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Wrong Turn
Genre: Horror

Reviewed In Issue 79 (Dec 2003) Of Widescreen Review®

Desmond Harrington, Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Jeremy Sisto & Kevin Zegers

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3.5
DD Sound Rating: 4
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 2.5
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Special Features
Includes audio commentary by director Rob Schmidt and actors Desmond Harrington, and Eliza Dushku; three deleted scenes; and a nine-minute Fresh Meat: The Wounds Of Wrong Turn featurette; a poster concepts gallery; and a trailer. In addition to the commentary track, the full screen side of the disc adds a four-minute making-of featurette, a four-minute introduction to actress Eliza Dushku: Babe In The Woods, and a five minute highlight on the works of monster mogul Stan Winston.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 2009655
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Strong violence and gore, some language and drug use
(Retail Price): $27.98
(DVD Type): Dual Side, Single Layer (DVD10)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 84
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2003
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 10/14/03
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Rob Schmidt
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Driving down a West Virginia highway on the way to an interview, Chris Flynn (Harrington) gets stuck in traffic because of a big rig accident miles ahead of him. Deciding to take a detour down a dirt road, he soon discovers that he has definitely taken a Wrong Turn when he plows into another vehicle stuck on the road. As the strangers start comparing notes they realize that it

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits a color palette that is fully saturated, with the lush green West Virginian backcountry visually contrasting the creepy storytelling. Fleshtones are naturally rendered and blacks are deep and solid. While the picture is generally sharp, finer details can appear somewhat smeared. Contrast and shadow delineation are quite satisfying. Pixelization can be a bit of a problem, creating a digital appearance, and edge enhancement can be obtrusive at times. (Suzanne Hodges) The disc also includes a modified 1.33:1 (4:3) full screen version of the movie (not reviewed).

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