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The Hills Have Eyes (2006)

R | | Horror | 10 March 2006 (USA)
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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While celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, a couple are caravanning through the desert with their 3 children, son in law and their baby granddaughter. While the rest of the family agrees there are plenty of better and more appropriate things to do to celebrate an anniversary, they make do with what they have, but things take a turn after a sketchy gas station attendant informs them about a "short cut" that will take them in between a series of hills in the desert. It doesn't take too long before they realise they're not alone and the hills indeed do have eyes. Written by Bianca Hart

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Evil breeds. See more »

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

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10 March 2006 (USA)  »

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Despertar del diablo  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,126,575 (UK) (10 March 2006)

Gross:

$41,777,564 (USA) (16 June 2006)
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Trivia

The service station was called 'Gas Haven' which rhymes with Wes Craven. See more »

Goofs

(at around 55 mins) The fire extinguisher used to attempt to put out the fire on the father is a CO2 (carbon dioxide) type. The man using it was holding on the nozzle, but anyone holding on to a CO2 nozzle would have their hand severely frozen and stuck to the nozzle. See more »

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Gas Station Attendant: Ruby, is that you?
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Referenced in Veronica Mars: President Evil (2006) See more »

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My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
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Performed by Ted Levine and Kathleen Quinlan
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Don't watch it right before bed!
7 August 2006 | by (New Hampshire) – See all my reviews

My husband did not make it past the first hour of this movie. I had to watch the rest alone. It is psychologically terrifying...one of those movies that takes hold of you, makes you scream at the screen, and leaves you with a disturbed feeling for hours after the final credits roll. There was nothing profound about the premise, and nothing Oscar-worthy about the acting, but it was an all-around great horror film. The special effects were good...lots of gore and violence. It's suspenseful, dark, and is guaranteed to leave you with a creepy feeling that won't let you go to sleep right after watching it. I watched three hours of SEINFELD reruns, and had nightmares anyway. That's the way it should be! ;)


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