• Eden Lake (2008)

Eden Lake

Release Date: October 31st, 2008

DVD Release Date: January 6th, 2009

R |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

During a romantic weekend getaway, a young couple confronts a gang of youths, and suffers brutal consequences.

Cast: Finn Atkins, Michael Fassbender, James Gandhi, Tom Gill, Jack O'Connell, Kelly Reilly, Thomas Turgoose, Bronson Webb

Director: James Watkins

Genres: Horror , Thriller

Production Co: Rollercoaster Films, Aramid Entertainment Fund

Keywords: Dark, Brooding, 2000s, England, Fall, Pursuit, Intense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Simon CrookEmpire

    You don't watch it, you survive it. A battering experience, and the hardest Brit horror in years. show more

  • 80
    Peter BradshawThe Guardian

    Seriously bloody horrible in every particular, and uncompromisingly bleak to the very end, this looks to me like the best British horror film in years: nasty, scary and tight as a drum. show more

  • 30
    Ray BennettThe Hollywood Reporter

    Eden Lake has the trappings of a low-IQ thriller but it's really a contemptible tract feeding the prejudices of the U.K.'s rightwing tabloids that claim the country is overrun by teenagers wielding knives. show more

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