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(2008 TV Movie)

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  • While camping in Jasper Park up North California, the couple Tom Alan Smithee and Gwen Marie Holden are attacked by a group of strangers; Tom is immediately killed and Gwen is abducted by the men to an underground facility to breed. A couple of months later, in Los Angeles, the manager of a video game company Johnny Dash invites the employees Adam Benson, Lee, Maggie, Perry, Chris Basso, Paul and Mike Chen to participate in a 'Battle Royal' paint-ball game at a corporate retreat in the Jasper Park to practice executive tactics. When they arrive at a gas station, they refuel their trucks and see a poster saying that Gwen and Tom are missing since 30 February 2008 and have been last seen in Jasper Park. They head to a former military reservation area in the national park and camp. During the night, Adam has the sensation that the group is under observation and he unsuccessfully warns his colleagues. When the game starts on the next morning, the group finds that their training is more than a paint-ball game, but a fight for survival in a hostile ground whose inhabitants are maniac lunatics.


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  • While camping in Jasper Park up North California, Tom and Gwen are attacked by a group of strangers. Tom is immediately killed and Gwen is abducted by the men and taken to an underground facility. She is washed and prepped for a cultist ritual. Gwen chained to the bed kicking and screaming to be let go; the chosen son enter the room to rape her and implant his seed in her. A couple of months later, in Los Angeles, the manager of a video game company Johnny Dash invites the employees Adam Benson, Lee, Maggie, Perry, Chris Basso, Paul and Mike Chen to participate in a 'Battle Royal' paint-ball game at a corporate retreat in the Jasper Park to practice executive tactics. When they arrive at a gas station, they refuel their trucks and see a poster saying that Gwen and Tom are missing since 30 February 2008 and have been last seen in Jasper Park. They head to a former military reservation area in the national park and take opposite ends of a lake to make camp. That night, Adam hears a noise in the dark and goes to investigate, but sees nothing. The next day the Paintball War begins. A few minutes later a member of Alpha team shoots a figure rambling through the woods. Score one for Alpha. Until they realize that the person they hit isn't part of either team. While attempting to make it back to camp the Beta team comes across an abandoned house. Inside they are attacked and kidnapped by cult members with primitive weapons like axes and bows. The cultists are part of an overzealous religious group, who has mistaken the team for FBI Agents who have supposedly come to claim their land. The Alpha group returns to their camp and find it ransacked and their gas siphoned off. As they try to find some gas they are attacked. Johnny Dash is killed while Adam and the others barely manage to escape. Adam then attempts to contact the Park Ranger, but his call is intercepted by one of the cult members and he and the others are captured by a man posing as a Park Ranger. Maggie one of the girl's in the Beta group is shown. The leader of the cult called Mother tells her that the cult's camp is her home now. Then she is taken and raped by Mother's biological son the chosen one. Gwen who was captured at the beginning is now shown to be pregnant. Lee from Group Alpha is also taken and prepared to be raped while the boys are put in to cages and brutalized by the males in the cult. The fake ranger, who appears to be Mother's husband and the Cult's protector, takes Adam and tortures him, attempting to get information about the FBI's plans. When Adam resist's he sends one of the other cult members to finish him off. As his throat is about to be slit, Adam breaks free of his ropes and attacks and kills his would-be murderer. He then sets Chris Basso and Perry free. The three surviving men then escape killing several cult members along the way and rescue the girls. Maggie is hysteric about being raped. The group escapes with Lee, who had managed to run away just before being raped. They are then pursued by the cultists. After setting fire to the compound, they are cornered outside it. As they are about to be executed, they turn the tables, taking Mother hostage. Chris Basso is killed and the others escape, severely injuring and killing several cultists. Later Perry is killed, when he falls prey to a trip wire rigged trap. Adam, Maggie & Lee make it up to a mountain where Maggie, who is now delusional from the drugs given to her and the trauma, commits suicide by jumping off the cliff. Lee and Adam escape by jumping into a river and swimming to the shore, where they meet the real Park Ranger. Then Mother's husband, her son and another Cultist arrive in a truck and shoot the ranger with an arrow. Adam then takes his gun and shoots both the cultists. Mother's husband attempts to run Adam down but collides with the Ranger's truck. Adam shoots him as he begs for help. Later the FBI and the Police arrive, giving medical attention to Adam and Lee. Adam is disturbed to hear that only two bodies were recovered from the final confrontation. Later a FBI team is trekking through the forest, searching for the cult when Gwen from the beginning of the movie comes out of a cave, having finally escaped from the cult. As the agent leading the group walks towards her she shouts for her to run. Then they are confronted by Mother's son, who has survived the gunshot wound and the movie ends

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