The Hills Have Eyes is a 2006 horror film and remake of Wes Craven's 1977 film of the same name. Written by filmmaking partners Alexandre Aja and Grégory Levasseur of the French horror film Haute Tension,
and directed by Aja, the film follows a family who becomes the target
of a group of mutants after their car breaks down in the desert.
The film was released theatrically in the United States and United Kingdom on March 10, 2006. It earned $15.5 million in its opening weekend in the U.S.,where it was originally rated NC-17
for strong gruesome violence, but was later edited down to an R-rating.
An unrated DVD version was released on June 20, 2006. A sequel, The Hills Have Eyes 2, was released in theaters March 23, 2007.