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* RewatchBonus: [[spoiler: The first time you hear J.P. scream Holly's and Jensen's names as he's being attacked by the creatures, it's alarming because they're tearing him up. Upon re-watch, it's a lot ''more'' disturbing if you catch on that he might've realized ''it's his own monstrously-transformed friends who are killing him''.]]

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* PlayingWithSyringes: The contents of the bunker suggest that the Soviet military was experimenting on [[spoiler: their own troops, sending them through the time rift and then executing the resulting freakish monsters]].

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* TentativeLight: The decades-old light bulbs in the bunker keep flickering on and off, and one tunnel goes completely dark just as the students enter.


* TongueTrauma: The group come across a long unused weather station on their hike to the pass, and find something that they think is a cut tongue inside it. [[spoiler:When the remaining cast get inside the bunker, they find the tongue's dead owner laying on a slab]].

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* TongueTrauma: The group come across a long unused weather station on their hike to the pass, and find something that they think is a cut tongue inside it. [[spoiler:When the remaining cast get inside the bunker, they find the tongue's dead owner laying on a slab]]. Also, when Holly's recounts how the 1959 hikers' bodies were found, she mentions how one woman's oral cavity was severely damaged, including a missing tongue.


* RiddleForTheAges: [[spoiler: No explanation for the RealLife deaths of the 1959 hikers is ever settled upon. The strange events face by the ''current'' expedition are explained (see TwistEnding), but the creatures that menaced the film students didn't arrive until ''after'' the original nine Russian mountaineers were dead.]]

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* RiddleForTheAges: [[spoiler: No explanation for the RealLife deaths of the 1959 hikers skiers is ever settled upon. The strange events face faced by the ''current'' expedition are explained (see TwistEnding), but the creatures that menaced the film students didn't arrive until ''after'' the original nine Russian mountaineers Russians were dead.]]



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* VillainTeleportation: The mysterious elongated footprints appear in clusters at the camp and weather outpost, with no tracks leading in or out. The footprints' feral makers [[spoiler: that used to be Holly and Jensen]] are later revealed to have this power, as when Holly swings a chain at the female and her target vanishes before being struck.


* MeaningfulBackgroundEvent: About a half-hour into the film, during a conversation between Holly and Jensen, an indistinct pair of figures appears in the distant background for a few seconds, loping across a hill. These are likely their future, monstrous selves following the expedition.

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* MeaningfulBackgroundEvent: About a half-hour into the film, during a conversation between Holly and Jensen, an indistinct pair of figures appears in the distant background for a few seconds, loping across a hill. These are likely [[spoiler: their future, monstrous selves selves]] following the expedition.

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* RiddleForTheAges: [[spoiler: No explanation for the RealLife deaths of the 1959 hikers is ever settled upon. The strange events face by the ''current'' expedition are explained (see TwistEnding), but the creatures that menaced the film students didn't arrive until ''after'' the original nine Russian mountaineers were dead.]]

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** See also: MeaningfulBackgroundEvent.


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* MeaningfulBackgroundEvent: About a half-hour into the film, during a conversation between Holly and Jensen, an indistinct pair of figures appears in the distant background for a few seconds, loping across a hill. These are likely their future, monstrous selves following the expedition.


* ToplessnessFromTheBack: One DVD cover for the film has a naked woman in the middle of the snow, with her back turned to the viewer.

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* ToplessnessFromTheBack: One DVD cover for the film has a naked woman in the middle of the snow, with her back turned to the viewer. [[CoversAlwaysLie Guess when this happens in the movie]]...


* TwistEnding: [[spoiler:After Holly and Jensen take the blind jump into the teleport near the end, they [[TimeTravel end up in the year 1959]], and the final shot of the film shows that [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie they became the creatures]] that terrorized them inside the bunker]].

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* TwistEnding: [[spoiler:After Holly and Jensen take the blind jump into the teleport near the end, they [[TimeTravel end up in the year 1959]], and the final shot of the film shows that [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie they became the creatures]] that [[StableTimeLoop terrorized them inside the bunker]].
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A 2013 [[FoundFootageFilms found footage]] horror movie directed by Renny Harlin.

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A 2013 [[FoundFootageFilms found footage]] horror movie directed by Renny Harlin.
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: While the crew interviews Alya, the woman who was among the first people to discover the original nine victims back in 1959, she mentions that there were two extra bodies there with a strange device next to them. [[spoiler:These two bodies are later revealed to be Holly and Jensen who have been transformed by their TimeTravel trip through the teleporter, and the device next to them was the camera that was with them]].

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: While the crew interviews Alya, the woman who was among the first people to discover the original nine victims back in 1959, she mentions that there were was also two strange extra bodies there present with a strange device next to them. [[spoiler:These two bodies are later revealed to be Holly and Jensen who have had been transformed by their TimeTravel trip through the teleporter, and the device next to them was the camera that was they had with them]].

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A 2013 [[FoundFootageFilms found footage]] horror movie directed by Renny Harlin.

Five American college students travel to Ural Mountains in Russia to find out what really happened during the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyatlov_Pass_incident Dyatlov Pass incident]], where nine skiers died under mysterious circumstances. They themselves also disappear, and the video footage that they shot during the venture later surface online.

!!This film has examples of:

* AbandonedArea: After arriving in the area of the incident, the group discovers a door to an abandoned bunker. Later they have take refuge there, and discover an AbandonedLaboratory within.
* TheBackwardsR: Used in the end credits. One example is presenting the director credit as "Diяected by Reииy Harliи".
* CavalryBetrayal: After surviving the avalanche, the group fires a flare to get help. The "help" arrives as two men who starts firing at them when they get near enough.
* ChainPain: Holly momentarily drives away the two creatures menacing her and Jensen by swinging a chain at them.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: While the crew interviews Alya, the woman who was among the first people to discover the original nine victims back in 1959, she mentions that there were two extra bodies there with a strange device next to them. [[spoiler:These two bodies are later revealed to be Holly and Jensen who have been transformed by their TimeTravel trip through the teleporter, and the device next to them was the camera that was with them]].
* MaleGaze: When introducing Denise, the boom mic operator, JP uses his camera to zoom on her chest while mentioning her physical attributes for the job.
* StockUnsolvedMysteries: Inside the bunker, the three members of the remaining cast come across photos regarding the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philadelphia_Experiment Philadelphia Experiment]], which shows the crew of USS ''Eldridge'' (the ship involved in the experiment) being fused with the ship's inner workings due to its supposed teleportation experiments.
* TeleporterAccident: [[spoiler:The two creatures encountered by the cast are results of teleportation experiments gone wrong, that are being contained inside the bunker]].
* TongueTrauma: The group come across a long unused weather station on their hike to the pass, and find something that they think is a cut tongue inside it. [[spoiler:When the remaining cast get inside the bunker, they find the tongue's dead owner laying on a slab]].
* ToplessnessFromTheBack: One DVD cover for the film has a naked woman in the middle of the snow, with her back turned to the viewer.
* TwistEnding: [[spoiler:After Holly and Jensen take the blind jump into the teleport near the end, they [[TimeTravel end up in the year 1959]], and the final shot of the film shows that [[AndThenJohnWasAZombie they became the creatures]] that terrorized them inside the bunker]].

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