Movie Review: Wrong Turn

Plot Outline:

Chris (Desmond Harrington) in a hurry to keep up an appointment takes an abandoned short cut into the woods of West Virginia. He bumps into a 5 youngsters Jessie Burlingame (Eliza Dushku), Carly (Emmanuelle Chriqui), Scott (Jeremy Sisto), Evan (Kevin Zegers) and Francine (Lindy Booth) who’ve lost their way just like him. Their cars wrecked and cellphones out of range, they split up and look for help.

Meanwhile the romancing Evan and Francine who stay back with the car are killed by three mutated cannibals who haunt the woods. Oblivious to the happenings the four wanderers arrive at a lonely cabin home of the cannibals. The rest of the story is the dodge-chase game for survival.

# Spoiler #: Chris and Jessie, the survivors escape from the cannibals after fighting them and blasting their cabin. But the cannibals aren’t dead, maybe there’s a sequel lined up.

A Cocktail plot, lesser known starts and good-looking dames makes this a formula movie. But, the CGI is sufficiently horrifying. Although one might notice lapses in the plot, one could excuse them as ‘directorial license’. The movie is quite predictable, but scores way above Bollywood’s Ramsey flicks.

Rating: 3/5 – Time Pass!