Overall Rank: 5086
Average Rating: 2.6/4
# of Ratings: 178
Theatrical Release Date: 03/10/2006
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Alexandre Aja
Actors: Aaron Stanford, Kathleen Quinlan, Vinessa Shaw, Emilie de Ravin, Dan Byrd, Tom Bower
Plot: A family to California for vacation take a shortcut through the dessert and fall prey to cannibals physically altered by nuclear testing.
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Ian - wrote on 09/16/2015
Offensive and not very good. The film starts out slow and really offers few thrills. The mutant society is interesting and the final revenge scenes almost redeem some of the movie. I have met people who were absolutely appalled by this film, which means it must have struck a nerve and at least done that small thing right.
Matthew Brady - wrote on 02/06/2014
The story is about a family to California for vacation take a shortcut through the dessert and fall prey to cannibals physically altered by nuclear testing. This remake was ugly and dark but the movie is better then the original film in my opinion.
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Yojimbo - wrote on 03/25/2012
A family driving through the desert in their mobile home are hijacked by a group of mutants living amongst the ruins of a nuclear test site. I hated the original version of this movie with a passion. It seemed to me to be a load of gratuitous ugliness aimed at voyeuristic sadists. I was willing to give this a go however because I was quite impressed with the remake of Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and generally try to keep an open mind (except where it comes to musicals of course.) On the plus side, it actually bothered to make the victims 3 dimensional characters, and they were in fact quite a likable, mildly dysfunctional bunch; pretty much like an ordinary family. It also avoids visual gimmickry, and the dreaded shaky cam, which I was thankful for. And it kept my attention til the end. On …
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