MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Up 364 this week

The Room (2003)

 -  Drama  -  27 June 2003 (USA)
3.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.5/10 from 22,868 users  
Reviews: 272 user | 67 critic

Johnny is a successful banker who lives happily in a San Francisco townhouse with his fiancée, Lisa. One day, inexplicably, she gets bored of him and decides to seduce Johnny's best friend, Mark. From there, nothing will be the same again.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 titles
created 01 Dec 2011
 
a list of 40 titles
created 12 Jul 2012
 
a list of 24 titles
created 30 Jul 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 02 Apr 2013
 
a list of 47 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Room" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Room (2003)

The Room (2003) on IMDb 3.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Room.

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A documentary about people who are homeless and those who help them. Don't give the homeless a hand out; give them a hand up.

Directors: Kaya Redford, Tommy Wiseau
Stars: Jonna Barmall, Jani Beck, William J. Bratton
Short | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Tells the tale of Alex as he moves into a peculiar house that mysteriously drips blood on him - a situation that he finds puzzling, perplexing and disturbing.

Directors: Brock LaBorde, Jared Richard
Stars: Tommy Wiseau, Joel S. Greco, Justine Ezarik
The Room (2012)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Yumi moves into her boyfriend's Tokyo apartment but on the night of the move, he is called away for business in New York. The couple communicates over Skype and over the course of four ... See full summary »

Director: David Shin
Stars: Ayumi Itô, Shûgo Oshinari, Shogen
The Neighbors (TV Series 2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A sitcom about the relationships between a group of people who live in the same apartment building.

Stars: Charolette Barlow, Andrew Buckley, Yenita Munoz
Troll 2 (1990)
Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

A family vacationing in a small town discovers the entire town is inhabited by goblins in disguise as humans, who plan to eat them.

Director: Claudio Fragasso
Stars: Michael Stephenson, George Hardy, Margo Prey
Horror | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.8/10 X  

A platoon of eagles and vultures attacks the residents of a small town. Many people die. It's not known what caused the flying menace to attack. Two people manage to fight back, but will they survive Birdemic?

Director: James Nguyen
Stars: Alan Bagh, Whitney Moore, Tippi Hedren
The Room (2006)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

When a strange door appears in a troubled family's house, they will have to face their darkest secrets.

Director: Giles Daoust
Stars: Pascal Duquenne, Maximilien Jouret-Maron, Joe Lewis
The Tommy Wi-Show (TV Series 2011)
Comedy | Sci-Fi | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Cult film star Tommy Wiseau is abducted by aliens, taken to a weird remote moon base, and forced to play video games.

Stars: Justine Ezarik, Brock LaBorde, Chris Trew
Action

It's 25 years later, and Detective Frank Washington is forced to team up with his long estranged partner Joe Marshall to solve a series of assassinations.

Director: Gregory Hatanaka
Stars: Mindy Robinson, Bai Ling, Tommy Wiseau
Director: Rick Harper
Stars: Juliette Danielle, Robyn Paris, Kyle Vogt
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
...
Philip Haldiman ...
Denny (as Phillip Haldiman)
Carolyn Minnott ...
Claudette (as Carolyn Minnot)
...
Scott Holmes ...
Mike (as Mike Scott)
Dan Janjigian ...
Chris-R
Kyle Vogt ...
Greg Ellery ...
Kari McDermott ...
Party Member #2 (as Kari Mcdermont)
Jennifer Vanderbliek ...
Party Member #3 (as Jen Vanderbliek)
...
Barista #2
Frank Willey ...
Coffee Shop #4
Edit

Storyline

In San Francisco, we follow Johnny, a man who has a girlfriend, Lisa, and also his best friend, Mark. Lisa has been cheating on Johnny with Mark and Johnny doesn't know! Will Johnny ever find out? Will Mark still be Johnny's best friend? Written by maxkriegelnance

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Once you go in... You never come out. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, language and brief violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 June 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Soba  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Tommy Wiseau has recorded behind the scenes in both video and audio format, with the latter being used by the tape recorder seen in the film. See more »

Goofs

All of the living room furniture in Johnny and Lisa's apartment is positioned in such a way that obscures the view of the TV. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Johnny: Hi, babe. I have something for you.
Lisa: What is it?
Johnny: Just a little something.
See more »

Crazy Credits

Craft Service - L.A. & S.F. Fast Food See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Dungeons and Dragons (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

I Will
Performed by Wayman Davis
Written by Kitra Williams and Jarah Gibson
Music written and arranged by Wayman Davis for Nu-Rhythmn
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

Wiseau, they're laughing at you, not with you
6 July 2004 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Okay, honestly I had to review this film as a way to try and find some understanding as to why it has such a cult following. I will say up front that the one good thing about it was that it was screened on 35mm, but that is where the good points end. I hope this acts as the first review that wasn't written by one of Tommy Wiseau's relatives or some other close friend of his. Read the other reviews on IMDb and you'll see what I mean.

What was this suppose to be? I saw "The Room" as part of the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival and from the program notes it was apparently supposed to be a black comedy. Huh? The only thing funny about it was how seriously the director and his cast took the project. The acting was terrible, even for low budget standards. The editing was something straight out of a soap opera rather than a full length feature with all it's generic establishing shots and sitcom-esque attempts at time passage.

The "love scenes" in this film, and I use that phrase loosely, are borderline nauseating. The actors are unattractive at best. It was like watching my parents get it on. However, it made me laugh. It made everybody laugh. But no one was laughing with this director's self proclaimed elaborate joke. Instead, most were laughing at how horrible it was one scene after another.

The bottom line is that Wiseau set out to make a deep, thought provoking film about betrayal and trust and all those common themes that many great films have explored. The problem comes in the fact that he failed so horribly that the finished product came off as funny and now he's acting like this is what he meant to have happen. This was not meant originally to be funny...it couldn't have been. I'm not buying it. This film was simply a big mistake that some people enjoy watching like a car accident out on the freeway.


154 of 189 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Best story from The Disaster Artist? wrestlingfan23
List things about this movie that DON'T suck: Hegerfors
Delete your post 'The Room' style Solid_Boomstick
Most underrated movie. daandw
How much does Johnny make brandonstrandy
One hundred and more URBAN LEGENDS about 'The Room' Visioneer
Discuss The Room (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?