Donner Pass

Synopsis: In 1846, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the area known as Donner Pass, a starving man kills three others to eat their flesh during the winter, but a boy witnesses the murders and flees. In the present days, the teenagers Kayley, her boyfriend Mike, her cousin Nicole and the outcast Thomas travel to the house in Donner Pass of Thomas's parents that are in Europe. Thomas recommends his friends to be careful with the house since his parents do not know that they are spending the weekend there. They learn that the police are hunting down the criminal James Michael Epstein. Out of the blue, the troublemaker boyfriend of Nicole, Derek, comes with his friends Brody, Valerie and A.J. in his SUV to stay with Nicole, despite the protests of Thomas. Soon their beer runs out and Brody drives the SUV to buy some more in the town. Brody goes missing and soon Mike, Kayley and Thomes find his body eaten. Meanwhile Valerie is murdered near the house and the car has flat tires. Who might be the canni
Genre: Horror
90 min

Should have stayed in Missouri.

You shut up with that.

You wanted to come.

I say we do it now.

I don't like it, neither.

But we about run out.

She didn't want her boy to starve.

It ain't your place.

It's already decided.

We can always go back.


Then I'm doing

what I goddamn got to do.

Be strong.

She's in heaven.

Pop, I'm hungry.

Not too deep.

Come on.

How is he?

What you'd imagine.

How long are we supposed to wait?

He'll be back. Maybe with food.

We wait.

How long?

As long as it takes.

I ain't talking to you!

Hey! We got to stick together

and think smart,

or we'll everyone of us be dead.

Shut up, old man.


George, is that you?

You're still here.

- You made it.

- Lucky me.

I knew you would!


Got overrun by Indians.

It was a massacre.

Dead, all of them.

I barely made it out.

The four of us are it now.

Find a way out of the valley yet?

Donner, you son of a bitch,

you said stay with the damn wagon.

Easy, boy.

Maybe this will put you in a better humor.

Got me a raccoon.

Can you believe it?

George. George!

I'm going to make you last a while.

He killed them all.

Ate them alive.

Donner party... the whole thing...

it wasn't an accident.

George Donner brought them up

there on purpose.

There's an ancient curse

in those mountains.

If you eat human flesh...

living, human flesh...

something comes into you, you turn.

You absorb their life-force.

Then you need more.

You crave it.

Donner had already been turned.

He had the hunger.

They say he's still up here.

Still hunting.

Okay. So if I cut my finger

and you sucked my blood...

No, I might have to take a nibble.

Okay. So you ate my finger,

then you would turn

and absorb my life-force?

We're not in Donner country yet.

So I guess you'll have

to wait for me to eat you.

Gross! Thanks for the visual.

You do know in reality,

George Donner died that winter, right?

I mean, most of them actually survived.

But they didn't kill anyone on purpose.

And definitely nobody got eaten alive.

How do you know? Were you there?

I did a report about it in the 8th grade.

You know, a lot of people

up here believe that legend.

They think Donner's real.

Sure. And half the people

in Iceland still believe gnomes.

Okay. Now, we're talking about gnomes?

This conversation

is officially really stupid.

Music. Music's a good call.

Where are the CDs?

Under the seat.

Bear repellant?

My dad makes me carry that.

I guess you might run into

a bear out on the slopes.

Well, it works just as well

on carjackers and assholes.

I guess I'll have to behave myself.

I guess so.

Why are we stopping?

Deer and Ale.

Oh, God! I hate that place.

Since when?

Your parents always stop here.

It's tradition.


I've been wanting to do that for two hours.

We're finally getting our weekend.

Didn't I tell you

I would make this happen.

Well, you have to give Thomas

a little credit for inviting us up.

I do. You're right.

My God, best ribs ever!

Jesus, get a room.

I don't think they make enough

napkins to deal with this,

so I'll be right back.

How's everything here?

Couldn't be better.


Where do I know you from?

Maydo High, right? You went to Maydo.



Just holler if you need anything.



Do you snowboard?

Ski. Cross country, actually.

Really? I love cross country.

Yeah, all those people

on the slopes, it's just...

Sometimes when I'm on a lift

and I'm looking down,

and they look like ants,

I think, what it would be like

if they actually had to hike up

before they could ski down.

There would be, like, four people,

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