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A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants.

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The plot follows a family of four who have been evicted from their home due to the economy, and are paid a visit by the same three strangers from the first film. It is not known whether the... See full summary »

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After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple find themselves in a violent struggle, in which they go beyond what either of them thought capable in order to survive. Written by Anonymous

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fear | desolate | invasion | woods | stranger | See more »

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Rated R for violence/terror and language | See all certifications »

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30 May 2008 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,250,624 (UK) (29 August 2008)

Gross:

£4,025,916 (UK) (19 September 2008)
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The film makers tried to design the house as one that "your brother could have lived in, that you could have grown up in" in order to make the audience feel more attached to the film. See more »

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After Kristen injures her ankle, she limps in the house, then walks perfectly. Immediately after, she limps again. See more »

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Narrator: What you are about to see is inspired by true events. According to the FBI, there are an estimated 1.4 million violent crimes in America each year. On the night of February 11, 2005, Kristen McKay and James Hoyt left a friend's wedding reception and returned to the Hoyt family's summer home. The brutal events that took place there are still not entirely known.
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The Suckers
5 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

That's the title for everyone that paid money to see this...umm crap! Oh my god, I love horror but I wasted a hour and half of my life watching this mess. I have to say the best part of this movie was when I had to get up and pee. I can not believe anyone would accept this as any sort of art or film making. I will sum it up right now for you; the whole movie was one very long death seen from Friday the 13th. Half way through the movie....umm no not half way 15 min. into the movie I was saying, "Jason please come to my rescue and kill these Bi^^hes!"Sorry for everyone that enjoyed this "movie" but ya'll really need to get out more. There are much better horror films out there. And before anyone says it, opions are like a$$holes everyone has one. Mine is getting wiped with this DVD.


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