[[quoteright:250:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/deadend_6976.jpg]]

2003 horror movie directed by Jean-Baptiste Andrea and Fabrice Canepa.

Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.

!!This movie provides examples of:
* AbandonedArea
* AHouseDivided
* AlienGeometries: [[spoiler:The road continues infinitely, and attempting to walk off it just leads right back to it.]]
* CruelAndUnusualDeath
* [[spoiler:DeadAllAlong]]
* DevelopingDoomedCharacters
* DontGoInTheWoods
** StayOnThePath
* EnemyRisingBehind
* FinalGirl
* GoingInCircles
* GoryDiscretionShot & [[TakeOurWordForIt take our word for it]]
* InfantImmortality [[spoiler:Subverted]]
* JumpScare
* MichaelJacksonsThrillerParody
* OffscreenTeleportation
* OrWasItADream
* PsychologicalTormentZone
* SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror: Mostly lurks on the horror side, but bounces into comedy at unexpected moments.
* SomeoneToRememberHimBy [[spoiler:Though she knew she was pregnant beforehand]]
* SortingAlgorithmOfMortality
* SpaceWhaleAesop [[spoiler:About falling asleep at the wheel]]
* TooDumbToLive [[spoiler:[[ADateWithRosiePalms Masturbating]] and smoking pot while your family is lost in the woods is a good way to end up on the wrong end of the morality scale]]
* YouthIsWastedOnTheDumb
----