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A thriller centered on a young woman and her autistic little brother who are trapped in a house with a ravenous tiger during a hurricane.

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In Montgomery County, Kelly Taylor is ready to go to college and takes her autistic brother, Tom, to a specialized institution. However, the bank informs her that she does not have sufficient funds in her account to honor her check. Her stepfather, Johnny Gaveneau, withdrew the money from her account the day before. When Kelly arrives home, Johnny reveals that he used the money to buy a tiger for his 'safari show' project. In addition he has the house reinforced, in order to protect it from hurricanes, so all the windows and external doors are covered with wood. When Kelly awakes, she finds that the starving tiger is inside the house and Tom and she are trapped with the ravenous animal. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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His feeding. Your frenzy.

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for terror/violence and some language | See all certifications »

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2 May 2012 (Bahrain)  »

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The title is a reference to the William Blake poem 'The Tyger' published in 1794 See more »

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Howie: Never touch the cage.
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References Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) See more »

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Eat a Bear
Written and Performed by Kevin Wright and Eric Wright
Published by Kevin Wright and Eric Wright
Courtesy of Kevin Wright and Eric Wright
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This is a real thriller!
21 September 2010 | by (Toronto, Ontario) – See all my reviews

Wow...finally...a movie that actually thrills.

Set in predominately one location, and with a minimal cast, this is one of the best examples at making not only a movie, but also making it entertaining and thrilling, captivating and memorable.

Scary from many aspects, the writers, actors, director and all involved did a spectacular film in developing what I can only state as a real thriller.

Out of all the thrillers and horror movies I've seen...this is possibly in the top 3 and with a small budget while always ensuring suspense and tension.

Awesome


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