The Carters are an all-American household on their method to California when their automobile breaks down far from civilization in the remote southwestern desert. They are not alone. Watching from the hillsides is a really different sort of clan, a family of marauding inbred cannibals with an unspeakable taste for human flesh and monstrous brutality. In the problem that follows, what depravities must this wholesome household withstand to survive? And in a primitive wasteland ruled by desire and rage, who will become the most stunning savages of all? Dee Wallace, James Whitworth, Susan Lanier and Michael Berryman co-star in this troubling cult classic composed and directed by horror-master Wes Craven (Last House on the Left, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream).