The Hills Have Eyes

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The Hills Have Eyes Review


Wes Craven's early low-budget horror flick follows the now-traditional archetype: Middle America vs. inbred hicks in the middle of nowhere. Released during the original Texas Chain Saw era, The Hills Have Eyes is unfortunately slow going before it gets to the part with the insane cannibals. After that, Craven paints an interesting and uniquely bloody study of how "normal" people will descend to the lowest depths in order to save themselves, but you'll have to suffer through a lot of tedium to get there. I'll take the Chain Saw any day.


The Hills Have Eyes

Facts and Figures

Run time: 107 mins

In Theaters: Friday 10th March 2006

Box Office USA: $41.7M

Box Office Worldwide: $69.6M

Budget: $15M

Distributed by: Fox Searchlight Pictures

Production compaines: Craven-Maddalena Films, Dune Entertainment, Major Studio Partners

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 49%
Fresh: 67 Rotten: 69

IMDB: 6.4 / 10

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Starring: as Doug Bukowski, as Ethel Carter, as Lynn Carter, as Brenda Carter, as Bobby Carter, as Gas Station Attendant, Billy Drago as Papa Jupiter, as Lizard, as Big Bob Carter, as Big Brain, as Goggle, Michael Bailey Smith as Pluto, as Ruby, Gregory Nicotero as Cyst, Maisie Camilleri Preziosi as Baby Catherine

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