'The Hunted' Will Scare You Out of the Treestand

'The Hunted' Will Scare You Out of the Treestand

HNTD_eblastAs the saying goes, nothing makes a buck bigger than almost being shot. Normally.


But in the remote whitetail woods of one fictitious West Virginia property, there's something paranormally keeping the deer unscathed and hunters' drawers freshly soiled.


Strap into your safety harness because "The Hunted" will scare you out of your treestand. Pre-order it now.

Based on actual events, Jake, played by Josh Stewart (Bane's right-hand mercenary, Barsad, in "The Dark Knight Rises") and best friend videographer, Tony (Skipp Sudduth), set off to tape a bowhunting pilot in the West Virginia backwoods with the hopes of securing their own TV series.


When an outfitter puts them on a previously un-hunted plot that's home to a massive buck they've nicknamed "The Movie Star," due to its sightings on trail cams only, the duo's otherwise dream hunt turns into a nightmare expedition.

Shot with hand-held cameras and today's ubiquitous hunting tool, the GoPro, every hunter will quickly recognize the filming tropes embedded in modern hunting shows as well as found footage movies like "The Blair Witch Project." Accurately portraying the motions of an otherwise typical hunt, "The Hunted" cashes in on the natural fear of even the manliest hunters — the things that go bump in the dark.

For those of you who have heard a bobcat scream or a rabbit dying in the dark of morning, you'll quickly remember the memorable feeling of hairs rising on the back of your neck when Jake and Tony learn they are hunting on land home to not only a B&C buck, but the vicious haunting of a troubled spirit.

The cleverness of "The Hunted" lies in it's ability to make any hunting savvy viewer say, "Hey, this so looks familiar," all the way down to the sleepy words shared between buddies in a UTV en route to the stands to the sponsor-heavy equipment of easily recognizable brands of industry leaders like BowTech Archery and Realtree.

For those with an imagination that gives traction to ghost stories, "The Hunted" will have you looking over your shoulder next time you gear up and head out into the pines. You might just say to yourself, "It won't hurt to keep my headlamp on a little longer."  When your partner laughs and asks if you've by any chance seen "that" hunting horror movie, just keep glassing the horizon for the rising sun.

"The Hunted" will be available for purchase September 9 or you can pre-order the DVD now. For more details, visit the movie website.

Recommended for You

Bass

MLF Pros: What's Your Go-To Lure?

G&F Online Staff - May 20, 2019

When all else fails, here's what these pros tie on.

Fishing How-To

Why You'll Lose Your Next Big Bass

Larry Larsen

Now that you know you might screw it up the next time a big fish bites, let's fix it.

Gear

Get Ready for Summer with Cordova Coolers

May 23, 2019

Memorial Day sale offers 15 percent off everything website-wide.

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Abu Garcia Virtual Rod with Bluetooth

Pure Fishing's Andrew Wheeler tells Outdoor Sportsman Group writer Lynn Burkhead all about the brand new Abu Garcia Virtual rod that integrates Bluetooth technology through a free ANGLR smartphone app.

Berkley's New Terminal Tackle

OSG's Lynn Burkhead and Chad LaChance, host of World Fishing Network's Fishful Thinker television show, talk about Berkley's new innovative terminal tackle being introduced at ICAST 2019.

Mustad's Saltwater Jig Lineup

Russ Whisler shows OSG's Lynn Burkhead the innovative features and great color schemes in Mustad's voluminous lineup of saltwater jigs introduced at ICAST 2019.

See more Popular Videos

Trending Stories

Records

Upon Further Review: 70-Year-Old Catfish Record Voided

G&F Online Staff - May 22, 2019

Experts agree record channel cat caught in 1949 was actually a blue catfish.

Catfish

Catfish Night & Day: How to Catch 'Em Both Ways

Terry Madewell - April 04, 2018

Catfish tend to be found in shallower water at night, but they are still active during the...

Ammo

10 Best Long-Range Cartridges Ever Made

David Hart - January 14, 2015

Want to test the outer limits of your shooting skill? There's more to successful long-range

See More Stories

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

×