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Walled In (2009)

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A demolition company agent uncovers the horrifying secrets held within a building she's having razed.
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Cast

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Tim Allen ...
Police Officer (as Timothy Allen)
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Sam
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Mark D. Claxton ...
Richard (as Mark Claxton)
Pascal Greggory ...
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Store Clerk
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Taylor Leslie ...
Emily McAfee ...
Jane Redlyon ...
Rob Roy ...
Josh Strait ...
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Storyline

A young woman who recently graduated from engineering school travels to a remote location to supervise the demolition of a mysterious building. She soon discovers the horrifying secrets of the building and its past inhabitants, many of whom were victims of a vicious murderer who entombed his prey alive within its walls. Now she must turn the tables on the killer before she becomes his latest victim. Written by Anonymous

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Some secrets are best left buried.

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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19 June 2009 (Mexico)  »

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A Prisioneira  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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(European Film Market)

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1.85 : 1
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The glowing symbol in the building lobby, made up of solid and broken lines, is the I Ching hexagram for Persevering. It is made by combining the symbols for Thunder and Wind. See more »

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When Sam is researching the building on the Internet, the article she reads spells architect wrongly. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy: How do you know when someone really loves you?
Mary: That girl really had an effect on you, didn't she?
Jimmy: Tell me.
Mary: When you're willing to sacrifice everything for someone. There's no great love without it.
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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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Seriously over-combined ending wastes the promise
1 October 2011 | by (Prague) – See all my reviews

This movie had its promise, really interesting building and background legend. Unfortunately the authors forgot that the beauty is in the simplicity. The first two thirds do have some promise, but after that the movie slips into really over-combined mess.

Too much characters are packed in very small place and strange and totally illogical things do happen without any logical reason. This mess actually only confuses the viewer, it does not add drama nor thrill.

I seriously do like movies about strange buildings like "The Toolbox Murders" but the beauty of it is in clarity and simplicity. You simply do not want to see story in which the catharsis is mess of various scenes without any logic or reason. You basically know how the movie ends but you have no idea why it ended this particular way.

This movie would need serious clean up and simplification of the last third part to be actually good. It is just incomprehensible and the characters introduced in the first two thirds are mostly wasted. What a disappointment!


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