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Dark Floors (2008)

R  |   |  Fantasy, Horror  |  8 February 2008 (Finland)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jon
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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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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The Fear Is Here. See more »

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror

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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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Alma Diabólica  »

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€4,300,000 (estimated)
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Most expensive Finnish horror film to be produced. 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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Connections

Referenced in Monsterman (2014) See more »

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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Pretty good... not Hollywood horror trash
22 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie has been sitting around for months now waiting for me to watch it. I finally did, and I have to say I am very pleased. It is definitely reminiscent of, and rivals, Silent Hill. However a lot of people seem to have some stupid reasons for not liking this movie. Honestly: the CGI and costumes were not bad (think 'Big Trouble in Little China' but better), the acting is classic A-Movie horror (Poltergeist), "gore" is not the focus of the movie, but is used effectively, and the story, while understandably a bit confusing, had good pacing and impact.

Now, I'm not ashamed to say, I like b-movies... a lot. But I've still been let down by recent Hollywood horror films. I'll take this over one of those lame Saw sequels any day.


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