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Cabin Fever (2002)

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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Jeff Rendell ...
Fake Shemp
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Storyline

The college friends Paul, Karen, Bert, Marcy and Jeff 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 burn the man, who falls in the water reservoir and dies. The whole group, except Karen, makes a pact of drinking only beer along the week without knowing where the dead body is. When Karen drinks tap water and gets the disease, the group begins their journey to hell. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Unsichtbar. Lautlos. Tödlich. (Invisible. Silent. Deadly.) (German DVD) See more »

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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)  »

Also Known As:

A Cabana do Medo  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,633,585, 14 September 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$21,158,188

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,553,394
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This movie had the lowest budget of any Lion's Gate Film released in 2003, ($1.5 million) and was their highest grossing film of 2003 ($22 million box office.) It was also the most profitable horror film released in 2003. Saw (2004), another horror film released by Lionsgate, would beat this film's record the following year in 2004 for highest grossing film over a similar low budget (grossing over $100 million with a budget of $1.2 million). See more »

Goofs

The bedclothes for Marcy and Jeff's bed remains consistent for the duration of the movie, save for the light-colored bed-sheet that appears during the sex scene between Marcy and Paul, that covers Marcy's behind, and then is not seen again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
The Hermit: Hey, boy. Hey, boy. Hey, boy. Unn? C'mon, boy. Hey. Hey. Hey, fella.
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Crazy Credits

The main menu options on the DVD are written on Cerina Vincent's leg. The main menu starts out with her leg covered in shaving cream, and as she shaves it off, the menu options are sequentially revealed underneath. See more »

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It Wasn't Grim
Written by Angelo Badalamenti
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Best movie of T.I.F.F.? I say yes!
19 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film at the Toronto International Film Festival (sept 02), and i was thoroughly impressed - of the 42 movies i saw, this was the best (even better than Bubba Ho-Tep, and i am a HUGE Bruce Campell fan). If you like movies like the Evil Dead trilogy, Last House on the Left, and Texas Chainsaw Massacre, you will love this movie. The acting is surprisingly good for a bunch of nobodies, the story is very well developed (even a few really funny jokes, always good in horror), and the gore is INCREDIBLE! For those of you that miss the extreme gore of the 70s and early 80s, you will not want to miss this film. If you like absurd, black humor, you might also enjoy it a lot. And if you want a change from the standard slasher in the woods as the villain, definitely check this out. I'm predicting this will be the best horror movie of the year.


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