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Wind Chill (2007)

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Two college students share a ride home for the holidays, but when they break down on a deserted stretch of road, they are preyed upon by the ghosts of people who have died there.

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A couple of college students known only as the Girl and the Guy are traveling home to Delaware the day before Christmas Eve. They're on a frozen road that the Guy is convinced is a scenic short-cut. In the middle of nowhere in below freezing conditions they are run off the road by a hit and runner. They soon realize they're caught in a supernatural bubble where a crime from 1953 is doomed to repeat itself, year after year threatening new victims. The Guy attempts to walk back to the last petrol station but his wounds from the crash are worse than he let on. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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A Road Many Have Traveled ... But Few Escape See more »

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for some violence and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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3 August 2007 (UK)  »

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Escalofrío  »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,146, 29 April 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$20,146, 29 April 2007
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Neither of the two main characters have names in the movie See more »

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The outside temperature is below zero but their breath (water vapor) is never seen. See more »

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Guy: [gives Girl a dirty look after she just gets off the phone]
Girl: What?
Guy: If I have to drive, you have to talk to me.
Girl: What, I'm the in flight entertainment?
Guy: That's how this ride sharing thing works, okay? Division of labor. We split everything 50/50
Girl: Oh, well, I got news for you, I don't get much more entertaining then when I'm on the phone.
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Featured in A Frozen Set: The Making of 'Wind Chill' (2007) See more »

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The view from www.georgevader.co.uk (drunken movie ramblings)
22 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

It's a few days before the Christmas holidays when two (unnamed) students share a ride home.After taking a "short-cut" they have a serious accident and find themselves stranded in nowheresville', in the middle of a cold snap and miles from the nearest town, then the 'problems' really begin....

I have to admit I'd heard nothing about this film, in fact I'd never even heard of the title, but it proved to be a bit of a revelation.The two leads Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada) and Ashton Holmes (A History Of Violence) are both very good actors and both put in good performances.The film is well paced, not letting you know too much too soon, it's a very eerie looking movie, the the darkness of the night brilliantly contrasting with the glistening snow, reminiscent of the classic "The Shining".

In an age of shock horror which has become rife in Hollywood over the past decade it nice to see a good old fashioned horror film in the fashion of say John Carpenters "The Fog" or even Peter Jackson's "The Frighteners" which it had elements that were very similar too.

A fine intelligent psychological horror film.


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