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Cabin Fever (2002)

R  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  12 September 2003 (USA)
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A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.

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An offbeat horror tale about a group of five college friends on vacation at a remote mountain cabin when one contracts a flesh-eating virus. As it spreads among the friends, their true feelings and personalities emerge as they struggle to survive the virus and each other. Written by <samfroz@aol.com>

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Cabin Fever... catch it. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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

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12 September 2003 (USA)  »

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A Cabana do Medo  »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$219,056 (Australia) (5 December 2003)

Gross:

$219,056 (Australia) (5 December 2003)
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Director of Photography Scott Kevan is visible in the rearview mirror in the truck when the kids are driving to the cabin. Director Eli Roth noticed this in the editing room, and kept it in so Scott would be in the movie because he has appeared in all his movies that he had shot. See more »

Goofs

In the quick dog's-eye-view shot of the mad dog attacking Marcy, Marcy is wearing both her sandals, however, this is followed by a blurry wide-shot of the dog savaging Marcy, with one of her sandals in the foreground, many feet away from Marcy. See more »

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The Hermit: Hey, boy. Hey, boy. Hey, boy. Unn? C'mon, boy. Hey. Hey. Hey, fella.
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Better than the average horror movie
16 October 2014 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Better than the average horror movie. Not that this says much.

Mostly formulaic in terms of progression, the main villain is reasonably original. Plus, the side-plots make it a bit more interesting than most.

Ending is reasonably different too.

This all said, it is predictable enough that you feel you've seen it several times before.

The most perplexing thing is how is Eli Roth regarded by some as some kind of horror genius and get to be endorsed by Quentin Tarantino, no less. Cabin Fever is regarded as Roth's best work and, having seen his other stuff, eg Hostel, I agree with this. Yet this is hardly a masterpiece. Odd.


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