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Eden Lake (2008)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  12 September 2008 (UK)
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Refusing to let anything spoil their romantic weekend break, a young couple confront a gang of loutish youths with terrifyingly brutal consequences.

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Nursery teacher Jenny and her boyfriend Steve, escape for a romantic weekend away. Steve, planning to propose, has found an idyllic setting: a remote lake enclosed by woodlands and seemingly deserted. The couple's peace is shattered when a gang of obnoxious kids encircles their campsite. Reveling in provoking the adults, the gang steals the couple's belongings and vandalizes their car leaving them completely stranded. When Steve confronts them, tempers flare and he suffers a shocking and violent attack. Fleeing for help, Jenny is subject to a brutal and relentless game of cat-and-mouse as she desperately tries to evade her young pursuers and find her way out of the woods. Written by Pathe International

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A weekend by the lake, with views to die for. See more »

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Rated R for strong brutal violence, pervasive language, some nudity and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£192,027 (UK) (12 September 2008)

Gross:

$5,824 (USA) (31 October 2008)
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When Jenny stares into the mirror before attacking and killing Cooper you can just make out etched onto the mirror of the old park information board: "Who Is Mother Nature's Most Dangerous Enemy?". See more »

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Throughout the movie the amount of blood and dirt on Jenny and Steve can change instantly. An example is when Jenny and Steve are hiding underneath the wooden hut (in the lake.) In one shot Steve's chin dips into the lake and this causes his chin to become mostly clean from dried blood and dirt. But in the next shot all the dried blood and dirt is suddenly back covering his entire face. See more »

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Brett: Follow the blood!
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An aggravating, sometimes appalling series of events that ends in tragedy
11 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was such trash that for the first time in my life I've decided to contribute a review. This film's plot displays some of the worst qualities that humans possess without offering any substantial sense of redemption.The actors were convincing and the production quality was as good as any contemporary film...But as far as entertainment goes, if I wanted to feel this way, I could have just read the newspaper or watched the news. I was so angry at the end that I had to take a long shower, followed by silently cursing all those involved in the making of this tragedy while chain smoking several cigarettes. In my opinion, this movie makes a great case for censorship.


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