A screenwriter, who lives in a cabin by the lake near Los Angeles, drowns young women, then goes back to visit their bodies and do their laundry.

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(as Po Chih Leong)

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(as C. David Stephens)
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Cast

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Mallory
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Boone
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Regan
Bernie Coulson ...
Duncan
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Lauren
Cam Cronin ...
Clayton
Bob Dawson ...
Sheriff
G. Patrick Currie ...
Logan
John Destry ...
Melvin
Guy Jellis ...
Deputy
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Babette
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Brooke
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Tiffany
Barbara Pollard ...
Hotel Manager
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Storyline

A screenwriter does research for his new script by actually kidnapping and drowning young girls. He then places them in his "garden" of other dead girls coming back daily to check on them. One girl narrowly escapes and the other bodies are found leading to an ingenious plot to try and capture the killer. Written by Shari-2

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some terror/violence | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

1 February 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Una cabaña junto al lago  »

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Trivia

Filmed in 32 days. See more »

Goofs

When Stanley has Mallory chained by the ankle to the floor in the soundproof room, he tells he has to wash her clothes and asks her to take them off and put them in a plastic bag. She is wearing blue jeans. In the next scene, the jeans are in the bag. How did she get them off? They would still be connected to the chain. See more »

Quotes

Banner in the back of Stanley's van: I'm the guy your mother warned you about.
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Connections

Followed by Return to Cabin by the Lake (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Go, Man, Go!
Written and Performed by Frankie Blue
Courtesy of Studios USA (BMI)
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Good enough to own
3 February 2002 | by (Washington, USA) – See all my reviews

I'll tell ya, I feel sorry for Judd Nelson and all the bad rap he gets; as far as his performance in this movie goes, he totally maintains the mood. Cabin by the Lake is a made-for-tv movie originally aired on USA, however, I now own it and it's sequel on dvd. (amazon.com) If you're looking to hand out oscars you might consider overlooking this one, but if you're looking to be entertained (as cheesily as possible) this is it! I thoroughly enjoyed this movie, everything is quirky from the acting to the music. The underwater scenes were done quite nicely, and the soundtrack isn't so bad either...however it's hard to find any other song from the movie other than "Cure" by the Wild Colonials. If you're a fan of Judd Nelson, serial killer movies, and overall cheesy fun, you'll be sure to add this flick to your collection so you can watch it over and over again. If you liked this movie, check out it's sequel...Return to Cabin by the Lake...it's really DEEP! ;)


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