A group of young backpackers' vacation turns sour when a bus accident leaves them marooned in a remote Brazilian rural area that holds an ominous secret.

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John Stockwell
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Duhamel ... Alex
Melissa George ... Pru
Olivia Wilde ... Bea
Desmond Askew ... Finn
Beau Garrett ... Amy
Max Brown ... Liam
Agles Steib Agles Steib ... Kiko
Miguel Lunardi Miguel Lunardi ... Zamora
Jorge Só Jorge Só ... Bus Driver
Cristiani Aparecida Cristiani Aparecida ... Native Beauty
Lucy Ramos ... Arolea
Andrea Watrouse ... Camila (as Andréa Leal)
Diego Santiago Diego Santiago ... Jacaré
Marcão Marcão ... Ranan
Miguelito Acosta Miguelito Acosta ... Jamoru
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Storyline

While traveling on vacation through the country of Northeastern of Brazil by bus, the American Alex Trubituan, his sister Bea Tribituan and their friend Amy Harrington meet the also foreigners Pru Stagler, Finn Davies and Liam Kuller after an accident with their bus. They follow a track through the woods and find a hidden paradisiacal beach. They decide to stay in the place drinking beer and dancing funk and parting with the locals and they meet the amicable Brazilian teenager Kiko. They are drugged with "Boa Noite, Cinderela" (Ruffies, literal translation: "Good Night, Cinderella" - a trick used by smalltime crooks to steal naive people) and when they wake up, they are practically naked, with all their belongings, clothes, money, jewels, passports, backpacks etc. stolen. They walk to a small village trying to find a police station, they get into trouble with the dwellers and they are helped by their acquaintance Kiko, who leads them to his uncle's isolated well-equipped cabin in the ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for strong graphic violence and disturbing content, sexuality, nudity, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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The entire film was shot on location in Brazil. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where the group arrives at the house and Alex is snooping around, Alex attempts to open some locked glass doors from the outside. As he peers in, a brief reflection of a boom mic can be seen just above his head. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Bea Trubituan: [careening recklessly through the countryside in a bus] Are you having fun?
Alex Trubituan: Am I the only one having a problem with this?
Bea Trubituan: I don't know, I guess I'm used to it.
Alex Trubituan: I just keep thinking about how far we must be from a hospital. You know, with doctors who operate instead of amputate?
Bea Trubituan: So dramatic.
Alex Trubituan: [grinding sounds] Would you slow the fuck down!
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Alternate Versions

The unrated version runs ca. 2 minutes longer and features an extra/extended scene between Finn and Arolea, as well as more explicit shots of Amy being "operated" on. See more »

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Written by Beatfanatic
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Another group of imbecile tourists
12 April 2019 | by deniz27See all my reviews

It moves very slowly until the last 30 minutes. Also the illogical choices characters make throughout the movie are very frustrating.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Portuguese

Release Date:

1 December 2006 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,582,554, 3 December 2006

Gross USA:

$7,027,762

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,756,513
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2.35 : 1
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