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Turistas (2006)

A group of young backpackers' vacation turns sour when a bus accident leaves them marooned in a remote Brazilian rural area that holds an ominous secret.

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Kiko
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While traveling on vacation through the country of Northeastern of Brazil by bus, the American Alex Trubituan, his sister Bea Tribituan and their friend Amy Harrington meet the also foreigners Pru Stagler, Finn Davies and Liam Kuller after an accident with their bus. They follow a track through the woods and find a hidden paradisiacal beach. They decide to stay in the place drinking beer and dancing funk and parting with the locals and they meet the amicable Brazilian teenager Kiko. They are drugged with "Boa Noite, Cinderela" (Ruffies, literal translation: "Good Night, Cinderella" - a trick used by smalltime crooks to steal naive people) and when they wake up, they are practically naked, with all their belongings, clothes, money, jewels, passports, backpacks etc. stolen. They walk to a small village trying to find a police station, they get into trouble with the dwellers and they are helped by their acquaintance Kiko, who leads them to his uncle's isolated well-equipped cabin in the ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for strong graphic violence and disturbing content, sexuality, nudity, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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1 December 2006 (USA)  »

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Paradise Lost  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,582,554 (USA) (3 December 2006)

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$7,025,803 (USA) (21 January 2007)
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The people seen in the passport photos in the opening credits montage are all employees of the film company 2929. See more »

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In the scene where the group arrives at the house and Alex is snooping around, Alex attempts to open some locked glass doors from the outside. As he peers in, a brief reflection of a boom mic can be seen just above his head. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Bea Trubituan: [careening recklessly through the countryside in a bus] Are you having fun?
Alex Trubituan: Am I the only one having a problem with this?
Bea Trubituan: I don't know, I guess I'm used to it.
Alex Trubituan: I just keep thinking about how far we must be from a hospital. You know, with doctors who operate instead of amputate?
Bea Trubituan: So dramatic.
Alex Trubituan: [grinding sounds] Would you slow the fuck down!
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Vai Vendo (Album Version)
Written by Marcelo D.2. (as Marcelo D2) & Mario Caldato Jr. (as Mário Caldato)
Performed by Marcelo D.2. (as Marcelo D2)
Courtesy of Mr. Bongo Records & Sony BMG Brazil
By Arrangement with Big Sounds International
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good horror flick
30 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Watched it last night, with pretty much no great expectations of it. Maybe a scare or too, but I really was expecting poor acting. Yet, to my surprise the movie holds its own very nicely. Good acting by all, the girls were cute, with some decent nudity as well, which always adds a little to a good horror flick. The best thing about this movie was its ability to use Paranoia. Not necessarily the Hitchcock form, but still for a big budget horror movie, its vibe and atmosphere is very solid. I found myself being a little scared, for no apparent reason, which is a good thing for a horror/slasher to do. overall, good movie, good young acting, great scares, and just a cool movie to chill and watch with some friends. check it out.


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