Cabin Fever
Cabin Fever (2002)

As a last hurrah after college, friends Jeff, Karen, Paul, Marcy and Bert embark on a vacation deep into the mountains. With the top down and the music up, they drive to a remote cabin to enjoy their last days of decadence before entering… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 1, 2002
DVD Release Date: January 20, 2004
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Critic Score
63%
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User Score
44%

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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: More gory than scary, Cabin Fever is satisfied with paying homage to genre conventions rather than reinventing them.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

... disgusting and brainless ...

Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

Cabin Fever starts small, and stays small, never reaching the transcendent Blair Witch heights of the biggest low-budget successes.

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David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org

A divisive moment between opposing tones of horror movies, and a relentless symbol of the director's unfiltered panache for the macabre.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

You've got to love a horror movie that wears its bloody influences so happily on its sleeve, and then proceeds to roll it up and start swinging the axe in a different direction.

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

Movies about flesh-eating viruses don't come along every day. Cabin Fever, which opens today, demonstrates why.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...the somewhat anticlimactic finale ensures that Cabin Fever ends on a woefully forgettable note.

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Mark Rahner
Seattle Times

You won't want to eat, drink or be touched after a bout of Cabin Fever.

Bob Campbell
Newark Star-Ledger

Like much of Cabin Fever, the performances are competent and uninteresting.

Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

If you take away the shocking makeup-effects work of KNB EFX Inc. there's not much there at all.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
There is no other way to put it, but Eli Roth is a dick - a nihilistic, misogynist, homophobic and racist dick - and this piece of crap is like a horror movie… More
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon13.gif[/img] Definitely Eli Roth's most inspired, and most substantial film. But… More
Josh Lewis
Cabin Fever unabashedly gives in to all of the horror genre's conventions and the result is an entertaining diversion, but nothing special. It's… More
Dan Schultz
An entertaining, consistently funny gory mess of a film concerning five brainless college students who head off into the woods in hopes of a relaxing few days… More
Alex roy
Eli Roth's debut feature echoes hints of old school Peter Jackson gross out horror. The only difference is, Jackson's films are classics and Cabin… More
Lewis C.
I've wanted to see this for a while, and upon finally viewing it, I have a very mixed opinion. Part of it is a pretty decent, bloody, creepily effective… More