Synopsis: When plans for a weekend vacation hit a dead end, a group of close-knit friends find themselves stranded in unfamiliar territory, pursued by a menacing, blood thirsty predator. Holed up in an isolated cabin, tensions mount as long-buried secrets are revealed. As the body count rises, the group must put their differences aside and fight for survival.
Director(s): Brett Simmons
Production: Universal Pictures
Rotten Tomatoes:
86 min



Keep going!

Come on, babe!



- Don't.

- Let go of me.

She's gone.

Carl, let me go.


Let go!


It's been way too long.

Yeah, it has.

Alissa, you remember

where that turnoff is?

One or two miles past

the Holland Creek sign.

Does he even know

where he's going?


I do.

Is this it?

Holy sh*t. Sean.

Almost, man.

This is the road, but we still got...

- Huh?

- Almost!

Oh, my God. It's like talking

to a deaf person. We're close.

You know, it's attitudes like

that that make me wear these.

It's your idea.

- This is really beautiful!

- Oh, my God.

- Gorgeous!

- Shut up!

Leave those out.

Are you serious?

- What is this?

- It's a roadblock.

Aw, sh*t.

He's so mad.

Why is it closed?

I don't know.

It's bullshit. It's a lie to keep people

quiet while they chop it all down.

It isn't nice

to fool Mother Nature.

No, it is not. They're chopping down

trees that are a hundred years old.

Yo. Someone's

a little pissed.

I am pissed.


No, it's okay.

That's why we came...

to enjoy what's here before it's gone.


Guys, guys, guys.

Don't... Don't bring

any of that on the trail.

Oh, it's coming.

Yeah, it's coming. Shut up, Sean.

You're gonna get off my car.


can we get around this thing?


Just knock it down.

So, this is the place you

were telling me about?

Almost. A little further down.

But might as well be the same thing.

It's all the same forest.

We used to camp here

every summer.

It was like

our one family tradition.

Think this is gonna score me some

brownie points with your folks...

or, uh, your brother?

I wouldn't count on it.

All right, what do you think?

Close enough?

Here. This will be great.

You sure?


All right.

Let's suit up.

This ain't right.

I'm supposed to be fixing yourbackpack.

Oh, is it intimidating that your

girlfriend is used to the outdoors?

What? What? No.

No, I'm just saying...

at least I know you'll be

all right if I wasn't here.

Yeah, I'd be okay.

Hey. Sorry, man.

I'm just trying to hurry.

How much sh*t you put in there?

Just enough.

You'll thank me later.

What about the rest of the stuff?

Is it gonna be safe here?


Better than losing it

in the woods, right?

Are you sure?

I'm sure.

Let's go.

We're burning daylight.

Are you sure?

Yeah, I'm sure.

At least you're not the drill

sergeant your brother is.

That's the "step" part.

His dad.

I heard that.


I hear everything.

Hey. You're not

bringing that.


Put it in the car.

This is our date with Mother Nature.

What? It's mood music.

You usually like it.

What are we waiting for?

You know it's a hike, right?

What the hell is that supposed to mean?

We don't have to look good?

You look fine. Let's go.

Alissa, let me explain

something to you.

You are a natural beauty, okay?

It's a gift.

Girls like me,

we gotta take what we got and work it.

Besides, I have

a reputation to uphold.

It's just us.

Oh, Liss.

You know better than that.

It's never just us.

Group, get together.

All right, guys, get together.

Get closer.

You're ready?



Everyone say "fifth wheel."

Fifth wheel!

Oh. Oh,

you're so cute when you're pathetic.

You're not cute in that photo.

Oh, my God.

Is that what my hair looks like?


Am I that obvious?


Enjoy it.

These woods won't even be

here in the next few years.

I will if you give me a kiss.

That a girl.

- I'm gonna stop.

- For what?

Dare me?


Don't do it.

You dare me?

So this is pretty much it, huh?

We just keep walking and then

turn around and walk back?


That's pretty much it.

I'm taking you guys to this

amazing cave near the creek.



Alissa and I used to go swimming

there all the time when we were kids.

Swimming? You never said anything

about bringing a bathing suit.

Did I forget to tell you about

the bathing suit? You did.

What were you thinking?

You'll be fine without it.

Does it ever get awkward seeing your

best friend kiss your brother like that?

It was inevitable.

But yes.

So how long has it been for you?

It's been a while now...

like six or seven years. Really?

We stopped coming

after we moved.

The trip got too long

and we got busy.

Yeah, it's a... it's a long-ass drive.


But it's worth it though.

It's gorgeous out here.

I know.

Does it look familiar

at all to you?

Sort of looks familiar,

but it feels different.

Feels different.


Feels different, how?

I don't know.

This different?

Hey, Jeff,

you never said anything about this.

Oh, it's just a little

safety precaution.

He said that the tree cutting has been

displacing animals from the deeper areas.

Uh, does it work?

Yeah, it works.

Can of that stuff will send

a grizzly bear running.

Oh, so you've used it.


Uh, no, I haven't used it,

but I know how to use it.

So if a giant bear comes

out of the woods right now,

- and it's like...

- "I'm going to kill you, Jeff"...

They don't talk.

You're gonna be like, "Aah!"

And... And you're

not worried?


Not worried at all.

Well, sh*t,

we gotta test this out.

Oh, be careful.

Be careful.

Fifty dollars to whoever lets

me spray them in the face.

Give it to me.

Fifty dollars for bear mace in the face.

- Going once.

- You're an idiot.

You're right.

I am an idiot. A hundred dollars.

A hundred dollars for whoever

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Thommy Hutson

Thommy Hutson is an author and filmmaker known for his work in the horror genre. He has written books related to horror films and has been involved in documentary projects focusing on the horror industry. Thommy Hutson has contributed to the exploration and documentation of horror culture and cinema. more…

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