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Silent Hill: Revelation (2012)

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When her adoptive father disappears, Sharon Da Silva is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since childhood.

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Sharon Da Silva believes that she is on the run with her adoptive father because he killed a man in self-defense when she was young. Now on the eve of her 18th birthday, living under the alias of Heather Mason, plagued by horrific nightmares and the disappearance of her father, Sharon discovers he has been protecting her from a religious cult called the Order of Valtiel. The revelation leads her deeper into a demonic world that threatens to trap her forever in a place known as Silent Hill. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence and disturbing images, some language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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26 October 2012 (USA)  »

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Silent Hill 2  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$8,023,036 (USA) (28 October 2012)

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$17,529,157 (USA)
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The character of Suki played by Heather Marks was not originally present in the shooting script only to be added later on in development. See more »

Goofs

The retcon involving Dahlia's and Christabella's sisterhood may be related to another continuity change, in which Sharon is stated to be an orphaned baby that was infused with Alessa's soul. The script sheds further light on this, depicting a flashback sequence in which Lisa Garland hands Alessa a baby kidnapped from its parents, into which Alessa puts the good side of her soul. In the first film, Sharon is no one's child, having been willed into existence by Alessa's powers, just as Dark Alessa was willed into existence. See more »

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Harry: It's only a dream kiddo.
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Crazy Credits

The first segment of the end credits is accompanied by images of a frozen battle occurring between the Mannequin Monster and the Nurses. The Missionary is also shown in the final seconds. See more »

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Follows Silent Hill (2006) See more »

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Never Forgive Me, Never Forget Me
Written and Performed by Akira Yamaoka
Courtesy of Konami
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Too Short, Underdeveloped
29 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The first half of the film was great. It was creepy, it was suspenseful, and it was almost scary (speaking as someone who considers most scary films to be dull and silly). The film did a good job of summarizing the first, and the 3D was generally well-done. So where did this film fail? Well first, the character relationships were extremely superficial, to the point where it felt like they were tacked-on or unrealistic. Some of the character motivations were also underdeveloped and made the characters come off as stupid or just hard to relate to, especially towards the end. The characters take a while to actually enter Silent Hill, and when they do the film quickly devolves from creepy moments to explaining the story, which is not particularly compelling. Obviously, the film makers had to work within the context of the original while trying to tie it into the third game, but so much of the film was devoted to characters explaining the plot that it made the film feel somewhat dull. Think of the old adage "show, don't tell". The film was overly short, and it seemed as though this was the central problem. 20 more minutes to SHOW the plot, interspersed with a few more creepy scenes, and this film could have easily surpassed the original. Alas, the director chose to keep the film succinct, and the result is that it feels rushed and the last ten or fifteen minutes feel more like a cheesy action movie than a horror film. As I said, with twenty more minutes of footage, the film could have easily been one of the scariest movies of the last 10 years, and could have had believable characters and a more expertly revealed plot. Instead, we're left with a decent movie with a few good scares.


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