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Wrong Turn (2003)

R | | Horror | 30 May 2003 (USA)
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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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Rated R for strong violence and gore, some language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Francine's mom's car was a 1989 Land-Rover Range Rover Series I. See more »

Goofs

When the second trooper comes to inspect the house that was on fire and blew up, the wooden timbers are not charred and the other troopers uniform show no signs of burning. 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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Halloween
Written by Karl Precoda
Performed by Dream Syndicate
Courtesy of Slash Records/Rhino Entertainment Company/Warner Music U.K. Ltd.
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui & Lindy Booth I'd Have No Problem Being Stranded With.
15 March 2005 | by BigHardcoreRedSee all my reviews

Wrong Turn is about a group of 6 people (in two different cars) make a wrong turn (hence, the movie title) in the back woods of West Virginia. One car runs over some barbed wire which leaves them stranded in the middle of the road, when another car crashes into it due to not paying attention. They are in the middle of a forest where cell phones get no reception and not a gas station or any other convenience for miles and miles. Most of the group decide to walk back the way they came in hopes of finding help while a couple stay behind with the vehicles. This is where the mountain men begin their murder spree. They obviously began well before the movie started but for these 6 people, this is where it starts. It is also probably the most graphic and creepy part of the movie.

The special effects on the mountain men were great. They remind me of someone but I can not put my finger on it. They were creepy enough in the way they walked and grunted that they were not too much of a joke. I would probably run from these people if I was alone in the woods. Much better than the Boogeyman from Boogeyman, anyways. Some characteristics remind me of the main monster in Monster Man, though.

I thought the cast for this movie was great. I have always been a big fan of Eliza Dushku and the other two girls, Emmanuelle Chriqui and Lindy Booth, were no slouches themselves. In fact, if there were 3 girls to be stranded somewhere with, I would have no problem if it were these 3. You could certainly do a lot worse.

The only guy in the movie that annoyed me was thankfully knocked off first. It was like they were reading my mind. Jeremy Sisto and Desmond Harrington were pretty likable and did a good job overall. The acting in this movie was pretty good, especially considering it was a horror movie.

The movie borrowed a little bit from a lot of different movies, most notably Deliverance, which one of the characters even mentions by name, but in todays day and age, when we have seen it all, it was a pretty good effort. 8/10


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Language:

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Release Date:

30 May 2003 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Dundas, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

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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1.85 : 1
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