Eden Lake

Synopsis: Nursery teacher Jenny and her boyfriend Steve, escape for a romantic weekend away. Steve, planning to propose, has found an idyllic setting: a remote lake enclosed by woodlands and seemingly deserted. The couple's peace is shattered when a gang of obnoxious kids encircles their campsite. Reveling in provoking the adults, the gang steals the couple's belongings and vandalizes their car leaving them completely stranded. When Steve confronts them, tempers flare and he suffers a shocking and violent attack. Fleeing for help, Jenny is subject to a brutal and relentless game of cat-and-mouse as she desperately tries to evade her young pursuers and find her way out of the woods.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Director(s): James Watkins
Production: Third Rail Releasing
  9 wins & 6 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
91 min



Help me!

Can you play at peek-a-boo?

I can play at peek-a-boo!

Can you see me? Yes, I can.

Can you see me? Yes, I can.


Well done. That's very good. Now, ssh!


And everyone up.

And that's the end of the week.

Well done.

- Hey.

- Hey.


Kat's boyfriend is taking her to Paris

for the weekend

and mine is taking me

to a disused quarry!

It's a flooded quarry. It's lovely.

It's the last chance to see it

before the developers build over it.

'Speed camera ahead.'

- Good on you, Kylie.

- You're such a boy!

And I can mate it up to my mobile phone.

Pretty sexy, huh?


Stop it, I'm driving.

What's that?

The guy's wife had a bad back.

Kinky, huh?

Actually, it's quite nice.

Do you want me to pull over?

'Good afternoon.

You've been talking about fining parents

'who fail to control

their children's behaviour.

'When was the policy introduced? '

'The Respect Agenda was a big issue

in the last election.

'Tony Blair wanted to bring back a sense

of respect in schools and communities.'

'So increase the amount of support for

parents, including parenting contracts,

'to get parents to attend

parenting classes.'

'It's a case of

"It's your problem, you sort it."

'It's hard to do without the school

behind you.

'I have an 8-year-old struggling too.'

'This is a tiny minority and children

need to be in school in order to learn.

'However, the early intervention

isn't as quick to... '

'It's hard to turn it over, being fined.

Kids are not learning anything by that.

'They know we're going to pay it.

They find it hilarious.

'Reading about themselves

in the papers... '

It's up here somewhere.

'At the traffic lights, turn left.'


Here it is. Beer, bed and breakfast.


No way!

Excuse me?

Great bar presence!

Ey up, me duck?

Two pints of lager, please.

Give it back, give it back, give it back!

A bit past their bedtime, isn't it?

Yeah, poor things must be exhausted.

That child needs a good...

I bloody told you!

Another pint of Wife-Beater?


- Call yourself a mother?

- You what?

You want beef, eh? You want beef?

You f***ing d*ckhead!

You want beef?

- Go and tell them to shut up.

- You tell them.

What are you? A man or a mouse?

Look, it was all right

the last time I was here.

Pissed up with your dive buddies?

I promise you,

the quarry's f***ing stunning.

The quarry's stunning.

No "f***ing".

Please, Miss?

'At your first opportunity, turn left.'

Eden Lake, my arse! Slapton Quarry!

"Gated community"?

Who are they so afraid of?


This is getting more and more romantic.

You've brought me to a building site!

Look, will you just trust me?

This used to be a public park.

Look at this.

Here we go.

'At your first opportunity, turn around.'

Oh, ye of little faith!

What do you think?

It's beautiful.

I can see it.

- Hello.

- Hey!

- Have you cycled all the way here?

- And no Kylie!

What have you got there? A caterpillar?

My mum says

I shouldn't talk to strangers.

Your mum's quite right.

We'll leave you to it.

Come on.

Yes, you see,

it is missing 50 executive homes.

I love it.

Is that new?

Yeah. Do you like it?

I like the bottom.

I'm not so sure about the top, though.


- What the f*** are you doing here?

- Clear off!

- What the f***'s all this sh*t?

- F***ing little prick.

Hey, that's the little boy we saw.

Since when did you support England?

Little hoods.

Here, Mark, watch this.

Oh, Steve...

It's just boys being boys.

As long as they leave us alone.

Run for it, run!

- Get the f*** out of here!

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