This is a classic old school slasher horror movie where the story isn’t really that important and it is all about bloody and disturbing slashing scenes. The scenes are very well made, detailed and convincing. This is really good horror movies to watch with your friends on a movie night.
Synopsis - SPOILER ALERT
Chris Finn (Desmond Harrington) is driving on a highway going to a job interview in another city. Because of a car accident a dangerous chemical, from a truck transporting it, spilled all over the highway blocks the road. This blockade forces Chris to look for an alternative route. On an old gas station, he finds the map showing a road through the mountains of West Virginia which should help him to make it up for lost time and to accomplish his schedule. Due to his lack of attention, he crashes another car which was stopped in the middle of the road whose tires were destroyed with barbed wire. After the accident Chris meets people from another car, they are a group of friends, who intended to camp in the forest. They make a plan to leave two of them a couple Francine (Lindy Booth) and Evan (Kevin Zegers) so Chris, Jessie (Eliza Dushku), Carly (Emmanuelle Chriqui) and her fiancé Scott (Jeremy Sisto) can go and try to find someone to help them with their smashed cars. Soon after the four left Evan disappears and Francine goes in the forest looking for him but all she finds is his ear and his killers waiting for her. further down the road Chris and his company find an old cabin in the middle of nowhere, they come in looking for help or land phone, because there was no cell reception, and realize that people living there are three cannibalistic mountain men which look like deformed monsters. After realizing what they got themselves into their only goal is to make it out alive, but it isn't that easy because they are being chased through the mountain woods by those monsters.
Director of Wrong Turn (2003) is Rob Schmidt, the Wrong turn is his best work and only worth mentioning for us horror movie lowers. In 2003, the movie was nominated in the category "Best movie" at the Spanish Catalonian International Film Festival.
• Did you notice that the first part of the Wrong Turn series is the only film, without any sex- or nudity scene.
• Desmond Harrington, who played Chris Flynn, broke his right ankle during a scene, which made other scenes very difficult to shoot because in the film he was "shot" in the left leg.
• Eliza Dushku, who played Jessie Burlingame, did the most of her stuns by her own.
• There are a total of 10 victims in the film.
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