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The Cabin in the Woods

R| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
When five college friends (Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams) arrive at a remote forest cabin for a little vacation, little do they expect the horrors that await them. One by one, the youths fall victim to backwoods zombies, but there is another factor at play. Two scientists (Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford) are manipulating the ghoulish goings-on, but even as the body count rises, there is yet more at work than meets the eye.

Cast: Kristen Connolly , Chris Hemsworth , Anna Hutchison , Fran Kranz , Jesse Williams , Richard Jenkins , Bradley Whitford , Brian White

Director: Drew Goddard

Genres: Horror, Dark comedy

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

The Cabin in the Woods (2011)

Release Date: April 13th, 2012|1 hr. 45 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 67 )
  • Cabin is a deliciously devious scare dance that keeps changing the steps until you lose your shit and fall helplessly into its demonic traps. show more

  • By the time the ride is over, director Drew Goddard and co-writers Goddard and Joss Whedon will change course three or four times, nodding and winking but never losing momentum. show more

  • The initial brilliance of the premise is eventually dulled by illogic, the whole thing proves unmanageable and the filmmakers unmanage their climactic revelation with far more zest than finesse. Still, zest counts for a lot, and resonance carries the day. show more

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  • April 04, 2013 drearonnell0223
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    It was okay. I wouldn\'t call it scary at all, but it really had an interesting plot. I enjoyed watching it even though I would classify it as possibly a thriller. Not a horror film though.

  • December 23, 2012 gy00000000133911
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    This was a very interesting idea and executed pretty well. I wouldn\'t classify it as horror though, but either sci-fi or thriller. Still, a really good movie with an interesting ending. Worth the rental.

  • November 04, 2012 ih00000000132128
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    Amazome !!!

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