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

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8 February 2008 (Finland)  »

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€4,300,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The film had the largest set ever built for a Finnish film. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Sarah: I want the red crayon!
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Soundtracks

Beast Loose In Paradise
Performed by Lordi
Music and Lyrics by Lordi (as Mr. Lordi)
HMC Music Publishing
SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (FINLAND) OY
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OK at first, just sad at the end
11 May 2009 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I love horror movies that brings out a real amount of mystery like say "silent hill" ( which i found to be quite good, but still, was missing something ) and movies that keeps you guessing, this i thought was one of those movies. At first the movie starts out with some really good suspense and builds up a good starting point for a good horror scene, but after that it just rolls down the hill and from there it only goes faster and faster down. I mentioned silent hill at first for a reason because i can see a lot of "stolen" themes from that movie in here.. All in all i would say, watch silent hill instead of this one, its better, its more scary, it has a lot more suspense and also the ending is a lot better.. And best of all, you wont feel ripped off as i did with this one.. This just seems to be one of those "i like that movie so I'm gonna re-make it in my own really bad version" kinda movie.. Oh and one more thing... Lordi.. in a horror movie... thats like trying to scare a kid with a care bear who has "hug me and i will love you forever" written on the stomach of it..


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