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Donner Pass has a well-known and macabre history - the place where George Donner and his party got stuck in the winter of 1846 and were forced to resort to cannibalism to keep from starving. But what if it wasn't just history?

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dead Mother
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Jed
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Robert
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Reed
Luca Bovelli ...
Boy
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George Donner
Colley Bailey ...
Mike
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Thomas
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Nicole
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Kayley
Desiray Ortiz ...
Waitress
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Carter (as Kevin Kearns)
Andrew Reyes ...
Gullible SUV driver
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Derek
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A.J.
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In 1846, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the area known as Donner Pass, a starving man kills three others to eat their flesh during the winter, but a boy witnesses the murders and flees. In the present days, the teenagers Kayley, her boyfriend Mike, her cousin Nicole and the outcast Thomas travel to the house in Donner Pass of Thomas's parents that are in Europe. Thomas recommends his friends to be careful with the house since his parents do not know that they are spending the weekend there. They learn that the police are hunting down the criminal James Michael Epstein. Out of the blue, the troublemaker boyfriend of Nicole, Derek, comes with his friends Brody, Valerie and A.J. in his SUV to stay with Nicole, despite the protests of Thomas. Soon their beer runs out and Brody drives the SUV to buy some more in the town. Brody goes missing and soon Mike, Kayley and Thomes find his body eaten. Meanwhile Valerie is murdered near the house and the car has flat tires. Who might be the ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for bloody horror violence, language, a sexual assault, nudity and teen drinking | See all certifications »

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15 November 2012 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Cannibal Rising  »

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$800,000 (estimated)
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When they go out to the car to shovel it out from the snow storm, the snow is up past the tires, yet, down the driveway tire tracks can still be seen, as if it barely snowed. See more »

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written by John Vollmerhausen,Ronald Lewis,
Dale England,Robert Hicks,Carl Skidmore Jr.
performed by Roadhead
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Below average slasher movie
27 June 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I just this few nights ago, I most forgot the name of the movie than.

Tell you the truth. I can't remember much from the movie, nothing in this movie stood out at all.

The opening scenes was good and decent semi-long back story at the start about DONNA PASS.

A number of teens going to cabin in the woods during winter and soon then later people start to killed of one by one.

The deaths were mostly of screen but when they are on screen , they so far away.

I found some scenes to really silly and stupid in this movie and the whole plot was predicable.

There is some kind of twist in the movie, you know who killer is from the very start of the movie.

There a little small turn in story about girl turning into what ever she was meant to be.

Well a least acting was Decent from some of the cast!

2 out of 10


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