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Three sisters and a group of their friends take a trip to the home of the recently deceased grandfather -- who died a particularly grisly death -- to learn more about the promise of an inheritance, only to encounter a family of psychos who have taken up residence in the old man's cabin.

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Bill Welsh (as Alex Quinn)
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Ben Graham (as Jim Devoti)
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Amy Leigh
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Sheriff Chuck Lake
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Gloria Lake
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Willard Lake / Grandpa
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Abel Lake
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Kane Lake
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John Lake
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Tanya Holt (as Malea Richardson)
Kenn Woodard ...
Priest
Lydia Hyslop ...
Doomed Teenager #1
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The Lake sisters - Brielle, Kelly and their step-sister Samantha - receive a surprising inheritance from their unknown grandfather that has just died. Brielle and Kelly join a group of friends and travel in a RV to visit the Lake Motel and decide what to do with the property. Sooner they finds that their unknown relatives are deranged psychos. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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lake | motel | inbreeding | rape | tied feet | See more »

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Beneath the calmest surface lies the deepest nightmare See more »

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Rated R for strong violence/gore, a rape scene, language, some sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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11 July 2008 (Australia)  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Did no one else notice the hotel at the end is the same set used for the movie Motel Hell? Go look that's it! It's the same set more than likely the same area as well. See more »

Goofs

Both Kane and Able's heads are bashed in until they die, but at the end we see one of them limping up to the motel with some stuff wrong with his face, but they were both dead due to head trauma - there was nothing wrong with their legs. See more »

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Lake Dreadful
18 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Three sisters, upon learning that their Grandfather that they never knew has recently died and left them a motel, decide to take a road trip with some friends to the property not knowing that some deviant lunatics are awaiting them there.

Imagine "The Hills have Eyes" and "Texas Chainsaw Massacre". Now imagine if those films had no wit, no finesse, and were deathly boring. OK now you have a good idea what to expect if you're forced to endure this crappy little film. Easily one of the worst of the second crop of "8 films to die for" that I've seen thus far (I've seen 4 of them including this)

Eye Candy: Malea Richardson provides the T&A

My Grade: D-


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