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Alone in the Dark -- Based on the video game, Alone in the Dark focuses on Edward Carnby, a detective of the paranormal, who slowly unravels a mysterious events with deadly results.
Alone in the Dark -- Based on the video game, Alone in the Dark focuses on Edward Carnby, a detective of the paranormal, who slowly unravels a mysterious events with deadly results.


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Based on the video game, Alone in the Dark focuses on Edward Carnby, a detective of the paranormal, who slowly unravels a mysterious events with deadly results. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Christian Slater ... Edward Carnby

Tara Reid ... Aline Cedrac

Stephen Dorff ... Cmdr. Richard Burke
Frank C. Turner ... Sam Fischer
Matthew Walker ... Prof. Lionel Hudgens

Will Sanderson ... Agent Miles

Mark Acheson ... Captain Chernick (as Mark Atcheson)

Darren Shahlavi ... John Dillon

Karin Konoval ... Sister Clara
Craig Bruhnanski ... 80's Sheriff (as Craig Brunanski)

Kwesi Ameyaw ... Deputy Adams
Dustyn Arthurs ... Young Edward

Catherine Lough Haggquist ... Krash

Ed Anders ... James Pinkerton
Brad Turner ... Beat Cop
Michael P. Northey ... Guard
Malcolm Scott ... Delivery Guy
Ryan Drescher ... Young Boy
Sean Campbell ... First Mate

Sarah Deakins ... Linda

Daniel Cudmore ... Agent Barr

Françoise Yip ... Agent Cheung

Ho-Sung Pak ... Agent Marko

Mike Dopud ... Agent Turner

Brendan Fletcher ... Cabbie
Donna Lysell ... Sarah Fischer

Ona Grauer ... Agent Feenstra

John Fallon ... Agent Yonek
Rebekah Postey ... Sophie
Robert Bruce ... Crewman Barnes

Dean Redman ... Agent Richards
Antonio Maiurano ... Agent Tony
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Ulmer ... Patrolman #2 (uncredited)
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Directed by
Uwe Boll 
Writing credits
Elan Mastai (written by) &
Michael Roesch (written by) &
Peter Scheerer (written by)

Produced by
Uwe Boll .... executive producer
Bruno Bonnell .... co-executive producer
Dan Clarke .... line producer (as Daniel Clarke)
Frederic Demey .... associate producer
Wolfgang Herold .... executive producer
Harry Rubin .... co-executive producer
Dan Sales .... associate producer (as Daniel Sales)
Philip Selkirk .... associate producer
Jonathan Shore .... associate producer
Jörg Tittel .... associate producer
Max Wanko .... associate producer
Shawn Williamson .... producer
Original Music by
Reinhard Besser 
Oliver Lieb 
Bernd Wendlandt 
Peter Zweier 
Cinematography by
Mathias Neumann 
Film Editing by
Richard Schwadel 
Casting by
Maureen Webb 
Production Design by
Art Direction by
Peter Stratford 
Set Decoration by
David Birdsall 
Costume Design by
Maria Livingstone 
Makeup Department
Honey Dawn Faircrest .... assistant hair stylist (as Honey-Dawn Faircrest)
Kathy Howatt .... first assistant makeup artist
Lise Kuhr .... key makeup artist
Harlow MacFarlane .... special makeup effects artist
J.P. Mass .... special makeup effects artist
Tamar Ouziel .... key makeup artist: second unit
Connie Parker .... key makeup artist
Sanna Seppanen .... hair stylist
Carole Simcox .... day checker makeup artist
Bill Terezakis .... special makeup effects designer
Maureen Terezakis .... special makeup effects producer
Monique Venier .... special makeup effects artist
Vince Yoshida .... special makeup effects artist
Howard Lau .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Keith Lau .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Paul Lukaitis .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alexis Hinde .... second assistant director
Sara Irvine .... third assistant director
Bryan C. Knight .... first assistant director
Robert Lee .... second unit director
Kevin Leslie .... first assistant director: second unit
Trevor McWhinney .... third assistant director: reshoots
Ky Romanell .... trainee assistant director
Richard Schwadel .... second unit director
Art Department
David Dowling .... property master
Troy Eirich .... assistant property master
Wes Hamby .... assistant property master
Jeremy Hanen .... set dresser
Stefan Lochmann .... storyboard artist
Daniel Scarcello .... sculptor
Paul Wagner .... props
Gary Young .... sculptor
Chelsea Yusep .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Konrad Birnbaum .... sound post assistant
Phillip Bürger .... sound post assistant
Jose R. Castellon .... adr recordist
William Conrad .... sound editor
Jochen Engelke .... sound editor
Jochen Engelke .... sound re-recording mixer
Tobias Fleig .... sound re-recording mixer
Wolfgang Herold .... sound supervisor
Bob Holbrook .... boom operator
Manuel Karakas .... mix editor
Manuel Karakas .... re-recording projectionist
Deni King .... adr supervisor
Yumiko Konomi .... sound editor
Annika Krieger .... sound post assistant
Roland Platz .... foley supervisor
Marco Raab .... additional sound designer (as Ma Raab)
Peter Roigk .... foley artist
Adam Sharpe .... adr mixer
Max Wanko .... dialogue editor
Max Wanko .... supervising sound editor
Fritz A. Wollner .... sound editor (as F.A. Wollner)
Special Effects by
Barry Hebein .... lead metal fabricator
Ian Korver .... special effects first assistant
Thierry Latremoille .... lighting technical director
Eric Milner .... special effects technician
Vance Vegas Salvalaggio .... special effects technician
John Sleep .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Michael Alkan .... lighting technical director
Marcus Beiner .... vfx system integration
Gilles Beloeil .... lighting technical director
Ann-Marie Blommaert .... visual effects coordinator
Jeff Bruneel .... digital compositor: ToyBox
Maria Bückenhoff .... visual effects artist
Kevin Chandoo .... visual effects artist
Lester Chung .... 2D compositor (as Lester James Chung)
Dug Claxton .... digital compositor
Gerrit Corsmeyer .... visual effects artist
Phil Dakin .... lighting/texture artist
Anthony De Chellis .... character animator: ToyBox
Jeremy Dineen .... senior visual effects animator: Toybox
Pete Dionne .... 3D artist: ToyBox
Andrew Edwards .... Inferno artist
Christopher Elke .... visual effects assistant producer
Daniel Fiegenschuh .... visual effects artist
Jay Field .... compositor
Helena Fischer .... visual effects artist
John Fukushima .... digital compositor
Brent Paul George .... character animation director
Brent Paul George .... digital character supervisor
Brent Paul George .... lead creature technical director
Paul C. George .... sequence supervisor
Ted Gervan .... visual effects artist
Martin Gessner .... visual effects producer
Peter Giliberti .... lead animator
Mark Goldberg .... digital effects artist
Adrian Graham .... visual effects technical supervisor
Rob Gyorgy .... editor / vfx artist
Bodo Keller .... visual effects producer
Iris Krause-Mirus .... visual effects artist
Filip Lange .... visual effects artist
Francois Latremoille .... visual effects
Chad Malbon .... digital film producer
Simon Mayer .... title artist
Ryan McDonald .... render wrangler
Erik Nordby .... digital compositor
Sean O'Hara .... compositor
Doug Oddy .... visual effects supervisor
Richard Oey .... character animator
Sébastien Quessy .... effects technical director
Jan Raimann .... visual effects artist
Florent Revel .... character animator
Tania Richard .... matte artist
Thorsten Schell .... visual effects artist
Christoph Schuhmacher .... visual effects artist
Geoff D.E. Scott .... visual effects supervisor
Michael Shapcotte .... visual effects systems integrator: Toybox
Jason Snea .... compositing supervisor
Martin Tardif .... lighting technical director
Joel Tong .... digital compositor
Max Wanko .... visual effects supervisor
Fiona Campbell Westgate .... visual effects producer
Wendy Whaley .... digital compositor
Sarah Wormsbecher .... visual effects coordinator: Toybox
Benjamin J. Wylie .... 3D animator
Philippe Zerounian .... character animator
Lars Zimmermann .... visual effects artist
Bojan Zoric .... creature concept designer
Bojan Zoric .... digital matte painter
Nick Perks .... 3D animator: research and development (uncredited)
Anna Terekhova .... digital film assistant (uncredited)
Ed Anders .... stunt coordinator
Shawn Beaton .... utility stunts
Jason Calder .... stunt performer
Dave Campbell .... stunts
Mike Carpenter .... stunt double
Douglas Chapman .... stunts
Laura Lee Connery .... stunt double: Tara Reid
Mike Crestejo .... stunt coordinator
Kylie Furneaux .... stunts
Christopher Gordon .... stunt double: Christian Slater-Carnby
Andrea Kinsky .... stunts
Scott Leva .... stunt coordinator: action wire coordinator
Don Lew .... stunts
Rick Moore .... stunt double
Gerald Paetz .... stunt driver
Raymond Sammel .... stunt performer
Darryl Scheelar .... stunt performer
Sharon Simms .... stunt performer
Kimani Ray Smith .... stunts
Sylvesta Stuart .... stunt performer
Brad Turner .... stunts
Owen Walstrom .... stunt coordinator
Claire Webb .... stunt double
Darren E. Scott .... stunts (uncredited)
Monte Thompson .... stunts (uncredited)
Brian Tonomura .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Mark Cohen .... camera operator: "a" camera
Mark Cohen .... first assistant camera
Jesse Deacon .... assistant chief lighting technician
Ryan Epp .... video technician
Chris Helcermanas-Benge .... still photographer
Carol Macdonald .... second assistant camera
Brad Smith .... b dolly grip
Jason Weir .... lighting technician
Steven J. Winslow .... camera technician: Wescam camera
Darek Wyszynski .... first assistant camera: second unit
Animation Department
Frédéric Côté .... animator
Pedram Goshtasbpour .... senior animator
Zachary V. Lowe .... animator
Danny Testani .... animator
Casting Department
Frederic Robinson .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Patti Bishop .... assistant costume designer
Corinne Mameli .... set supervisor
Audrey Wong .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Rhonda Blewett .... telecine assistant
Massimo Gubinelli .... color grader
Gary Lam .... first assistant editor
Warren Mazutinec .... first assistant editor
Daniela Szentgrothy .... assistant post-production supervisor
Music Department
Wolfgang Herold .... executive soundtrack producer
Wolfgang Herold .... music supervisor
Walter Christian Mair .... composer: additional music
Hugo Sanchez .... music editor
Transportation Department
Clif Kosterman .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Evan Allen .... production assistant
Mariam Arthur .... assistant: Mr. Sales
Lawren Bancroft-Wilson .... office production assistant
Ron Blecker .... military advisor
Vitomir Bogdanovic .... production assistant
Madeleine Brettschneider .... accountant
Hsun-Wei David Chang .... assistant to producers
Byron Drinkle .... playback coordinator
Karyn Edwards .... legal counsel
Henry Eshelman .... publicist
Warren Dean Fulton .... production assistant
Alexander Glua .... production assistant
Matthias Herold .... legal
Elle House .... miscellaneous crew
Anne Jacobsen .... production accountant
Hanno Kaempf .... legal counsel
Micah Kelpin .... assistant: Mr. Williamson
Jennifer Lewis .... trainee assistant location manager
Terry Mackay .... location manager
Sheri Mayervich .... assistant location manager
Robert Milicevic .... security
W. Robert Millar .... assistant location manager
Samantha Morris .... assistant: Mr. Williamson
Sue Pidhorney .... assistant: Mr. Slater
Lane Price .... body double
Mary Quinn .... assistant: Mr. Hegyes
Pascual Romero .... publicity and promotions
Brendan Rooney .... assistant production coordinator
Joey Setter .... production coordinator
Misha Skoric .... assistant: Mr. Dorff
Suzanne E. Smith .... payroll accountant (as Suzanne Clements)
Tracy D. Smith .... script development
Caden St. Clair .... additional voice
Ryan Steacy .... armorer
Sasha Tong .... assistant: Ms. Reid
Dan Lee West .... unit manager: reshoot
Avery Zands .... thanks
Jan Zands .... thanks
Monika Zands .... special thanks

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Rated R for violence and language
USA:96 min | Argentina:96 min | 99 min (Unrated Director's Cut) | USA:94 min (edited version)
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After execs read the green draft of the shooting script, the film got an additional $10 million. Uwe Boll poured the money into special effects.See more »
Continuity: After Slater's cab is slammed into the wall and the villain backs up to ram the cab again, the camera shot shows the villain "throwing" the car into reverse. The car should already be in reverse, and should be shifted into drive to ram the other taxi.See more »
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Prof. Lionel Hudgens:[narrating] In 1967, mine workers discovered the first remnants of a long lost Native American civilization - The Abkani. The Abkani believed that there are two worlds on this planet, a world of light and a world of darkness. 10,000 years ago the Abkani opened a gate between these worlds...
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153 out of 192 people found the following review useful.
You almost feel sorry for the actors, 28 January 2005
Author: lukin187250 from United States

This movie succeeds at being one of the most unique movies you've seen. However this comes from the fact that you can't make heads or tails of this mess. It almost seems as a series of challenges set up to determine whether or not you are willing to walk out of the movie and give up the money you just paid. If you don't want to feel slighted you'll sit through this horrible film and develop a real sense of pity for the actors involved, they've all seen better days, but then you realize they actually got paid quite a bit of money to do this and you'll lose pity for them just like you've already done for the film. I can't go on enough about this horrible movie, its almost something that Ed Wood would have made and in that case it surely would have been his masterpiece.

To start you are forced to sit through an opening dialogue the likes of which you've never seen/heard, this thing has got to be five minutes long. On top of that it is narrated, as to suggest that you the viewer cannot read. Then we meet Mr. Slater and the barrage of terrible lines gets underway, it is as if he is operating solely to get lines on to the movie poster tag line. Soon we meet Stephen Dorff, who I typically enjoy) and he does his best not to drown in this but ultimately he does. Then comes the ultimate insult, Tara Reid playing an intelligent role, oh help us! Tara Reid is not a very talented actress and somehow she continually gets roles in movies, in my opinion though she should stick to movies of the American pie type.

All in all you just may want to see this for yourself when it comes out on video, I know that I got a kick out of it, I mean lets all be honest here, sometimes its comforting to revel in the shortcomings of others.

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