A high school prom faces a deadly threat: a flesh-eating virus that spreads via a popular brand of bottled water.

Director:

Ti West

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Joshua Malkin (screenplay), Randy Pearlstein (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rider Strong ... Paul
Noah Segan ... John
Alexi Wasser ... Cassie
Rusty Kelley Rusty Kelley ... Alex
Marc Senter ... Marc
Giuseppe Andrews ... Deputy Winston
Mark Borchardt ... Herman
Michael Bowen ... Principal Sinclair
Judah Friedlander ... Toby
Larry Fessenden ... Bill the Water Truck Driver
Amanda Jelks ... Frederica
Thomas Blake Jr. ... Rick
Angela Oberer ... Ms. Hawker
Taylor Kowalski ... Darryl
Alexander Isaiah Thomas Alexander Isaiah Thomas ... Dane
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A high school prom faces a deadly threat: a flesh-eating virus that spreads via a popular brand of bottled water.

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This time it's spreading

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Horror

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Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore, disturbing gross content, sexuality/nudity and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

When looked at closely, the movie posters for both the original Cabin Fever (2002) and this movie contain an underlying skull in the background. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning, the cop says the bus hit a moose, while later we see trees with Spanish moss. Moose live in northern states and Canada while Spanish moss grows in the warmer southern states. The original story takes place in North Carolina, where there are no moose. See more »

Quotes

Alex: [to John while dying] Have you seen my dick?
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Crazy Credits

The beginning of the end credits are covering a piece of flesh slowly rotting. See more »

Connections

Follows Cabin Fever (2002) See more »

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Boys Like It Dirty
Written by David Wilder, Jeremy Ruzumna, and Italee Watson
Performed by Italee Watson
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gory, fun romp at the prom, with a bloodbath that makes "Carrie" look like Babe: Pig in the city.
18 February 2010 | by Strawberry_TyphoonSee all my reviews

To be honest, I didn't want to review this flick for a number of reasons. One of which being that Cabin Fever is one of my favorite films. Another reason being that Ti West has become one of my favorite genre directors. I remember becoming stoked the day I read that Ti West was taking on a sequel to Eli Roth's Cabin Fever, then all the delays and production problems, and reading that West had all but disowned the film, My anticipation turned to disappointment. The end result turned out to be much better than expected, but still felt incomplete.

Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever spreads the infection from a cabin in the woods, to a nearby high-school prom. With a solid performance by all players involved, some superbly fitting music, and well done gross-out effects, Cabin Fever 2 is a worthy watch for anyone into indie splatter comedies.

One of the biggest problems with Cabin Fever 2 is that Ti West wasn't available for the editing process. Sure, 90 percent of the footage that he shot was used,(and it shows) But if a director isn't there for the editing process of a film, It's not going to turn out the way it was intended. The film feels incomplete, as the producers decided to shoot an entirely different 6 minute ending sequence that feels so out of place, that if it didn't contain one of the early characters, you'd thing you were watching a completely different movie. Just as the film picks up, it's brought to a complete halt by this weird, unsuited ending. The ending actually made me feel as if the film had no ending at all. Giuseppe Andrews puts in an amazing performance as he always does, but his character isn't given the depth that he deserves.

Despite it's problems, Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever is definitely worth the watch. It has one of the best opening sequences in b-movie history, and you can tell by the cinematography that Ti West not only knows his stuff, but has a deep love for the genre. I wish they would have given him creative freedom, as I feel this would become a cult classic, but as it stands, we're left with a competent, gory, fun romp at the prom, with a bloodbath that makes "Carrie" look like Babe: Pig in the city.

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Release Date:

23 September 2009 (USA) See more »

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Cabin Fever II See more »

Filming Locations:

Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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