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Borderland (2007)

On a trip to a Mexican border town, three college friends stumble upon a human-sacrifice cult.

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Three college students, Phil, Ed, and Henry take a road trip into Mexico for a week of drinking and carefree fun only to have Phil find himself a captive of a group of satanic Mexican drug smugglers who kill tourists and whom are looking for a group of new ones to prepare for a sacrifice. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong grisly violence/torture, drug use, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Al límite del terror  »

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Stars Rider Strong and Sean Austin who both had parts in the Cabin Fever movie series. Rider Strong in Cabin Fever and Sean Austin in Cabin Fever:Patient Zero. See more »

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Ed: Hola. Una mas cerveza, por favor.
Valeria: 'Fabor'.
Ed: Pardon?
Valeria: 'Fabor'. the V is pronounced like a B. 'Fabor. Cerbeza'.
Ed: Sorry. My Spanish sucks.
Valeria: At least you can order a beer at a strip club.
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Águila De Aztlan
Written by Francisco Jimenez Garcia, Paul Gonzalez and Ruben Benítez
Performed by Paco
Published by North Port Music, Latino Style Publishing, Pauly Rhythm Music and Rubén Benítez
Courtesy of Alan Ett Music Group
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far exceeded my expectations;thrilling and surprisingly well made
19 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In hindsight, I probably shouldn't have watched Borderland first out of the other 2007 horror fest titles I rented, because this film has set the bar pretty high. The plot concerns a trio of college friends who decide, before they each move on to different schools, to take a last minute trip over the border for some uninhibited debauchery. Things soon turn into a hellish nightmare when they become targets of a violent drug ring/cult. What keeps this from being another Hostel knock off is Borderlands realistic approach to the material (what makes the proceedings even more terrifying is that they are based on actual events). Also, I was impressed by the quality of the film making and especially the acting, which helps add to the realism (look for an actor you might remember from the Lord of the Rings in very convincing, un-hobbit like role). From the nerve shattering, horrific opening to the finale, Borderland is great horror film that gets under your skin. I highly recommend it to those with strong stomachs.


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