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A group of people with psychic powers are invited to spend the night in a haunted house.
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 Prof. Joyce Reardon (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Steve Rimbauer (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Annie Wheaton (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Professor Carl Miller (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Cathy Kramer (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Rachel Wheaton (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Emery Waterman (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Nick Hardaway (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Victor Kandinsky (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Ellen Rimbauer (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Pam Asbury (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Mrs. Kay Waterman (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Sukeena (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Actress Deanna Petrie / ... (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Kevin Bollinger (3 episodes, 2002)
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 John P. Rimbauer (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Young Steven Rimbauer (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Annie / ... (3 episodes, 2002)
Paige Gordon ...
 April Rimbauer (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Mr. George Wheaton (2 episodes, 2002)
Mary Jo Dugaw ...
 Mrs. Wheaton (2 episodes, 2002)
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 Douglas Posey (2 episodes, 2002)
Zoaunne LeRoy ...
 Mrs. Stanton (2 episodes, 2002)
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 Mr. Stanton (2 episodes, 2002)
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Storyline

Dr. Joyce Reardon, a psychology professor, leads a team of psychics into the decrepit mansion known as Rose Red. Her efforts unleash the spirit of former owner Ellen Rimbauer and uncover the horrifying secrets of those who lived and died there. Written by Gizele

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If Some Houses Are Born Bad, This One Was Created In Hell. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for terror/violence and some sexual references | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Rose Red (2002) derived from Stephen King's desire to write a script about a haunted house. It was inspired by an alleged haunted house in his home town of Durham, Maine. See more »

Goofs

When Cathy demonstrates her automatic writing while in the bar, she can clearly be seen to scribble a second line on the pad of paper even though a subsequent shot shows her still writing the first. See more »

Quotes

Steve: [discussing the future of the house] No, no, it's coming down in July, and I can't wait. I cannot wait.
Joyce: How can you hate it so much?
Steve: It eats my relatives! Or did you miss that in your research?
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Before the credits roll: In Memory of David Dukes He played the Professor and he died shortly before filming was through. See more »

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References Ghostbusters (1984) See more »

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MOONLIGHT SERENADE
Written by Glenn Miller
Performed by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra
1940 Courtesy of RCA Victor Records
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A Novel on Film
25 April 2003 | by (Peoria, IL) – See all my reviews

Someone said this was "too long" and made the comment that longer books don't translate well to screen. However, if they knew anything about Rose Red, they would know that it was never a book. It was written directly for the screen by Stephen King. As I watched the film, I kept thinking how much it was like a novel come to life! Then I was watching the featurette "The Making of Rose Red" on the DVD and Stephen King as well as the director said that it was really just a novel that was played out on screen. It is so true! I am an avid fan of King's work, and this film was a real treat, because it was just like reading one of his books. It it not SUPPOSED to be your typical 90 minute work (as King says, he feels like that is similar to stealing all the towels in the hotel room and then quickly packing them into your bag and sitting on it to try to force them to stay in). It is much more character driven and rich, and takes much more attention than a regular film does. That is WHY it was a 3 part series!

If you are willing to put forth the effort--and I mean this as a COMPLIMENT to the film, for it really is like reading a novel--then you will love it. 10/10 from me!


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