DVD Release Date: 4/14/2009
A young couple retreats to the wilderness for a romantic camping weekend, but their idyll is shattered when they are car-jacked by an escaped convict and his girlfriend on the run from the police.
As the foursome travel the back roads together, each plotting their next move, they find themselves in deeper trouble than any of them could have imagined -- a blood-crazed, parasitic creature that absorbs the corpses of its victims has laid claim to the woods, and the two couples are now in its sights.
Finding shelter at an abandoned gas station, they must use their wits and every weapon at their disposal to stave off the onslaught, not only from the insatiable creature, but also each other....
The feature film debut from award-winning British horror director Toby Wilkins, SPLINTER is an exhilarating ride of jolts and laughs, and a throw back to the classic creature features of the early 70s and 80s.
Directed by TOBY WILKINS
Executive Producer CHAD BURRIS
Executive Producers JAMIE CARMICHAEL GRAHAM BEGG
Executive Producers MARK CUBAN TODD WAGNER
Written by IAN SHORR KAI BARRY
Produced by KAI BARRY & TED KROEBER
Blake Sherman Jr. CHARLES BAKER
Polly Watt JILL WAGNER
Seth Belzer PAULO COSTANZO
Dennis Farell SHEA WHIGHHAM
Lacey Belisle RACHEL KERBS
Sheriff Terri Frankel LAUREL WHITSETT
“AN INGENIOUS, AWESOME MONSTER MOVIE! The economy and freshness of this material make this suspenseful, first-rate fright flick work so sensationally.” – Dennis Dermody, Paper
“Splinter features the year’s best beast.” – Luke Y. Thompson, LA Weekly
“Terrific fun and a wonderful updating of comedy / horror with creative effects.” - Steve O’Brien, CBS-FM
"A good old fashioned fright fest! You'll have shivers over your shivers. Brutal, clever and intense! A killer thriller! A bloody blast…it may just rejuvenate the horror genre." -
Scott Hoffman, MoviePictureFilm.com
Splinter’s got all the elements that make for a great midnight movie, something horror fans will be telling one another about for weeks, maybe months, afterwards.
Johnny Butane, DreadCentral
‘Loaded with blood, guts, gore, the perfect anti-hero and a hilariously fun plot.” – Bloody Disgusting