Hills Have Eyes

Synopsis: While celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, a couple are caravanning through the desert with their 3 children, son in law and their baby granddaughter. While the rest of the family agrees there are plenty of better and more appropriate things to do to celebrate an anniversary, they make do with what they have, but things take a turn after a sketchy gas station attendant informs them about a "short cut" that will take them in between a series of hills in the desert. It doesn't take too long before they realise they're not alone and the hills indeed do have eyes.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Director(s): Alexandre Aja
Production: Fox Searchlight Pictures
  2 wins & 7 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
107 min

- Well, if I do say so myself...

ma'am, your husband here's

quite right.

This is the only southbound road

going to l-88. From there...

you can take the 40 to California,

but it's a long, old drive.

That doesn't bother me a bit.

I like to drive at night.

I used to work the night patrol

for 15 years.

Is that right? You a cop?

- Well, detective.

- Not anymore, thank God.

- I'm starting my own, uh, security firm.

- Uh-huh.

You a cop too, mister?

No. I'm in telecommunications.

I sell cell phones.

- You won't find any customers around here.

- Yeah, no kidding.

- [Man] Everything's fine. Oil's okay.

- [Barking]

- [Woman] Beauty, come back here!

- [Taps Hood]

Hey, buddy.

What do I owe you?

- Uh, $46 even.

- [Barking Continues]

Oh, hey, Bob, here.

Let me take care of that.

I can still afford the gas, Bukowski.

Keep the change, my friend.

That's not what I meant.

- [Man On Radio Chattering]

- [Woman] Beauty?

- Beauty? [Whistles]

- ##[Man Singing Country]


Beauty? Come on, girl.



Beauty? Come on, girl.


- [Clattering]

- Hello?

- Is anyone there?

- [Beauty Barking]


[Barking Continues]


Beauty, what are you doing?


- Can I help you, miss?

- Oh, I'm sorry.

It's just our dog. She just-

She got out, and she won't stay put.

- [Doug] Lynn, we're leaving!

- Come on, girl. Let's go.

- [Horn Honking]

- [Lynn] Bobby, she keeps getting out.

- It's all right. I got her.

- Okay.

Oh, honey? Honey?

Could you, uh, tell him to take it easy?

- The heat's making me nauseous.

- Let's go!

- Do you need something?

- [Horn Honking]

- No, thanks.

- [Chuckles]


Let's go. Let's go. Let's go!


Honey, we're on vacation.


You know, uh...

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Alexandre Aja

Alexandre Aja (born 7 August 1978) is a French film director best known for his work in various horror films. Aja rose to international stardom for his 2003 horror film Haute Tension (known as High Tension in the US and Switchblade Romance in the UK). He has also directed the horror films The Hills Have Eyes (2006), Mirrors (2008), Piranha 3D (2010) and Horns (2013). more…

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