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Wendigo (2001)

George is a high-strung professional photographer who is starting to unravel from the stress of his work with a Manhattan advertising agency. Needing some time away from the city, Jake, his... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Kim
... George
... Miles
... Otis
... Sheriff Tom Hale
Lloyd Oxendine ... Elder
... Everett
Daniel Sherman ... Billy
Jennifer Wiltsie ... Martha
Maxx Stratton ... Brandon
... Earl
Dash Stratton ... Little Otis
Dwayne Navara ... Mechanic
Shelly Bolding ... Store Owner
... Nurse
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George is a high-strung professional photographer who is starting to unravel from the stress of his work with a Manhattan advertising agency. Needing some time away from the city, Jake, his wife Kim, and their son Miles head to upstate New York to take in the winter sights, though the drive up is hardly relaxing for any of them. George accidentally hits and severely injures a deer that ran onto the icy road; after George stops to inspect the damage, he's confronted by an angry local named Otis who flies into a rage, telling George that he and his fellow hunters had been tracking the deer for some time. An argument breaks out, which leaves George feeling deeply shaken. When George and Kim arrive at their cabin, they discover that it's next door to Otis' property, and they soon find that a dark and intimidating presence seems to have taken over the cottage. Since, when they stopped at a store en route to the cabin, a shopkeeper told Miles about the legend of the Wendigo, a beast from ... Written by Anonymous

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A new hallucination from the director of HABIT. See more »


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Rated R for a strong sex scene, language and violent images | See all certifications »
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Opening Weekend USA:

$1,107, 31 May 2002, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$100,319
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When George falls from the sled, the snow beneath him already has a body imprint before he lands atop it. See more »

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Otis Stookey: I dug you out of that ditch...you could have asked!
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References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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Hold Out
Written by Tom Laverack
Guitar & Vocals: Tom Laverack
Percussion: Gideon Egger
Guitar: Marc Schulman
Produced, Mixed & Engineered by Gideon Egger
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Boring...
25 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

I like horror movies a lot and have seen a great many of them. I rented this movie with misgivings which were, alas, justified. For approximately the first hour, very little happened. A couple & small child driving along the woods hit a deer then encounter some hunters, one of whom has a screw loose. Words are exchanged and the family eventually gets unstuck from the ditch they ran into after hitting the deer. After that, for about an hour, not much happens.

A horror movie, above all, should not be boring, and this one is. All that happens occurs in the last 1/2 hour.


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