Synopsis: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, it's up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Director(s): Joe Chappelle
Production: Miramax
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
96 min

Ronnie? It's Lisa.

I know, I know.

I want to, baby...

but I can't. I've basically been


She looks like my older sister.

The Surgeon General.

You know...

Me too.


Listen, I can't talk here.

Take my number. Call me back.

It's area code 303-560...


That was low.

That was really low.

Thank you so much.

Okay, fine.

I'll stay a month.

A month won't be so bad, right?

No offense, but I don't think

Snowfield can compare to L.A.


And besides...

Mom needs me back.

Mom will be fine, Lisa.

Anyway, it's healthier up here.

Less smog, less gunfire.

I like smog and gunfire.

- Less Ronnie.

- You don't know him.

I know the type.

He's cute.

They always are.

Many people here?

In the summer, with tourists,

it can be 4,000.

It's kind of cute,

in a dorky sort of way.

Is it always this quiet?


No, it isn't.

Hilda, we're home!

You'll love Hilda.

Housekeeper of the Gods.

When I left this morning,

she was promising apple pie.

No message.


Go. Go stand over there. Go.

Looks like someone

beat the sh*t out of her.

She died suddenly.

How do you know?

There's no blood.

There's no sign of struggle.

What's going on?

Phone's dead.

Out of order now, it's

strange, don't you think?

What if she was killed?

What if the killer's

still in the house?


Police station's four blocks.

We'll walk.

- You okay?

- I'm going to be sick.

We're almost there.

- It's a disease.

- Just wait.

I don't want to die like this.

We're not going to die.

Let go!

- Calm down.

- Why?

You brought me here!

I'm sorry.

You're just scared.

I am too.

Just let me do this.

Here, check the phone.



You weren't shooting

at a disease, were you Paul?

- He got off three rounds.

- More.

He's a pro, right?

He hits what he aims at.


Where's the blood, Jenny?

Why do you need a gun?

For whatever.

Know how to use it?

I understand the concept.

It's like this.

See? L.A.'s good for something.

Everybody's dead.

No, it can't be.

Not a whole town.

Is there a nuke plant around?


Big military base?


Thought maybe...

it's radiation?

Radiation doesn't kill in a blink.


there'd be burns, lesions.

It was running before.

I saw it.

Jacob and Anna. It's their

bakery. They're always here.

Let's go around in back.

Something's up there.

Keep moving!



What the hell?

The stump's, like, cauterized.

It's some freaking maniac.

One maniac can't wipe out a town.

Just a Bundt cake.

It's just a Bundt cake.

Not that way. Out the front!

Who are you?

- What do you want?

- What is it?

Come on.

How you doing?

What's going on here.

Stu, let's go!

Stu, you okay?



Can we go yet?

No, not yet.

I want to get a forensic here.

Right? Get a coroner.

You can't do that.

Get 3 more deputies.

Sheriff Hammond?

You can't bring people.

It could be toxic.

Toxic? Yeah.

Whatever got those,

definitely toxic.

They were decapitated.

Not your deputy, Henderson.

Or my housekeeper.

It was something else.

We should get them out.

You don't know what it is.

Just calm down.

You can't risk spread...

Doctor, I'm in charge here!

All right?

I'm going to get on the radio.

I'll figure this out.

Good. Let's go.

Henderson was on the phone.

The line just went dead.

We got here as soon as we could.

He used to be FBI, like me and Bryce.

He was a good cop.

Why didn't Paul see

an attack coming?

He didn't make mistakes.

Just one.

Excuse me?

If anybody was alive,

that would have brought them out.

Those lights are the Candleglow Inn.

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