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Cabin Fever -- 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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Director:
Writers:
Eli Roth (written by) and
Randy Pearlstein (written by) ...
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Release Date:
12 September 2003 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Unsichtbar. Lautlos. Tödlich. (Invisible. Silent. Deadly.) See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
5 wins & 8 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
I Honestly think the Hype Killed this Film. See more (757 total) »

Cast

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Rider Strong ... Paul

Jordan Ladd ... Karen

James DeBello ... Bert

Cerina Vincent ... Marcy

Joey Kern ... Jeff

Arie Verveen ... Henry (The Hermit)

Robert Harris ... Old Man Cadwell
Hal Courtney ... Tommy
Matthew Helms ... Dennis
Richard Boone ... Fenster

Tim Parati ... Andy
Dalton McGuire ... Lemonade Boy
Jana Farmer ... Lemonade Girl

Dante Walker ... Shemp
Jeff Rendell ... Fake Shemp
Brandon Johnson ... Ray Shawn
Charee Cuthrell ... Cadwell's Crush (as Cherie Rodgers)
Bill Terrell ... Happy Wednesday Band
Richard Terrell ... Happy Wednesday Band
Jeff Evans ... Happy Wednesday Band
Mike Hill ... Happy Wednesday Band
J.K. Godbold ... Happy Wednesday Band

Giuseppe Andrews ... Deputy Winston

Richard Fullerton ... The Sheriff
Phil Fox ... Evil Deputy
Gabriel Roth ... Shooter #1
Donald Lee Hall Jr. ... Shooter #2
Jeremy A. Metcalf ... Shooter #3

Christine Renee Ward ... The Hog Lady (as Christy Ward)

Michael Harding ... Shotgun Casey
Julie Childress ... Beautiful Wife

Eli Roth ... Justin / Grim (as David Kaufbird)
Rock ... Dr. Mambo

Noah Belson ... Guitar Man
Doug McDermott ... Harmonica Man
Matt Cappiello ... Troubadour
Jessica Masserman ... Winston's Date
Paige Hunter ... Underage Girl
Gino Vincent ... Cerina's Brother

Shiloh Strong ... Rider's Brother

Darcy Martin ... Shiloh's Girlfriend (as Darcy Jo Martin)
Jay Aaseng ... Sir Chug-a-Lot
Matt Schwarz ... The Bad Influence (as Matthew Schwarz)
Jessica Elder ... Cat Hat Girl (as Jessica Shortkoff)
Mark Morse ... Shocked Guy
Heather Simmons ... Shocked Girl

Dean Masserman ... Mr. Mom / The Victim
Sam Froelich ... Doctor #1
Tom Terrell ... Doctor #2
Anonymous ... The Bunny Man (as We will never tell)
Evan Astrowsky ... Helpless Bystander
Mark Schwarz ... Hospital Attendant
Shana Schwarz ... Hospital Hottie

Joe Adams ... Killer

Adam J. Roth ... The Happy Bald Guy (as Adam Roth)
Jeffrey D. Hoffman ... The Victim (as Jeff Hoffman)
John Neff ... The Victim
Nancy Neff ... The Victim
Michael Reardon ... The Victim
Glenn Weisberger ... The Victim
Roy T. Wood ... The Victim (as Roy Wood)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Timothy Matson ... Evil Deputy #2 (uncredited)
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Directed by
Eli Roth 
 
Writing credits
Eli Roth (written by) and
Randy Pearlstein (written by)

Eli Roth (story)

Produced by
Evan Astrowsky .... producer
Sam Froelich .... producer
Jeffrey D. Hoffman .... co-executive producer
Susan Jackson .... executive producer
Lauren Moews .... producer
Eli Roth .... producer
 
Original Music by
Angelo Badalamenti 
Nathan Barr 
 
Cinematography by
Scott Kevan 
 
Film Editing by
Ryan Folsey 
 
Casting by
Joe Adams 
Mitzi Corrigan 
Ayo Davis 
Paige Johnson 
Lisa Marks 
 
Production Design by
Franco-Giacomo Carbone 
 
Costume Design by
Paloma Soledad 
 
Makeup Department
Jessica Elder .... makeup artist
Joan Shay .... hair department head
 
Production Management
Claudia Carey .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Max Berryhill .... first assistant director: second unit (as M.C. 'Max' Berryhill)
Max Berryhill .... second assistant director (as M.C. 'Max' Berryhill)
Susan DeWeese .... first assistant director
Susan McGuire .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Tommy Estridge .... assistant property master
William S. Lake .... carpenter (as Bill Lake)
Richard A. Mazzochi .... property master
Charles B. Walker .... assistant set dresser
 
Sound Department
Pembrooke Andrews .... sound editor
Bruce Barris .... sound re-recording mixer
Brian Best .... supervising sound editor
Jeffree Bloomer .... sound mixer
Lance Brown .... sound re-recording mixer
Timothy A. Carpenter .... foley mixer
Timothy A. Carpenter .... sound re-recording mixer
William Cawley .... sound effects editor
Brion Condon .... boom operator: Los Angeles
David P. Earle .... sound effects editor
Frederick Howard .... foley supervisor
Steve Mann .... sound effects editor
Marc Meyer .... sound effects editor
Shelley Roden .... foley artist (as Shelley Smith)
Scott Solan .... boom operator
Joseph Tsai .... sound effects editor
Steve Weiss .... sound mixer: Los Angeles
Aaron Wilcox .... facilities management
Aaron Wilcox .... re-recording projectionist
J. Aloysius Flanagan III .... assistant sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Howard Berger .... special makeup effects supervisor
Chiz Hasegawa .... coordinator: KNB EFX Group
Garrett Immel .... key special makeup effects artist and set supervisor
Robert Kurtzman .... special makeup effects supervisor
Greg Nicotero .... special makeup effects supervisor (as Gregory Nicotero)
Scott Patton .... sculptor
Alan Tuskes .... special makeup effects crew
 
Visual Effects by
Steven Emmert .... optical compositor: THDX
Scott Grossman .... poster design
Scott Grossman .... title design
Erick Schiele .... poster design
Erick Schiele .... title design
Jan S. Owen .... visual effects producer: Pacific Title (uncredited)
 
Stunts
John Copeman .... stunt coordinator
Dino Muccio .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robin Acutt .... gaffer
Casey Alicino .... key grip
Raymond Benthall .... set electrician
Nathan Crum .... camera loader
Julie Donovan .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Bryan G. Haigh .... second assistant camera
C. David Jones .... grip
Eric Leach .... director of photography: second unit
Michael Lowrance .... electrician
Dominic Mainl .... first assistant camera
Jeff Miller .... best boy grip
Gannon Murphy .... gaffer
Benjamin Root .... jib operator
Derek E. Tindall .... best boy electric
David Troutman .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Jordan Beswick .... additional casting
Mitzi Corrigan .... casting: North Carolina
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Juli Trotter .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Jennie Blackwood .... post-production coordinator
Erica Mireles Folsey .... assistant editor (as Erica Acevedo)
Harry Muller .... color timer
Kelly Reese .... telecine colorist: high definition
Chris Regan .... color timer
 
Music Department
Michael Farrow .... music scoring mixer
Christine H. Luethje .... music editor
Brian Richards .... music editor
Mark Skillingberg .... assistant music editor
 
Transportation Department
Paul Feddersen .... transportation coordinator: Los Angeles
D.J. Hall .... transportation co-captain
Hugo Ocana .... driver
Colleen Rea .... driver: Los Angeles
Lew Strong .... driver
 
Other crew
Jennie Blackwood .... assistant accountant
Peter Block .... acquisitions executive
Barry L. Caldwell .... script supervisor
Sam Childs .... production accountant
Crystal Connell .... craft service
Andrew Daniel .... production assistant
Chantelle Grady .... production secretary
Michael Hayworth .... production assistant
David Roberson .... publicity consultant
Pascual Romero .... promotional consultant
Gabriel Roth .... documentarian
Barbara Rushworth .... assistant to producer
Lindsay Vivian .... production assistant
Mark Garbett .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Angelo Badalamenti .... very special thanks
Peter Belsito .... special thanks: consultant
George Folsey Jr. .... very special thanks
Michael Hassan .... very special thanks
Rich Hassan .... very special thanks
David Lynch .... very special thanks
Lisa Marks .... the producers wish to thank
Jenny McShane .... thanks
Michael Rosenbaum .... special thanks
Andy Sawyer .... very special thanks
Darren Thomas .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong violence and gore, sexuality, language and brief drug use
Runtime:
93 min | 98 min (unrated director's cut)
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
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 »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: When the camera follows the water line from the dead hermit's body in the reservoir to the cabin, a small shrub bends over (seemingly) all by itself. Obviously it has been run down by the camera.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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Movie Connections:
References Mother's Day (1980)See more »
Soundtrack:
Walkin', Workin', Lovin', Laughin'See more »

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112 out of 156 people found the following review useful.
I Honestly think the Hype Killed this Film., 18 October 2005
Author: sunset-at-night from New York

Before Cabin Fever came out.. the word in the horror world was that Cabin Fever is one of the most gruesome, bloodiest, scariest, funniest, craziest horror movie ever. So when it opened in theaters, everyone's expectation was sky high ..even mine. Yes, I was kind of disappointed with Cabin Fever because it was hyped so much. I mean you had Peter Jackson the director of Lord of the Rings saying in the trailer this is one of best horror movie he's ever seen. Now if I did not go in with such huge expectations, I could had enjoyed it for what it was. I really started enjoying Cabin Fever once it started playing on cable. Every time it comes on I watch it and I begin to love this film a lot more.

Cabin Fever is directed by up and comer Eli Roth. He's a guy that loves horror films and mentioned in several articles this movie pay homage to his favorites like Evil Dead.

Cabin Fever is about 5 college kids who had just finish test finals and are enjoying some relaxation and fun in a cabin in the woods but the fun is cut short when they learn a flesh eating bacteria disease is around. The main character Paul is played by Boy Meets World actor Rider Strong. Rider was surprisingly good in this movie and Paul is the character you root for the most to not get the disease.

The movie is funny. The funniest movie ever? Hell no! This movie is scary. The scariest movie ever? Hell no! This movie is bloody. The bloodiest? Hell no! So I'm finally enjoying the movie for what it's worth and it is and has a potential to end up being a horror movie classic. There are tons of films that people hated when it first came out and then come to love it semi years later. Cabin Fever I believe is one of them.

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