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The Steam Experiment (2009)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  1 March 2009 (USA)
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A deranged scientist locks 6 people in a steam room and threatens to turn up the heat if the local paper doesn't publish his story about global warming.

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A former professor concocts a brutal experiment in order to get the word out on the effects of global warming. By trapping six people in an urban Turkish bathhouse, he vows to overheat his hostages unless his global-warming hypothesis is published on the front page of his local paper. Written by Anonymous

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When he turns up the heat ... they will turn on each other. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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The Chaos Experiment  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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[first lines]
Grant: This is a *nice* hotel.
Jimmy: Yep. Built in the 1900s by a railroad tycoon for his wife. She was a socialite. Had a lot of friends, liked to entertain.
Grant: Is that a fact.
Jimmy: Yep. Then she died after World War II and was closed for many years. Then a corporation bought it, and now it's being turned into luxury condos.
Grant: Luxury condos... So that's why it's empty, huh?
Jimmy: Yep. Well I'll tell you the truth, Grant, we are the last guests. I bribed the management. They're going to start renovation on ...
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This is the worst movie I have ever seen.
3 December 2010 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Let's keep this short and sweet. This movie is a total disaster. The plot makes no sense at all. The acting is dreadful. The writing is appalling. The music is absurd. The production must have been disastrous, as the movie is only 90 minutes long yet there are an enormous amount of padded super-slow-motion scenes. One scene was over FIVE MINUTES LONG, of nothing but actors gurning in slow motion while some pompous over-bearing music droned on. The ending is ridiculous. All in all, a total fail of a movie. I would have rather watched adverts for 90 minutes. The people involved in making this should never be allowed to make another movie again.


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