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Tower of Terror (1997)

A disgraced reporter investigates an abandoned luxury hotel where five people mysteriously disappeared sixty years earlier.

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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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26 October 1997 (USA)  »

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A rettegés háza  »

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Trivia

Every time the hotel is seen from the outside, the Hollywood sign is seen behind it. In the 1939 sequence, the sign reads "Hollywoodland" which was the what the sign said back in those times. See more »

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In the opening music montage at the Hollywood hotel, you see the band playing and they show a closeup of a man in the band wearing modern seeing glasses. See more »

Quotes

Chris 'Q' Todd: One word: forget it.
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Remade as Tower of Terror See more »

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Boy of my Dreams
Performed by Melora Hardin
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Hysterical
14 April 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Has a cute whimsical side coupled with a bit of macabre.

Pretty much what you expect from a film with Steve Gutenburg.

A good movie to watch when you want something light and funny..

Reminded me a bit of Don Knotts "the ghost and Mr Chicken" in style only.

A bit too campy to really be scary..but the characters definitely lead you to believe they are scared...nice little twist through out.

Not for the hard core thriller connoisseur but definitely good for a laugh.

I'd recommend it to Don Knotts type of movie fan..

I wish they'd make more movies based on Disney rides..they only help enhance the park going experience as you can't help but think of the details you might not have noticed in the rides before watching.


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