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Dark Floors (2008)

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A man emerges with his autistic daughter and three others from a hospital elevator to find themselves trapped in the building with devilish monsters.

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Leon Herbert ...
Rick
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Tobias
Philip Bretherton ...
Walter
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Ben
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Emily
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Lordi ...
Lead Monster (as Mr. Lordi)
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Amen ...
Monster
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Monster
Awa ...
Monster
Jussi Haukkamaa ...
Family on 8th Floor
Hilla Haukkamaa ...
Family on 8th Floor
Hugo Haukkamaa ...
Family on 8th Floor
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Storyline

While in the hospital for a tomography of the brain of his autistic daughter Sarah, Ben becomes upset when there is a power failure. He decides to leave the hospital with Sarah, while the nurse Emily tries to convince him to leave Sarah for further treatment. They get the elevator with three other passengers, and suddenly the elevator stops; when the door opens, people has vanished from the hospital, the environment is creepy and they are chased by devilish monsters. They find that they are trapped in the hospital, and the creatures seem to be hunting Sarah. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Fantasy | Horror

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Rated R for horror violence and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Alma Diabólica  »

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€4,300,000 (estimated)
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In an online interview, Lordi claimed that the film's content was notably toned down at the request of financiers, based on the assumption that his band's success at the Eurovision Song Contest would attract many young viewers. See more »

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Patients are never strapped in or sedated in a cat-scan because the straps may make the heart rate increase and cause anxiety and increased brain activity and sedatives kills brain activity. Doctors who preform these test are looking for anomalies at a resting or normal brain activity rate. See more »

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Sarah: I want the red crayon!
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Beast Loose In Paradise
Performed by Lordi
Music and Lyrics by Lordi (as Mr. Lordi)
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SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (FINLAND) OY
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A new take on Silent Hill...
28 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It has been a while since I've rated a movie and Dark Floors isn't exactly the best movie to make my comeback on.

Dark Floors starts as a concerned father tries to get his daughters medical problems diagnosed. He isn't satisfied with them not curing her within the first day of testing so he decides to take her out of the hospital w/o their knowing. Unfortunately the elevator takes them to a strange evil hospital where they must try and survive.

Man this does have some coolness as it really reminds me of another version of Silent Hill where we see the real world and the twisted dream world. The story is fairly interesting at first but unfortunately it gets boring quickly as the sit for periods and do pretty much nothing...I mean really there is a part where they spend nearly five minutes attacking a wall. The movie is part interesting but it can be worse as far as horror movies go.

If you have the time and attention this is an fair watch...


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