A group of people staying in England discover that there are brutal cannibals in their midst.

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Gregory Mandry
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Sara Dylan ... Lorrie
Rachel Mitchem Rachel Mitchem ... Jill
Oliver Squires Oliver Squires ... Matt (as Oliver Lee Squires)
Nigel Croft-Adams Nigel Croft-Adams ... Jack
Julia Vandoorne Julia Vandoorne ... Hannah
Hiram Bleetman Hiram Bleetman ... Ed
Carrie Cohen ... Mrs. Obadiah
Jennifer Wren Jennifer Wren ... Amy
Gary Faulkner Gary Faulkner ... The Slaughterman
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Six friends holiday in the heart of the English countryside. The holiday turns into a culinary nightmare when they discover that their hosts are a sadistic family of cannibals set on turning their guests into their next meal! Written by Anon

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Nice to have your friends for dinner...

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Aw Hell "Gnaw"
18 September 2009 | by lovecraft231See all my reviews

Six dumb, stereotypical friends go to the English Countryside for some drinking, sex and other activities. So, what's with the old lady and all the meat they've been getting? Oh, and look out for a bloodthirsty cannibal with a sheep skin covered mask.

"Eden Log", I congratulate you: you are no longer the worst horror flick I've seen this year. A poor attempt at doing a gory, tongue in cheek cannibal/slasher flick, "Gnaw" is a film that desperately wants to be a British answer to the "Wrong Turn" and "Hostel" films, as well as a British "Texas Chainsaw Massacre." That's fine and all, except it lacks the fun 70's/80's horror throwback aspect of the "Wrong Turn" flicks, as well as the Black Humor and Social Commentary of the "Hostel" movies and the choking atmosphere and claustrophobia of "Chainsaw." Hell, there's already a British answer to "Chainsaw"-it's called "Raw Meat", and it's much better than this movie.

It also doesn't help that everything else falls flat. The Black Humor of the film is neither clever or interesting, while the attempts at more serious, dramatic moments are laughable at best. Plus, while there's plenty of gore, it's all so lethargic and monotonous-there's no energy to any of the violence or viscera on display, and it's a bore to sit through. Add to an twist so predictable it would be insulting to call it a twist, as well as an annoying score and poor acting, and you get a really bad horror flick that borders on unwatchable.

On the plus side, at least the killer has a unique mask. In the end though, "Gnaw" isn't worth your time or consideration. For a better British Slasher flick, see Christopher Smith's movies "Creep" and the satirical "Severance" instead of this. For a better British Cannibal flick, see the aforementioned "Raw Meat" instead of this. Trust me, you're better off doing that.


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31 October 2009 (USA) See more »

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Anthropophagie See more »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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