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Reeker (2005)

Strangers trapped at an eerie travel oasis in the desert must unravel the mystery behind their visions of dying people while they are preyed upon by a decaying creature.

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Dave Payne

Writer:

Dave Payne
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Devon Gummersall ... Jack
Derek Richardson ... Nelson
Tina Illman Tina Illman ... Gretchen
Scott Whyte ... Trip
Arielle Kebbel ... Cookie
Michael Ironside ... Henry
Eric Mabius ... Radford
Marcia Strassman ... Rose
Les Jankey Les Jankey ... Half-a-Trucker
David Hadinger ... Reeker
Carole Ruggier ... The Mom
Paul Greenstein Paul Greenstein ... The Dad
Paul Butcher ... The Kid
Steven Zlotnick Steven Zlotnick ... The Cops (as Steve Zlotnick)
Christopher Boyer ... The Cops
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Strangers trapped at an eerie travel oasis in the desert must unravel the mystery behind their visions of dying people while they are preyed upon by a decaying creature.

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 2006 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Noche diabólica See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Dolby Digital | DTS (5.1)

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

A boy who knows where the windshield wipers are in a rental vehicle should know how to unlock a car door from the inside. See more »

Quotes

Nelson: You afraid of the dark?
Trip: No I'm afraid of psycho desert crackheads who hunt small animals with Dahmer's garden tools.
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the copyright text, the following phrase appears "The reeker is watching you!" See more »

Connections

Followed by No Man's Land: The Rise of Reeker (2008) See more »

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Help Me Out
Written by Stephan Angers
Performed by U-Phonik
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not scary and illogical at times
11 August 2006 | by manicman84See all my reviews

"Reeker" didn't live up to my expectations at all. The film has really surprising turn in the end which, in contrast to "High Tension", is beneficial for this flick as it sheds a new light on a story which until this time has completely no sense. In fact, "Reeker" doesn't deliver anything new and even misuses certain patterns. In addition, the film is not frightening and evokes not much tension, which is significant shortcoming for this kind of flick. Not so frequent gory scenes are anything but original or imaginative. What's more, the flick drags incredibly and is illogical at times. Similarly to other movies of this genre, characters behaves very irrationally. For instance, the scene with a guy jumping out of the window was ridiculous. On the other hand, among virtues of this film I can rate good cinematography and beautiful desert settings. All in all, I regrettably cannot recommend this horror film.


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