Borderland (2007)

When three Texas University students travel to a Mexican border town on the eve of their graduation, the last thing they expect is to face their own deaths.Without warning, they fall prey to an ancient blood cult hellbent on finding… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 9, 2007
DVD Release Date: March 18, 2008
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Luke Y. Thompson
L.A. Weekly

...ultimately descends into a brutal orgy of torture and mutilation that's harrowing to watch, because it's played completely real.

Steve Biodrowski

Borderland takes this libertarian view of paradise (no law, no government, just rich people doing what they want) and turns it on its head in a particularly brutal and ugly way, without expressing a political point of view in a heavy-handed way.

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Scott Weinberg

Berman balances the weight of the actual events with the desire to mount a simply effective horror story, and I think he pulls it off quite well.

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R. L. Shaffer

Borderland teeters between a torture film and a spiritual thriller, but it also plays around with both genres in very intriguing ways.

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Dustin Putman

An unnerving, ruthless, borderline-mesmerizing thriller.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews can't help but admire any film that features a villain with a penchant for saying things like "I'll decorate my bedroom wall with your skin"...

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Scott Collura
IGN Movies

Every once in awhile, a film can defy expectations, and Lionsgate's Borderland is one such case.

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
One of the better 8 Films to Die For. Loosely based on a real cult murder, Borderland is a solid thriller (if you don't mind graphic violence or what is… More
_kelly .King
Another pointless tortured American tourists movie. This one doesn't even try to scare. Have to endure seventy minutes of drivel only to discover that… More
Bruce Bruce
Well Out of the 8 Films To Die For 2008 Collection This is one of the best and most intense out of the ones I have seen so far. If you get pass the first scene… More
Brian De Guelle
In the vain of hostel and not as gory. There are a few shock sence and found the beginning a bit slow but over all not a bad little film.Sean astin pop up in… More
Dean L
It is difficult to rate this movie. It is billed as a horror film and based upon true life events. The watered down blend comes up lacking something in both… More
Jesse Ortega
This is one of those types of movies where a quarter rating system would work. Because while this movie is better, to me, than just average, it's also not… More