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Blackfoot Trail (2014)

Backcountry (original title)
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An urban couple go camping in the woods and find themselves lost in the territory of a predatory black bear.

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Adam MacDonald

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Adam MacDonald
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jeff Roop ... Alex
Missy Peregrym ... Jenn
Nicholas Campbell ... Ranger
Eric Balfour ... Brad
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Storyline

An urban couple go camping in the Canadian wilderness - where unimaginable beauty sits alongside our most primal fears. Alex (Jeff Roop) is a seasoned outdoorsman while Jenn (Missy Peregrym), a corporate lawyer, is not. After much convincing, and against her better judgment, she agrees to let him take her deep into a Provincial Park to one of his favorite spots - the secluded Blackfoot Trail. On their first night, deep in the forest, they have an unsettling encounter with Brad (Eric Balfour), a strange alpha male with eyes for Jenn who may or may not be following them. Alex's desire to quickly reach Blackfoot Trail only intensifies. They push further and further into the woods, Alex stubbornly insisting that he remembers the way. After three days their path disappears; they are hopelessly lost. Without food or water, they struggle to find their way back, the harsh conditions bringing out the best and worst in them, pushing their already fragile relationship to the breaking point. When... Written by Producer

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Rated R for language and some gruesome creature violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 March 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Backcountry: Gnadenlose Wildnis See more »

Filming Locations:

North Bay, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,005, 22 March 2015

Gross USA:

$13,848

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,848
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Based on the true story of Jacqueline Perry and Mark Jordan, who in 2005 were attacked by a bear at a campsite in Missinaibi Lake provincial park about 80 kilometers north of Chapleau, Ontario (Canada). See more »

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At the advanced stage of decomposition of the deer, the eyeballs would have been long gone. Instead, they are prominent and intact. Clearly fake plastic. See more »

Quotes

Alex: You know we'll be lucky to see anything bigger than a chipmunk, right?
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Featured in Half in the Bag: 2015 Re-Cap (So Far) (2015) See more »

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Always Keep An Edge On Your Knife
Written and Performed by Corby Lund (as Corb Lund)
Published by Corb Lund Music Inc.
Courtesy of Stony Plain Records
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20 March 2015 | by lewis-sandsSee all my reviews

Been a long time since i have watched a movie and felt real fear in the pit of my stomach as a result, but there it is. Back Country kept my attention well enough to keep me watching, maybe because i wanted to see what happened to the couple, or maybe because i like the outdoors. Hmm? Dunno but in the end i am glad i watched Back Country. I am a horror fan, and a thriller fan, and , well a movie fan all around, but lately i have been trying to watch a movie that made me feel frightened, and scared deep in my stomach. Weird? maybe, but that is how i used to feel when i watched a truly scary movie unlike now when i find myself grossed out and feeling a little like a just watch something illegal more often than not. Maybe i am becoming jaded? who knows, who cares! This movie made me feel that old nervous and butterflies in my stomach kind of scared so i am grateful! Watch Back Country and enjoy yourself because i sure as heck did!


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