MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,572 this week

AM1200 (2008)

 -  Short | Horror  -  3 October 2008 (USA)
7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 281 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 1 critic

Haunted by recent events and on the run, a man finds himself the unwitting pawn of a possessed evangelical radio station and like his unfortunate predecessor must ask himself whether it is better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 152 titles
created 14 Feb 2012
 
a list of 855 titles
created 05 Jun 2012
 
a list of 38 titles
created 14 Mar 2013
 
a list of 164 titles
created 21 Mar 2013
 
a list of 7 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "AM1200" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: AM1200 (2008)

AM1200 (2008) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of AM1200.
3 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

An artist, Robert Pickman, becomes obsessed by visions of unworldly horror, revealed to him through an ancient artifact discovered in an abandoned church.

Director: Robert Cappelletto
Stars: Barret Walz, Maurice McNicholas, Tom Lodewyck
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A boy, looking for his missing father, travels to Germany and uncovers a haunting legacy that a meteorite left behind in the area. Based on H.P. Lovecraft's short novel "The Color Out of Space."

Director: Huan Vu
Stars: Paul Dorsch, Jürgen Heimüller, Ingo Heise
U-900 (2008)
Comedy | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

It is the year 1944 and World War II is not over yet. The Germans want to send their last available submarine, the U-900, on a secret mission from Toulon to Warnemuende. Atze pretends to be... See full summary »

Director: Sven Unterwaldt Jr.
Stars: Atze Schröder, Oliver Wnuk, Yvonne Catterfeld
The Corridor I (2010)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Friends on a weekend excursion take a path into a forest that leads to death and destruction.

Director: Evan Kelly
Stars: Stephen Chambers, James Gilbert, David Patrick Flemming
1500 Steps (2014)
Drama

1500 Steps is a transforming journey towards self belief and brilliance. A cross between Chariots of Fire and The Karate Kid, this high school drama is set in the beautiful, Sydney, beach suburb of Cronulla.

Director: Josh Reid
Stars: Alex Fechine, Laura Benson, Jack Matthews
15: The Movie (2003)
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Fast, frenetic, and furious, 15 is the story of five Singaporian teenagers who, abandoned by the system and estranged from their parents and life in general, build their own world in which ... See full summary »

Director: Royston Tan
Stars: Melvin Chen, Erick Chun, Melvin Lee
Invasion 1700 (1962)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  
Director: Fernando Cerchio
Stars: Jeanne Crain, Pierre Brice, Elena Zareschi
140 (2009)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

140 filmmakers in 140 locations worldwide will be synchronized through the website Twitter.com to film 140 seconds at the same time. The theme is connection. The must film whatever it is ... See full summary »

Directors: Frank Kelly, Farah Al Amin, and 49 more credits »
Stars: Kiele Sanchez, Kevin Sussman, Emily Schooley
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Gianfranco Giagni
Stars: Roland Wybenga, Paola Rinaldi, Margareta von Krauss
120 (2008)
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

During the Sarikamis Battle, the Ottoman army runs out of ammunition and appeals to the people of Van for help, who happen to have supplies. However, the First World War is on and all men ... See full summary »

Directors: Özhan Eren, Murat Saraçoglu
Stars: Özge Özberk, Cansel Elcin, Burak Sergen
Software (2000)
Short | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Scott Billups
Stars: Michael Holmes
15! (TV Movie 2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Sònia Sánchez
Stars: Mamen Duch, Míriam Iscla, Carme Pla
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Sam Larson
...
Jonah Henry
...
Harry Jones
Stephanie Venditto ...
Helen
Phil Trask Jr. ...
Paul
Michael Ambrosini ...
Newscaster
Edit

Storyline

Cocky investment analyst Sam Larson has a lot on his mind. After a financial scam goes horribly wrong, he hits the road in a desperate bid to out run his guilt. A fragment of a radio broadcast that may or may not be a distress call lures him to an isolated transmitting station and into a terrifying mystery of murder, madness and the insatiable hunger of a power beyond his comprehension. Written by David Prior

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Get ready for the live feed.

Genres:

Short | Horror

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 October 2008 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Jonah Henry: They say it's better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven. What about serving in Hell? What if the only option is to serve in Hell?
Jonah Henry: There's a kind of freedom when you don't have a choice.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A great little horror/suspense film.
5 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I recently saw 1200 AM at the H.P. Lovecraft film festival and was absolutely blown away by it. Although it is based on an original story (rather than being an adaptation of one of Lovecraft's works) it fit perfectly into the genre.

When embezzling businessman Jonah Henry (John Billingsley)begins driving cross country his greatest fear is that he will be captured by the police. A mysterious radio broadcast from an isolated radio station, a few wrong turns, and car trouble on a lonely country road are just the start of his troubles. Forced to take shelter in the nearly abandoned radio station Jonah comes into contact with a far greater horror than he could ever have imagined.

Although the story is fairly straightforward, this short film really packs a wallop. Suspenseful, gory, and with a nasty surprise at the end, 1200 AM is hands down the best horror film I've seen in quite awhile.


15 of 22 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What were the flashing lights? benjaminbradley78
Fantastic! cohaku1188
Excellent Film aaronjv-1
playing at HP Lovecraft Film Festival aaronjv-1
Discuss AM1200 (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?