Another movie that's been mentioned is 1962 , in which alien spores arrive on earth in a meteor shower and grow into plants that can walk around and feed on humans. As seen in the movie, the natives don't hesitate to kill one of their own children, even after only a brief contact with the plants, suggesting that the plants produce seeds, pollen, spores or some kind of offshoot that can enter the body through skin contact. As they approach the hill, they notice a young Mayan girl jumping up and down, waving at them. However, before they leave in the taxi, the driver attempts to persuade them away from this particular area, which they oblige and Demetri pays off with the taxi driver. For a detailed timeline of the Mayan civilization, see here.
Drunk, a girl tries to kiss a young man but is rebuffed. Check it out if your looking for that type of film, cheers. Cast: Amy Jena Malone is Jeff's girlfriend. This is also the first non-comedy related movie that executive produced. His production company Red Hour Films acquired the rights to the novel in 2004, a full two years before the novel was even released. All alone and with no hope to escape she slits her wrists. Not extremely exciting, but written very well.
When Amy inadvertently steps into the vines covering the ruin, the Mayans aim their weapons at them. The Ruins 2 is an American Psychological Horror Film Sequel to the 2009 film the Ruins based on the 2006 drama novel by Scott Smith who wrote the screenplay for the film adaption and for this sequel. Eric is the one who cuts himself up to get the vines out of him as opposed to Stacy in the film. Stacy claims that she can feel more inside of her but the others reluctantly deny her pleas to remove them, instead saying that she will be fine in an effort to comfort her. With Mathias' condition deteriorating, Jeff both of his legs. Jeff is able to cut out two but stops after realizing the futility of his efforts.
I mean, an angry god, vengeful spirits, ancient skeletal zombies, there are so many cool directions they could've gone with this yet they settled on killer plants? However Amy didnt just remove a vine from her leg but her arm and stashed it in the glove compartment. The remaining 10 percent assimilated and, although their culture was destroyed, their descendants can still be found in various places in Mexico and Central America. Soon they arrive at the trail head, where they see a jeep owned by Heinrich , they then hike the rest of the way to the ruins site. Stacy becomes jealous when she sees Eric comforting Amy, saying that she overheard them having sex. Despite an okay score of 48%, it was widely panned by major critics at the time the Top Critic score is a meager 21%. Though it was critically panned upon its initial release a film about killer flora that takes itself seriously will have that effect on people , the film has found a small cult following in recent years.
Outside of the obvious fact that, if they burned down all the vines, it wouldn't have been much of a movie, several reasons have been suggested as to why such a plan would not have worked. A third method of spreading is by walking, where the plant produces offshoots, like vines, that take root wherever they touch ground. The locals then gather around and entrap them. Greek tourist Pablo agrees to join them, and his friends decide to meet up with them at the ruins in a few days. Jeff ignores the sound of her vomiting and calling his name. Survivor: Amy The Ruins Book First Victim: Amy.
The Mayans shoot him in the chest with several arrows. There are no chapters and no cutaways—The Ruins is your basic long scream of horror. He paints each one like a great artist, yet also holds back, sharing only the bits and pieces of detail that you need to make the scene your own. Her body is so bloody and ripped open at this point from trying to cut the vines out from under her skin that the others put her out of her misery. In another sequence, when one girl believes the vines are inside her body, she begs Jeff to cut them out.
Other movies that have been mentioned include , which needs no explanation, and 1956 and its three remakes, 1978 , 1993 and 2007 , in which plantlike pods produce perfect duplicates of humans that replace them while they sleep. A girl accidentally stabs her boyfriend in the chest. After all, reading about killer talking vines is one thing, but seeing it is something else entirely. However, check this link to a map of the Yucatan Peninsula and locate Cobá. Then the release was pushed to July 31, 2008 which was then pushed to August 7, 2008.
Two young American couples Jeff and Amy, and Eric and Stacy are vacationing in Mexico. As the vines move in to take Eric's body, Stacy's cries to be put out of her misery. Following a heard scream from Stacy the scene opens on a plane travelling through a storm with an uneasy traveller heard. I just skimmed through the last couple chapters of the book, and it kinda looks like the vine is a scavenger, using sound mimicry and maybe air-borne pollen or pheromone hallucinogens to trap prey. I think I can safely say that The Ruins will be the only movie to appear on this blog that features killer plants! A character is shot in the head graphic and explicit; half his head flies off ; a small boy is shot in the chest.
The group approach the hill, ignoring the warnings of a young boy who had followed them to the village. She panics and leaves her seat frightening the other passagers as she steps out into the aisle. Provide details and share your research! I thought it was very original. Since living creatures avoided the vines, pollination between flowers on the vines could only occur by wind transport. Between the lines of The Ruins, however, is a dark, sometimes scathing, social commentary. When The Ruins was released on July 18, 2006, it received universal acclaim. When a friendly German tourist implores the Americans to help search the jungle for his missing brother, the group becomes hopelessly trapped in a nightmare scenario that seems too strange to be true.