his ghost kids save her. He ... Written by
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Did You Know?
In addition to playing the forest ranger, Donald M. Jones
plays Officer Ed Geza, who gives the traffic report on the radio. See more
When Charlie is sitting by the fire sharpening his knife,
someone is hiding in the shadows throwing something when
he looks around. See more
Run, or Daddy will eat you.
Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking
The Dark Side of The Forest
Lyrics by Stan Fidel
Music by Richard Hieronymus
Performed by David Somerville See more