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Cabin Fever (2016)

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While visiting their getaway cabin, five friends succumb to a flesh-eating disease.

Director:

Travis Zariwny (as Travis Z)

Writers:

Randy Pearlstein (script), Eli Roth (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gage Golightly ... Karen
Matthew Daddario ... Jeff
Samuel Davis ... Paul
Nadine Crocker ... Marcy
Dustin Ingram ... Bert
Randy Schulman ... Henry
George Griffith ... Cadwell
Tim Zajaros ... Connor / Grim (as Timothy G. Zajaros)
Aaron Trainor ... Tommy
Louise Linton ... Deputy Winston
Laura Kenny Laura Kenny ... Hog Lady
Derrick R. Means Derrick R. Means ... Dennis (as Derrick Means)
Jason Rouse ... Fenster
Benton Morris Benton Morris ... Baily
Dawson Doupé ... Guitar Man
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While visiting their getaway cabin, five friends succumb to a flesh-eating disease.

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You can't run from what's inside.

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Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence and gore, language, sexuality, nudity and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 May 2016 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Cabin Fever: Reboot See more »

Filming Locations:

Oregon, USA See more »

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Most of the shots that are based on similar shots from the original are staged horizontally inverse to the original movie. Characters that were on the right-hand side of the screen in the original shot are on the left-hand side of the screen in this movie's recreation of that shot and vice-versa. See more »

Goofs

At around 48 minutes, when Marcy tries to shoot the dog, you can see a crew member who picks him up at the left side of the little appliance room. See more »

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Paul: it's in the water
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The police can be seen collecting the bodies during the credits. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Other Side of the Door (2016) See more »

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This Cabin Fever reboot fails in every way imaginable.
12 February 2016 | by lnvictaSee all my reviews

Cabin Fever is just another one of those movies where studio executives thought, "Hey, the original was good so why not milk the f*ck out of the name and release heaps of garbage, call them sequels, and the money will come." Now this reboot comes along with the exact same script as the original so I figure the execs were just like, "F*ck it, why even try?" And it shows. The good news is that this isn't a theatrical release - it's limited on-demand or something so thankfully a majority of people won't be aware of this abomination's existence. But for those who are, let me affirm your suspicions: this movie blows.

First off, none of these people should be allowed to act ever again. I hesitate to call them actors because I saw no semblance of acting on screen. The characters are unlikable and annoying, which is weird because I don't remember hating them in the original. I didn't care if any of them died; in fact I wanted them all to die so the movie would end as quickly as possible. It literally goes down the horror movie cliché checklist. The cabin in the woods schtick, clueless college kids, creepy guy at a gas station, perfunctory sex scenes, loud sound effects to make you jump, etc. Hell, even the gore is lame. Patient Zero had better gore effects.

Please don't watch this movie. It makes Patient Zero look like The Dark Knight. Watch the original if you want, or literally any other Eli Roth movie. I don't blame Roth for this mess because I'm pretty sure he just signed off on it, made some green and never thought about it again. It doesn't even have his signature silly style. It tries to take itself seriously and it fails miserably. Then they shoehorn in some jokes that aren't funny at all, and you laugh at how horribly they were delivered, and then you'll contemplate what you're doing with your life. It's a chore to watch, seriously.

Cabin Fever is just another byproduct of the horror remake craze. Avoid at all costs.


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