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Cabin Fever (2002)

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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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Unsichtbar. Lautlos. Tödlich. (Invisible. Silent. Deadly.) 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  »

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

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 »

Quotes

[first lines]
The Hermit: Hey, boy. Hey, boy. Hey, boy. Unn? C'mon, boy. Hey. Hey. Hey, fella.
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Jeff Rendell ... Fake Shemp See more »

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Written by David Hess & Stephen Chapin
Performed by David Hess
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old school horror revived
20 July 2003 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

the horror scene in the U.S. has been disappointing for the last couple decades, but Eli Roth is trying to change that. Cabin Fever brings us back to how horror movies used to be and it plays as a sort of homage to old school horror. You have the blood, the sex, the naked hot chick, the dumb jock, the cool guy, the awkward dorky guy, his love interest who doesn't notice his obvious interest, and the always popular rednecks with shotguns out to get you in the woods. With all these classic elements present, the movie still manages to put a new spin on things by introducing a flesh-eating virus into the story as well. This is a good movie and hopefully a start to having horror movies made the way they should be.


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