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Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

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Storyline

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. There's far more going on however than meets the eye as the five campers are all under observation. Written by garykmcd

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If the basement door swings open... go down there. See more »


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Rated R for strong bloody horror violence and gore, language, drug use and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,743,614 (USA) (13 April 2012)

Gross:

$42,043,633 (USA) (6 July 2012)
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The film's release date was postponed because the studio wanted to convert it to 3D, despite objections from Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard. These plans were eventually scrapped, and the film was released only in 2D. See more »

Goofs

When Curt is on his motorcycle there is a closeup camera shot of him and his hands. The motorcycle he is riding is equipped with a twist throttle and he is clearly revving the engine using his right hand, which would be correct. However, later in the shot he is shown revving the throttle with his left hand, which would be the hand the clutch is operated with. See more »

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[first lines]
Hadley: It's... hormonal. I mean, I don't... usually fall back on, you know, women's issues, but...
Sitterson: But child-proofed how? Gates and stuff?
Hadley: Dude, she did the drawers. We don't even know if this whole fertility thing's gonna work. She screwed in these little jobbies where you can't even open the drawers.
Sitterson: At all?
Hadley: No, they open, you know, like an inch. Then you gotta dig your finger in. I mean, it's a nightmare.
Sitterson: I guess sooner or later...
Hadley: Yeah, well, a *lot* later. She did the *upper* ...
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References It (1990) See more »

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The Sound (John M. Perkins' Blues)
Written by Jon Foreman (as Jonathan Foreman) and Tim Foreman (as Timothy Foreman)
Performed by Switchfoot
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Courtesy lowercase people records
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What the Hell Happened Here IMDb?
16 September 2012 | by (Cape Town, South Africa) – See all my reviews

I can only think that Drew Goddard (the director) paid desperate teams of unemployed people to work long hours through the night - weeks on end, without any rest - creating fake profiles on IMDb to rate this movie. Friends of friends of family of anyone involved, cast or crew, must have been promised untold riches and stardom in turn for their 10- star review.

It's that bad.

IMDb usually has a rating system you can trust - anything above 7 and it's usually worth throwing your money at - but not this one! If it was free I would have walked out. To be honest, I'm still not sure how this movie got backing, because it feels like it was made up during filming.

I'm not going to go into details because it's not worth that; but really, don't waste your time. The very basic storyline, where a cabin in the woods was setup for horror, showed some promise; but then sh*t just got weird. The End.


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