Chris and a group of five friends are left stranded deep in the middle of the woods after their cars collide. As they venture deeper into the woods, they face an uncertain and bloodcurdling fate.

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Rob Schmidt

Writer:

Alan B. McElroy (as Alan McElroy)
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Complete credited cast:
Desmond Harrington ... Chris Flynn
Eliza Dushku ... Jessie Burlingame
Emmanuelle Chriqui ... Carly
Jeremy Sisto ... Scott
Kevin Zegers ... Evan
Lindy Booth ... Francine
Julian Richings ... Three Finger
Garry Robbins ... Saw-Tooth
Ted Clark Ted Clark ... One-Eye
Yvonne Gaudry Yvonne Gaudry ... Halley
Joel Harris Joel Harris ... Rich
David Huband ... Trooper
Wayne Robson ... Old Man
James Downing ... Trucker
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Chris Flynn is driving his car for a job interview in another city. However, an accident with a trunk transporting chemical products blocks the highway and Chris looks for an alternative route through the mountains of West Virginia to accomplish his schedule. Due to a lack of attention, he crashes another car parked in the middle of the road with flat tires. Chris meets a group of five friends, who intended to camp in the forest, and they decide to leave the couple Francine and Evan on the place, while Chris, Jessie, Carly and her fiancé Scott tries to find some help. They find a weird cabin in the middle of nowhere, where three violent cannibalistic mountain men with the appearance of monsters live. The two couples try to escape from the mountain men while chased by them. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Bad Stuff Happens When You're This Deep In The Woods. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and gore, some language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Despite only being credited for his producing, Make-up master Stan Winston was pivotal in the key design of the Mountain Men, in particular now post-modern horror icon Three-Finger. This marks the second last major horror film he has been involved before his death in 2008 at age 62 and the third slasher horror film he had been involved in following uncredited work in Friday The 13th Part II and III, the latter of which he had been a core designer on the original hockey mask of also horror icon Jason Voorhees and the respective mongoloid appearence of Jason for those two parts. See more »

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The three take refuge in a watch tower which mountain men set on fire but the doesn't spread to the trees or bushes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rich: Whoo! Whoo-hoo! Oh, yeah!
Halley: Okay, you're great. You got the line?
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Crazy Credits

There's an additional scene halfway through the end credits, showing the fate of a state trooper who discovers a body in the burned-down cabin. See more »

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Featured in The Cinema Snob: Wrong Turn (2021) See more »

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If Only
Written by Josh Homme (as Josh Homme) and Alfredo Hernandez
Performed by Queens of the Stone Age
Courtesy of Loosegroove Records
By Arrangement with Lakeshore Records
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Good horror film with suspense, chills and tension
25 February 2005 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

The plot line deals with a group of couples (Desmond Harrington-Eliza Dushku) ,(Jeremy Sisto-Emmanuelle Chiriqui) and the same couple of ¨Dawn of the dead¨ (Lindy Booth-Kevin Zegers) are going to hick at Virginia mountains. They will find a nutty and murderer family formed by cannibalistic mountain men and utterly disfigured, who will try to track down them into the woods. The protagonists will have to confront the ominous family starving of blood.

It's a nice horror film , it's realized in fast-moving and isn't tiring, neither boring, but entertaining. From start to finish the grisly suspense and horror action is nonstop. The storyline has got a certain likeness to ¨Texas chainsaw massacre" , "Ed Gein" and ¨House of 1000 corpses". The movie takes parts of both films. The motion picture mixes terror , creepy and spooky atmosphere , screams and great loads of blood and gore. There isn't a real interpretation because of the actors run, kill and shout, only . However, the cinematography is astounding (here appears wonderful forests landscapes) to difference ¨Texas chainsaw massacre¨ by Tobe Hooper , whose photography was granulated and worn-out .

Picture achieved success in boxoffice, in spite of the violence and grisly killings . The movie isn't apt for boys, neither squeamish. The flick will appeal to terror and gore fans. Rating : nice terror film . Well worth watching.


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Release Date:

30 May 2003 (USA) See more »

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Wrong Turn See more »

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Dundas, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Budget:

$12,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,161,498, 1 June 2003

Gross USA:

$15,418,790

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$28,650,575
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