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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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Larry Fessenden

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Larry Fessenden

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patricia Clarkson ... Kim
Jake Weber ... George
Erik Per Sullivan ... Miles
John Speredakos ... Otis
Christopher Wynkoop ... Sheriff Tom Hale
Lloyd Oxendine Lloyd Oxendine ... Elder
Brian Delate ... Everett
Daniel Sherman Daniel Sherman ... Billy
Jennifer Wiltsie Jennifer Wiltsie ... Martha
Maxx Stratton Maxx Stratton ... Brandon
Richard Stratton ... Earl
Dash Stratton Dash Stratton ... Little Otis
Dwayne Navara Dwayne Navara ... Mechanic
Shelly Bolding Shelly Bolding ... Store Owner
Susan Pellegrino ... Nurse
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Storyline

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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for a strong sex scene, language and violent images | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Wendigo the Movie

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Escalofrío See more »

Filming Locations:

Kingston, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,107, 31 May 2002, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$100,319
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

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

Quotes

Otis Stookey: I dug you out of that ditch...you could have asked!
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Pretty Good, But Could Have Been Better!
14 January 2003 | by sawyertomSee all my reviews

The movie was pretty good. Entertaining to say the least. I just expected a little more wendigo like the title mentions. Story and acting are pretty good and entertaining. A lot of open ended items in story. This is a decent movie and a good for a rental. I was a little disappointed it wasn't more of a horror flick. The wendigo in legend is supposed to have an insatiable appetite that grows as it does. The more it eats the more it has to eat and so on. It also smells bad like that of rot, and decay and death. Like I said it is pretty good, I just expected the Wendigo to play more of a part in the movie like the title says.


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