Cabin Fever

Synopsis: The college friends Paul, Karen, Bert, Marcy and Jeff rent an isolated cabin in the woods to spend a week together. When they arrive, a man contaminated with a weird disease asks for help to them, but they get in panic and burn the man, who falls in the water reservoir and dies. The whole group, except Karen, makes a pact of drinking only beer along the week without knowing where the dead body is. When Karen drinks tap water and gets the disease, the group begins their journey to hell.
Genre: Horror
Director(s): Eli Roth
Production: Lion's Gate Films
  2 wins & 12 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
93 min

Hey, boy.

Hey, boy!

Come on, boy.



Hey, fella.

- Whoo!|- Whoo!

No more f***ing finals!

Hey, don't do it!|Don't go to college.

It's a f***ing scam.|It f***ing sucks!

- Bert, got any more smokes?|- No.

So I'm fat. So what?|I hope she's not anorexic.

Put her there, sport!

What's the matter?|Cat got your tongue?

- Jesus!|- God damn it, Dennis, no!

No, Dennis, no!

No, don't hit him|or anything.

Everybody knows not|to sit next to Dennis.

- He'll give you tetanus.|- Maybe you should make a sign.

There's a stream around back,|if you want to wash your hand.

I'll get you a towel.

Hey, pal,

do you think it's a smart idea|leaving your kid here

where he might be|a danger to people?

What are you saying exactly?

I'm just saying,|if such an incident

were to bring about a "lawsuit,"

- you might be held liable.|- Jeff, save it for law school.

Cute kid.


What's your name?


If you're interested|in really good glasswork,

it's cheap,|but it's an antique.

Some of those bottles|up there

are dated|before the Civil War.

And over there,|I used to have-

in that empty space,|I used to have

some of the prettiest|Shirley Temple bottles I've ever seen.

And this woman came in here|with the palsy, the poor soul.

She thought|they were so cute,

and she reached for them|and knocked every one down

and broke them all|to damn pieces.

So I took her in the back and gave her|some coke and ammonia.

I thought she was|gonna have a spell.

We should get something|for your mom to say thanks.

How about some fox piss?

- My mom would love fox piss.|- Oh Lord, don't drop that.

If you do,|that's powerful stuff.

All the foxes around|would come down here.

You'd have friends|you'd never had before.

You all here for a vacation?

Yeah, we're renting|a cabin for a week.

That's nice. And if you go|in the woods...

- be very careful.|- Why, what's in the woods?

Tommy, get those kids|their sandwiches.

They're all wrapped up.

- So, what's the fox urine for?|- That's for foxes.

- What's the rifle for?|- That's for n*ggers.

Okay, let's see.|Let's give you those sandwiches now.

I think we're about ready|to get y'all out of here.

- That's $56 even.|- Okay.

Anything I can do|for you, friend?

No, I think that's...

Thank you.

You all have|a good vacation now.

- You too.|- Come back and see me.

Thanks a lot, man.|You have a nice day.

Did that guy|just say, "n*gger"?

Yeah, you|don't have to repeat it.

You can call it the "n" word.


Boy, you want to give me|one good reason

why you would steal|a Snickers bar.

The nougat?

Sorry, man.|My bad.

All right. Enjoy.




|What's wrong with you, dude?


I should burn his f***ing|store down, the racist f***!

- Marcy:
All right, make a left.|- Jeff: Here?

- Marcy:
Make a left.|- Jeff: Where else am I gonna go?

- Jeff:
Oh, and then down here...|- Bert: Stop the car!

Stop, stop!

I left my Mott's apple juice|back at the store!

- Women:
Oh my God.|- Come on!

- Paul:
No, we're not going back.|- Come on!

I'm sure this river|is in the map, right?


There's no way|that this is on the map.

It is on the map.|Do you want to look?

This map's for Cincinnati.

Shut up.

Fine, f*** it.|We'll go this way.

|Oh my gosh. Wow.

"Welcome, y'all.

Enjoy your vacation|from all of us

at Bunyan Mountain Getaways."

Oh my God, Jeff,|check it out.

It's so cute- this little room,|this little bed...

lts view is so beautiful.

The view of the shrubs...

and the bush|and the antlers.

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Eli Roth

Eli Raphael Roth (born April 18, 1972) is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor. As a director and producer, he is most closely associated with the horror genre, first coming to prominence for directing the 2005 films Hostel and Hostel: Part II. As an actor, Roth's most prominent role has been as Donny "The Bear Jew" Donowitz in Quentin Tarantino's war film Inglourious Basterds for which he won both a SAG Award (Best Ensemble) and a BFCA Critic's Choice Award (Best Acting Ensemble). Journalists have included him in a group of filmmakers dubbed the Splat Pack for their explicitly violent and bloody horror films. In 2013, Roth received the Visionary Award for his contributions to horror, at the Stanley Film Festival. He directed the 2015 erotic thriller film Knock Knock and the 2018 action film Death Wish, a remake of the 1974 original. more…

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