The Cabin in the Woods

Synopsis: Five teenagers head off for a weekend at a secluded cabin in the woods. They arrive to find they are quite isolated with no means of communicating with the outside world. When the cellar door flings itself open, they of course go down to investigate. They find an odd assortment of relics and curios, but when one of the women, Dana, reads from a book, she awakens a family of deadly zombie killers. However, there's far more going on than meets the eye.
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Director(s): Drew Goddard
Production: Lionsgate Films
  20 wins & 33 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
95 min

It's hormonal.

I mean, I don't usually fall

back on.. It's women's issues.

But child-proofed how?

Gates and stuff?

Dude, she did the drawers.

We don't even know if this

whole fertility thing's gonna work..

she's screwed in these little jobbies

where you can't even open the drawers.

At all?

No. They open an inch,

then you gotta dig your finger in.

- It's a nightmare.

-I guess sooner or later..

Yeah, a lot later.

She did the upper cabinets.

Kid will be 30 before he can

reach them, assuming we have a kid.

It is natural for

her to feel protective.

Don't even.. You have women's issues.

Please. You of all people.

Oh, come on. It's a jinx.

It guarantees that

we won't get pregnant.

And it takes me about 20

minutes to get a fucking beer.

Guys. Guys!

Stockholm went south.


I thought they were looking good.

What cracked?

I haven't seen the footage.

Word's just going around

Well, that's never

been a stable scenario.

Everyone knows you can't trust Swedes.

That means there's just Japan.

Japan and us.

It's not the first time

it's come down to that.

Japan has a perfect record.

We're number two. We try harder.

If we fail, then..

Please. We haven't

had a glitch since '98.

We know what we're doing, Lin.

Or we have it written down..


You guys better not

be messing around in there.

Does this mean you're not in

the betting pool this year? Big money.

I'm just saying, it's a key scenario.

No, I hear what you're saying.

In '98, it was the chem

department's fault, right?

Where do you work, again?

Wait. It's coming back to me, now.

It's gonna be a long weekend

if everyone's that puckered up.

You wanna come over Monday night?

I'm gonna pick up some power drills.

Liberate my cabinets.

Are you even listening to me?

Professor fuckwad.

Why haven't you stuck that asshole's

picture on the dartboard yet?

It's not that simple

Oh, my God!

Your hair. It's blonde.

- Very fabulous, no?

I can't believe you did it.

-But very fabulous, right?

Hurry up with the "very fabulous."

I'm getting insecure about it now.

No, it looks awesome.

Curt's gonna lose it.

Curt's gonna thank me.

And so will you..

while we're burning this picture.

Not ready.

Seriously, this isn't his fault.

What's not his fault?

Fucking his student or

breaking up with her by email?

I knew what I was getting into.

Oh, please.

You know what you're

getting into this weekend?


And if Holden's as

cute as Curt says he is..

possibly getting out of it.

That is the last thing that I want.

If you treat this like a setup,

I'm gonna have no fun at all.

I'm not pushing..

but we're packing this!

Which means we definitely

won't have room for..

What if I get bored?

These will help?

Soviet Economic Structures?

Aftermath of the..

No! We have a lake and a keg.

No more learning!

-Think fast.

Faster than that.

Sorry. Sorry. Move along.


-Is that Holden?

We'll be right down.

He just transferred from State.

Best hands on the team.

He's a sweet guy.

And he's good with his hands.

I'm kinda seeing this girl..

but you're way blonder than she is.

But I was thinking, you know, maybe..

What is this?

What.. this?

What are you doing with these?

Okay, I get it. I'll leave the books.

No, who gave you these?

Who taught you about these?

I learned it from you, okay?

I learned it from watching you!

Seriously, Professor Bennett, he

covers this whole book in his lectures.

You should read this.

Gurovsky. Now this is way

more interesting.

Also, Bennett doesn't

know it by heart..

so he'll think you're insightful.

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Joseph Hill "Joss" Whedon (born June 23, 1964) is an American screenwriter, film and television director, film and television producer, comic book author, and composer. He is the founder of Mutant Enemy Productions and co-founder of Bellwether Pictures, and is best known as the creator of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003), Angel (1999–2004), Firefly (2002), Dollhouse (2009–10) and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013–present). more…

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