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The story of six people caught in the unusual (except in horror films) predicament of being stranded in a deserted fishing lodge with a host of alien-infected, mutant amoeba-controlled zombies at their doorstep. | Full synopsis »
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Joshua Benton ... Clarence Singer
Sarah Grant Brendecke ... Sherry Morgan

David Crane ... Bob Jules

Andy Forrest ... Reverend Farnsworth

Alexandra Goodman ... Interviewer

Chad Guerrero ... Deputy Jimmy Ray

Elizabeth Lambert ... Candy
Greg Lewolt ... Deputy Jimmy Bob
Tess McVicker ... Ranger Sydney
Dennis Michael Tenney ... Bill
Cristina Tiberia ... Amy Smoots

Michelle Tomlinson ... Claudia Bush
Jim Wynorski ... Sheriff Bodine

Matt Zemlin ... Angler (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Kevin Tenney 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Dale Gelineau 

Produced by
Daren E. Baleme .... associate producer
Lisa Baleme .... associate producer
Daniel Duncan .... producer
Greg McKay .... executive producer
Ed Santiago .... associate producer
Dennis Michael Tenney .... producer
Kevin Tenney .... producer
Original Music by
Dennis Michael Tenney 
Cinematography by
Patrick McGowan 
Alex Simon 
Film Editing by
William Daniels 
Casting by
Jessica McVay 
Production Design by
Javiera Varas 
Art Direction by
Adan Puffelis 
Set Decoration by
Emily Dawson 
Costume Design by
Penny Mackie 
Makeup Department
Candace Bachara .... key makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Lands .... second unit director
Ethan Shrier .... first assistant director
Art Department
Jeff Errico .... tattoo artist
W. Scott Milbrandt .... property master
Sound Department
Larry Benjamin .... re-recording mixer
Tim Forrest .... production sound mixer
Mark Friedgen .... supervising sound editor
Matt McGowin .... boom operator (as Matthew McGowan)
Special Effects by
Gabriel Bartalos .... special effects makeup
Christopher Dooly .... special effects makeup
Andrew Durbin .... special photographic effects
Chad Guerrero .... stunt coordinator
Timothy Hampton .... stunt safety
Jonas Navickas .... stunt driver
Camera and Electrical Department
Team Bashet .... key grip
Halsey D. Corbin .... best boy electric (as Halsey D. 'Pigpen' Corbin)
Jeremy Kerr .... gaffer
Greg Lewolt .... cinematographer: second unit
Brandon Musselman .... grip
J.C. Spike Osorio .... assistant chief lighting technician
Nichole Saldivar .... electrician
Joseph Segura .... electrician
Nick Sogard .... best boy grip
Bryan Sprow .... grip
Jessica Walker .... best boy grip
Andrea Warner .... assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lisa Russey .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Paul C. Nesmith .... on-line editor
Faust Pierfederici .... colorist
Location Management
Denise Skinner .... location manager
Other crew
Stephanie Emerson .... script supervisor
Lori Gurin .... pa.
Nicole Miller .... assistant to executive producer
Jonas Navickas .... key set production assistant
Zoey Watson .... production assistant
Sandra Yan .... assistant to producer
Aimee C. Carr .... special thanks: production staff
Sam Eigen .... special thanks
Brandon Paine .... special thanks
Brian Sweet .... special thanks

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USA:95 min
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Tess McVicker was also considered for the role of Sherry Morgan.See more »
Clarence Singer:They're unarmed, Bob.
Reverend Farnsworth:That's not true! We're wearing the armour of faith and wielding the sword of righteousness!
Clarence Singer:Do you? Well, get back to me when you've got the Holy Hand Grenade.
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Really enjoyable if slightly flawed, 3 February 2017
Author: GL84 from Los Angeles, Ca

When a meteorite lands in a small-town, several unrelated residents find themselves forced together in a small, remote cabin in the woods as they are beset by a swarm of zombies raised through a vicious brain-eating parasite and must try to find a way to get to safety.

This one wasn't all that bad and had a lot to really like here. One of the more enjoyable aspects here is the way this one builds the mundane lifestyle out of the small-town residents here who stumble upon each other while waiting around for the zombies to arrive. The interconnecting story lines, from the prisoners escaping and coming upon the cabin, the lost campers and the stranded travelers who all manage to arrive at the cabin which is what leads this one into the hostage situation as well as the later fun once they find themselves confronted by the zombies. The first encounter, when they're confronted by the ranger who gets attacked by the creatures, sets this one off nicely as they continuously get into stellar confrontations with the creature there as well as the battles for control within the cabin as everything crumbles down into the different groups fighting off the zombies. With several creatures coming after them and forcing some rather interesting and fully brutal confrontations as the creatures continually come after the group trapped inside which makes this one quite the appealing and intriguing offering. With the big final brawl taking place with the main zombie left alive as well as the squealing parasite left behind from the earlier attacks together at once, there's some really frantic action delivered here which sets up the thrilling finish in the basement where there are some brutal action and fine brawling to give this some really enjoyable times here, as well as finishing this on a great note. Given all the great action here with the zombies in the final half, this one has the appropriate showcase utilized throughout here for the great zombie make-up and gore throughout here, with the creatures' abilities to actual kill in different fashions than just ripping people to pieces resulting in utterly graphic kills committed here by both the zombies and against them, and since there's plenty of great makeup work featured here it has plenty of great points throughout here. Coupled with the fine nudity and a great helping of comedic one-liners unleashed, there's quite a lot to like here which holds it up over the few flaws to be found here. The biggest issue is the fact that there's just nothing about this one that gives the zombies any kind of motive for being here, given that there's just nothing here about why they're here or what they're purpose is. It's attempted in the finale, but it's just not all that well handled and is even tossed aside when it's proved that there's something else going on as it just ignores that potential explanation and is never even brought up here. That does make their behavior somewhat questionable in being able to run around and formulate plans instead of just mindlessly swarming others, and while it still retains the headshot there's little else here about their behavior that leaves this as commonplace. The only other flaw is the slow beginning to get this one going, with the zombies not arriving until around the halfway point of the first half just being the group arriving in their own story lines, letting this one take a while to get to the good stuff. These here are all that lets this one down.

Rated R: Graphic Violence, Graphic Language and Full Nudity.

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