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The Cabin In The Woods Movie Review

The Cabin In The Woods Movie Review English
Review for the film " The Cabin in the Woods"
Runtime: 1 Hour 45 Minutes
Certificate: A
Released: 13-04-2012
Genre: Horror
3.5 / 5.0



The Cabin in the Woods is made by the makers of ‘BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER’. It is about five friends who go to an isolated cabin in the woods for a break. But they find strange things amidst the forest. Together, they find out horrifying truths behind the cabin that is located deep inside the woods.


Five friends embodying definite archetypes: the virgin-Dana Polk (Kristen Connolly), the fool- Marty played by Fran Kranz, the whore-Jules Louden depicted by Anna Hutchison, the scholar-Holden McCrea (Jesse Williams), and the athlete named Curt Vaughan played by Chris Hemsworth A “heartthrob” and total madness of women from “do >> Read More... go to the woods for a break.

They live in a remote cabin without knowing what had been planned for them. In the underground Facility, senior technicians Gary Sitterson ( Richard Jenkins If acting can give him a reason for survival, why >> Read More... ) and Steve Hadley ( Bradley Whitford Bradley Whitford is an American born Actor and Pol >> Read More... ) devise plans for a mysterious ritual for saving humanity. They manipulate and intoxicate the five of them with psychotropic drugs that reduce their rational thinking.

They also unleash zombies and other monsters to kill them. The events ultimately result in their deaths one by one. The movie ends with the conclusion that humanity is not worth saving at the expense of innocent lives.


The critics heavily appreciated Richard Jenkins as Gary and Bradley Whitford as Steve (the technicians). Their performances were fun loving. It showed Drew Goddard’s skill as a director.


The movie balances out beautifully between a well-mixed cocktail of classic horror and humor.


Original screenplay.

Different and interesting plot.

Realistic makeup.


Not really scary as regarding horror elements.

Few cliché moments.


For all the thriller movie fans, this has to be in your checklist. This movie is entertaining though it is not a horror movie; it surely is thrilling.