It started when five people agreed to spend one night in a haunted house . . . What began as an evening of fun a harmless scares in exchange for one million dollars to anyone who stayed the... See full summary »
A salvage crew that discovers a long-lost 1962 passenger ship floating lifeless in a remote region of the Bering Sea soon notices, as they prepare to tow it back to land, that "strange things" happen...
When an eccentric millionaire offer a group of opposites $1,000,000 to spend the night in a so called "Haunted House" with a murderous past, they figure it is a quick way to get quick money and leave. All of them are sure it is some made up story just to mess with their heads a little and test their courage. But, once they stay in the house they start to think about the mistake they made in coming there when mysterious things start to happen. Written by
The inscriptions on the walls and doors in the hospital seem to be all in German, but are misspelled and do, even if spelled correctly, not make any particular sense when translated. The inscription "Gehrinev Hygiene" (seems to mean German "Gehirn") for example is a rough translation of the English "brain sanitation" into German. Maybe the German inscriptions were just supposed to add a more gothic atmosphere to the movie, but quite certainly they are also a reference to an old German Horror movie The Haunted Castle (1921) directed by F.W. Murnau, which also deals with a haunted manor. See more »
The film is set in L.A. At the end of the movie, the sun is shown rising over the ocean (some have argued that the time is uncertain and that it could just as easily be sunset). See more »
Steven H. Price:
[on his newest rollercoaster]
Ever see one that starts at the top? 20 stories worth of top.
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The Warner Bros. logo is grey in color and is surrounded by thunder and lightning. See more »
I've never seen William Castle's original from 1958,but in my opinion 1999 version isn't completely bad.Director William Malone creates some atmosphere and suspense during the first hour,but everything is almost completely ruined by awful ending.There's some good gore,striking visuals and atmospheric sets,but the conclusion is absolutely lame(the CGI effects look really fake!).If you like horror movies give this one a look,just don't expect something impressive.
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