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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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Monster
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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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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Also Known As:

Alma Diabólica  »

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€4,300,000 (estimated)
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In the beginning of this movie Sarah is clearly heard yelling for her "Red Crayon"; at the end of the movie, however, you can tell by lipreading that she now yells out for a "Blue Crayon". 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)
HMC Music Publishing
SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (FINLAND) OY
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A Bizarre and Weird Trip to a Disturbed Mind
17 October 2008 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

While in the hospital for a tomography of the brain of his autistic daughter Sarah (Skye Bennett), Ben (Noah Huntley) becomes upset when there is a power failure. He decides to leave the hospital with Sarah, while the nurse Emily (Dominique McElligott) 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.

"Dark Floors" is a bizarre and weird trip to a disturbed mind of an autistic girl. The dark story is intriguing and has a promising beginning, but the conclusion is disappointing. The performance of Skye Bennett, the eerie atmosphere and the special effects are the plus of this movie; Emily is a nice character well performed by Dominique McElligott; however, it is impossible to feel any empathy for the lead and important character performed by Noah Huntley. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "Alma Diabólica" ("Devilish Soul")


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