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The 4th Floor (1999)

A woman inherits a rent-controlled apartment and is terrorized by a neighbor.

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Jerry
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Lorna Millican ...
Mrs. Bryant
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Ashley
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A young woman moves into a new apartment that she inherited from her grandmother, who had died there in a bizarre accident. She is immediately confronted by totally bizarre neighbors and someone is obviously out to get her as rats and flies engulf her apartment. But with the array of weirdos around her, who might it be? Everyone warns her to stay away from her upstairs neighbor, but he is the only one who shows any kindness. Supposedly the neighbor below her is an 80 year old woman, but she hammers the floor so hard when the young woman moves furniture that she breaks tiles. Another neighbor seems kind enough to begin with, but later seems more interfering and threatening. Also her weatherman boyfriend can't be ruled out. Contrary to his desire for her to move in with him, she moved into their apartment. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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People are dying to live in this building.


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Rated R for terror/violence and language | See all certifications »

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El cuarto piso  »

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When Jane goes pounding on the door on the 4th floor, we see her through the peephole. The first two shots show her standing in an empty hallway, then when she's done pounding and starts to turn away, there are suddenly several bags of garbage around her. See more »

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Jane Emelin: I wanted to talk to you about Alice, Martha.
Martha Stewart: Alice?
Jane Emelin: I was down at the Korean grocery and he told me that she all of a sudden just stopped ordering groceries from the...
Martha Stewart: Wait a minute, wait a minute, why are you asking the Koreans about Alice?
Jane Emelin: I didn't ask him, he just told me that.
Martha Stewart: What is it with you? First the police, then the Koreans. Don't you have any respect for people's privacy? Who do you think you are, a spy?
Jane Emelin: No, I'm not a spy.
Martha Stewart: And what about what I told you about Mr Collins? I asked ...
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References 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

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Undershadow
Written by Brian Tyler
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Surprisingly good!
17 August 2006 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

I liked this film a lot. Juliette Lewis and Austin Pendleton did a very good job in this movie. Also William Hurt acted O.K.. Some movies in this genre are predictable, but this one wasn't.

The 4th Floor is Josh Klausner's first movie. I must say he did a very good job. The movie is certainly not a masterpiece, but it is very exciting! Pay attention to the last scene of the movie. Some of the music is very good!

I recommend this movie to everyone!

I learned a new word in this movie: I'm only going to give the first and last letter, because I don't want to spoil. The word is "P..S". People who saw the movie, will know which word it is.


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