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The Hills Have Eyes (2006)

 -  Horror | Thriller  -  10 March 2006 (USA)
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A suburban American family is being stalked by a group of psychotic people who live in the desert, far away from civilization.

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Wes Craven produces this remake of his 1977 classic of the same name, about the Carters, an idyllic American family travelling through the great American southwest. But their trip takes a detour into an area closed off from the public, but more importantly from society. An area originally used by the U.S. Government for nuclear testing that was intended to be empty...or so they thought? When the Carter's car breaks down at the old site, they're stranded...or are they? As the Carters may soon realize that what seemed like a car casually breaking down, might actually be a trap. This trap might be perpetrated by the inhabitants of the site who aren't pulling a prank, but are out to set up a gruesome massacre. Written by mystic80

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The lucky ones die first.

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Rated R for strong gruesome violence and terror throughout, and for language | See all certifications »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$102,147 (Brazil) (28 July 2006)

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$102,147 (Brazil) (28 July 2006)
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Not bad , but still prefer the original by a mile
18 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

What made early Wes Craven movies so special were these eary and daunting atmospheres he was so good in creating ; And this is what Hills Have Eyes 2006 totally lacked. Firstly the music through out the movie was awful and totally cliché and unfortunately diminished any depth that HHE was trying to show. I did like the nuclear mutant idea , but then seeing them reminded me on how the original HHE villains had way more presence on the screen and they had no make up !!

Now I did like the actors , they played their respective roles well The effects were good + I did like how they twisted the original script and added some new ideas instead a complete knock off of the original So my final word not a bad movie , but lacked atmosphere/suspense , which is so important in horror/slasher movies , shame !


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