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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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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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:

$8,633,585 (USA) (12 September 2003)

Gross:

$21,156,247 (USA) (28 November 2003)
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The original release had a brief mention at the end by the authorities about "finding a dead body in the basement", with no explanation to the audience about who they were talking about. This refers to a deleted scene where Paul throws one of the dying rednecks who were trying to kill him in to the cabins previously unseen basement. See more »

Goofs

Through the course of the movie it is established that the door to the immediate left of the bathroom is Marcy and Jeff's bedroom. During the sex scene between Marcy and Paul this bedroom is well lit, but in a wide shot of Paul entering the bathroom immediately afterwards, we see that the room is in darkness. 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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Gabriel Roth ... Hospital Escourt See more »


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Volatile Velvet
Written by Jesse Hess
Performed by Noah's Rock Stars
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What a waste of time and money...
31 October 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I purchased Cabin Fever whilst looking for a scary movie for me and my girlfriend to watch on Halloween, she scares easily so I wanted something terrifying and spine chilling, before I went shopping I searched for the best horror films and Cabin Fever kept coming up, so I thought "hey it must be good" how stupid and naive I was, this film is just terrible and not in the good horror way, the acting, the fakeness of the blood, the acting, the poor poor Lake Placid 2-3 like special effects, oh god the cringe worthy horrible shallow embarrassing fake acting.

DON'T BELIEVE THE HYPE SURROUNDING THIS FILM IT'S A TRICK! THE FILM IS AN UTTER MESS! IF YOU WANT A SCARY FILM GO ELSEWHERE BECAUSE THIS WILL JUST FRUSTRATE AND ANNOY YOU!


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