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Cabin by the Lake (2000)

A screenwriter, who lives in a cabin by the lake near Los Angeles, drowns young women, then goes back to visit their bodies and do their laundry.

Director:

Po-Chih Leong (as Po Chih Leong)

Writer:

David Stephens (as C. David Stephens)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Judd Nelson ... Stanley
Hedy Burress ... Mallory
Michael Weatherly ... Boone
Susan Gibney ... Regan
Bernie Coulson ... Duncan
Colleen Wheeler ... Lauren
Cam Cronin Cam Cronin ... Clayton
Bob Dawson Bob Dawson ... Sheriff
G. Patrick Currie G. Patrick Currie ... Logan
John Destry John Destry ... Melvin
Guy Jellis Guy Jellis ... Deputy
Rebecca Reichert ... Babette
Marnie Alton ... Brooke
Jennifer Carmichael ... Tiffany
Barbara Pollard Barbara Pollard ... Hotel Manager
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Storyline

A screenwriter does research for his new script by actually kidnapping and drowning young girls. He then places them in his "garden" of other dead girls coming back daily to check on them. One girl narrowly escapes and the other bodies are found leading to an ingenious plot to try and capture the killer. Written by Shari-2

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Stanley is on a deadline. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some terror/violence | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 2000 (USA) See more »

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Cabin by the Lake See more »

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Color
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Trivia

Filmed in 32 days. See more »

Goofs

When Mallory & Regan are thrown from the boat with their hands tied behind them, you can clearly see Regan put her hand out to steady herself as she "jumps in". See more »

Quotes

Stanley: My dogs! I wonder if they're alright? Whoa!
[pushes woman into the back of his van]
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Connections

References Intensity (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Cure
Written by Frankie Blue
Performed by Angela McCluskey & Wild Colonials (as The Wild Colonials)
Courtesy of Studios USA (BMI)
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Good made for tv movie!
2 February 2000 | by Shari-2See all my reviews

One of the better made for tv movies I've ever seen. Nelson gives a nice creepy performance. I found the story very interesting and different and the visuals were enough to make me squirm. I'm sure there are some who will complain about the very end of the film, but personally I like that sort of thing.:) I would have liked to have seen a few more of his "garden" getting collected, but with all the commercials they have to put in I know their time is limited. Since this is on tv, I think it is well worth the time to stop and watch. And I hope it comes to video, because I would like to add it to my collection.


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