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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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Terror... In the flesh. 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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Sound mixer John Neff survived the real flesh-eating bacterium, which he contracted in a hospital during minor surgery. It took 13 days of non-stop intensive care medical attention to save his life. Neff maintains the make-up in the film is 100% accurate. See more »

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The main water pipe shown connected to the cabin is much wider than what would actually be used to supply a small cabin. Or even a regular-sized house, for that matter. See more »

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[first lines]
The Hermit: Hey, boy. Hey, boy. Hey, boy. Unn? C'mon, boy. Hey. Hey. Hey, fella.
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Very Gore With Potential of Cult-Movie
10 July 2005 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

The school friends Paul (Rider Strong), Karen (Jordan Ladd), Bert (James DeBello), Marcy (Cerina Vincent) and Jeff (Joey Kern) rent an isolated cabin in the woods to spend a week together. When they arrive, a man contaminated with a weird disease asks for help to them, but they get in panic and kill the man, who drops dead in the water reservoir. The whole group, except Karen, without knowing where the dead body is, makes a pact of drinking only beer along the week. When Karen drinks tap water and gets the disease, the group starts their journey to hell.

"Cabin Fever" is a collection of clichés and parts of horror movies ("Evil Dead", "Outbreak", "The Night of the Living Dead" – the remake, "Braindead" etc.) that works very well. It is a very gore story, with potential of cult-movie. In the cover of the Brazilian DVD, there is a reference to Peter Jackson, who seems to have liked this movie too. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Cabana do Inferno" ("Cabin of the Hell")


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