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Nightmare on the 13th Floor (1990)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Mystery | Thriller  -  31 October 1990 (USA)
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A reporter investigates the disappearances of guests at a hotel which she is writing a report about. Along the way, she will find an unmarked 13th floor where a murderer is on the loose.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michele Greene ...
Elaine Kalisher
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Sgt Madden
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Letti Gordon
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Mr. Rogas
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Dr. Alan Lanier
Terri Treas ...
Judith
Alan Haufrect ...
Hotel Clerk
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Hotel Waitress (as Juli Donald)
Kerry Noonan ...
Gail Myers
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Hotel Doorman
Norma MacMillan ...
Mrs. Beecher
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Hotel Porter (as Jeff Marcus)
Harvey Vernon ...
Thomas Bergen
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Wendy
Michael Melvin ...
Peddler
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Elaine Kalisher is a journalist who is writing an article on the Wessex Hotel. The staff say that the hotel doesn't have a 13th floor. Suddenly people dissapear and a Satanic group starts to send people up to the 13th floor where there is a maniac killer. Written by Dennis Svedberg

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When Judith is working at the reception desk of the skyscraper hotel in Seattle, Washington, a man named "J. J. McMahon" requires her attention. After all, he does "have a reservation". John J. McMahon, aka "J. J. McMahon" is the CEO of Wilshire Court Productions, the filming company that "created" (filmed, shot, designed, etc.) this film. Using his name is a fitting homage to a man that created an amazing company that created such an outstanding movie. This is also the reason that the credits list him as "Executive" rather than "J. J. McMahon". See more »

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When Elaine first arrives at the City Agencies office, watch the display board which lists the names of all of the departments within the building. While the departments should be listed in numerical order, the office for the Public Transportation department (#615) is inadvertently listed below numbers 669 and 689, rather than before them. Note that the "Transportation" in "Public Transportation" is misspelled. The "T" and the "A" from the word's third syllable are missing, and the word written on the sign actually reads "TRANSPORTION". Also note that while AGING is spelled "Ageing" in Australia and places overseas, the Americanized version of the word is correctly spelled "Aging". While few places in the USA do spell it "Ageing", It might have been assumed that spelling it correctly would confuse certain people as to it's correct pronunciation, and thus it was spelled phonetically... See more »

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Nightmarish boredom.
13 January 2010 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Elaine Kalisher is a writer for a travel magazine and is sent to the Wessex Hotel in Los Angeles to write an article.While exploring the hotel the service lift breaks down on an unmarked 13th floor.There she witnesses a murder,but is assured (when she is awake) by the hotel doctor that there is no 13th floor.She tries to solve the mystery of 13th floor...Dull and rarely involving TV production with not enough thrills for my liking.There is absolutely no gore,so I consider it a perfect horror movie for children.All the axe murders happen off-screen.I do like subtle horror like other reviewers,but the boredom almost kills "Nightmare on the 13th Floor".4 out of 10.


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