The Hills Have Eyes

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1977
  • Color
  • Running Time: 89 min | UK:86 min (cut version)
  • Production Co: Blood Relations Co.
  • Distribution Co: Vanguard (I) (1977) (USA) (theatrical) | Astral Films (Canada)
  • Written and Directed by Wes Craven
  • Starring Susan Lanier, Robert Houston, Martin Speer
  • Produced by Peter Locke
  • Original Music by Don Peake
  • Cinematography by Eric Saarinen
  • Film Editing by Wes Craven

Plot Summary

  • On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.

Also Known As

  • La colline a des yeux (Belgium) (French title) / France
  • De heuvelen hebben ogen (Belgium) (Flemish title)
  • Hügel der blutigen Augen (Germany)
  • La colina de los ojos malditos (Argentina)
  • La pandilla abominable (Argentina)
  • Las colinas tienen ojos (Spain)
  • Le colline hanno gli occhi (Italy)
  • Le visage de la peur (Canada) (French title)
  • Oi ktinanthropoi (Greece)
  • Slagterbanden (Denmark)
  • Wes Craven's The Hills Have Eyes (USA) (LD title)
  • Yön silmät (Finland)


  • The lucky ones died first...
  • A nice American family. They didn't want to kill. But they didn't want to die.
  • They burned the father, killed the mother, and raped the sister!
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