Splinter is a horror movie that was released on Halloween Day, in 2008. Directed by Toby Wilkins, this movie centers around spiky-backed parasitic creatures that attack the citizens of a small town. A couple, who choose this town to take a relaxing, romantic retreat, experience everything except relaxation and romance. Instead, they encounter these creatures, and as if battling these horrific splinter-like creatures isn't enough, they also encounter a desperate prison escapee and his girlfriend, who don't have good intentions. The young vacationing couple, along with some of the locals, become trapped inside a gas station, and they must defeat these bloodthirsty, splintery creatures if they expect to survive. Every time these survivors turn around, these razor-sharp creatures always seem to manage to find creative ways to attack their victims.