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Tower of Terror (1997)

TV Movie  |  Unrated  |   |  Horror, Thriller, Comedy  |  26 October 1997 (USA)
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A disgraced reporter investigates an abandoned luxury hotel where five people mysteriously disappeared sixty years earlier.

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Jill Perry
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Chris 'Q' Todd
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Abigail Gregory
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Gilbert
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Richard Minchenberg ...
Dr. Daniels
Marcus Smythe ...
Sergeon
Don Perry ...
Great Grand Dad
Michael Waltman ...
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Storyline

The film starts out when 5 people walk into an elevator, but something goes very wrong. The elevator collapses 11 floors and the five people roam around the hotel as ghosts. 60 years later, reporter Buzzy (Steve Guttenberg) and his niece Anna (Kirsten Dunst) are trying to find out the mystery of the hotel. An old lady named Abigail tells them that if they find a belonging of each person on the elevator they will be free from the hotel. Written by Cory Thompson

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Hotel Guests Check In...But They Don't Check Out!


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Most of the tower footage in the film, both interior and exterior, were shot at the actual Tower of Terror attraction at the Disney's Hollywood Studios. (Then Disney MGM Studios) See more »

Goofs

When Anna is waiting outside the hotel for her Uncle Buzzy and Carolyn Crossland/Claire Poulee to return the main door can be seen in the background open. But when she decides to enter alone she is then seen opening the door herself. A few minutes later when she is seen looking for personal effects of the ghosts behind the reception desk, the door is open in the background but when she runs from her encounter with the ghosts it's closed then open again in a matter of seconds. See more »

Quotes

Chris 'Q' Todd: One word: forget it.
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Featured in Shameful Sequels: Tower of Terror (2013) See more »

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Boy of my Dreams
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Terroriffic
22 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Made for TV? More like too good for theaters! Disney's Tower of Terror is based on The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Walt Disney World's Disney's Hollywood Studios, formerly Walt Disney World's Disney-MGM Studios. The stakes are just as high in the movie as the ride (about 12 floors high, he he he). Steve Guttenberg's acting has never been better. Dare I say no one's acting has ever been better? And Kirsten Dunst! What a lady! She's going places! The all star cast doesn't stop there! This movie also has the dude who played Lloyd on Brotherly Love whose name I am too lazy to look up here on IMDb! Oh and Jan from The Office was spectacular.

The Hollywood Reporter was right when they claimed this movie to be "A Thrill Ride!" (as seen on the DVD cover, though taken in context they may have actually been talking about the thrill ride). It'll give you Chills & Thrills with its Spectacular Special F/X! (also taken off the DVD cover).


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