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Wrong Turn (2003)

R | | Horror | 30 May 2003 (USA)
Six people find themselves trapped in the woods of West Virginia, hunted down by "cannibalistic mountain men grossly disfigured through generations of in-breeding."

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Chris Flynn is driving his car for a job interview in another city. However, an accident with a trunk transporting chemical products blocks the highway and Chris looks for an alternative route through the mountains of West Virginia to accomplish his schedule. Due to a lack of attention, he crashes another car parked in the middle of the road with flat tires. Chris meets a group of five friends, who intended to camp in the forest, and they decide to leave the couple Francine and Evan on the place, while Chris, Jessie, Carly and her fiancé Scott tries to find some help. They find a weird cabin in the middle of nowhere, where three violent cannibalistic mountain men with the appearance of monsters live. The two couples try to escape from the mountain men while chased by them. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for strong violence and gore, some language and drug use | See all certifications »

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30 May 2003 (USA)  »

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Camino hacia el terror  »

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Budget:

$12,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,161,498 (USA) (30 May 2003)

Gross:

$15,417,771 (USA) (19 September 2003)
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Trivia

Throughout the film, Eliza Dushku is wearing a White shirt with the Albanian two-headed eagle emblem. See more »

Goofs

As Jessie, Chris, Scott, and Carly are shown approaching the house, Jessie's arms are folded/down at her side between shots. See more »

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[first lines]
Rich: Whoo! Whoo-hoo! Oh, yeah!
Halley: Okay, you're great. You got the line?
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There's an additional scene halfway through the end credits, showing the fate of a state trooper who discovers a body in the burned-down cabin. See more »

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Featured in Eliza Dushku: Babe in the Woods (2003) See more »

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The High Cost of Low Living
Written by Scott Nickoley and Jamie Dunlap
Courtesy of MasterSource
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Not a bad waste of time...
29 May 2003 | by (Calgary Canada) – See all my reviews

I went into the screener of WRONG TURN not expecting much. After the film was over, I was pleasantly surprised. The plot has been recycled a few times, but this version of the "kids stranded in the woods" scenario has some good points. We have seen this before in Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and more recently in X-Files Episode "Home". A group of young adults are stranded deep in the woods of West Virginia, and are hunted by a "family of cannibalistic freaks. Wrong Turn is very predictable, and the gore is abundant, but the film is delivered in an in-your-face style, which kept me interested. The acting is on par with most slasher flicks, which is good enough to get the point across. All in all, it was a good waste of a boring thursday evening.

I do want to spoil much, but the tree top chase is very well done. Any fan of the genre might be surprised by Wrong Turn...I was.


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