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Director:
Writer:
Ti West (writer)
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Release Date:
29 March 2012 (Russia) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Some guests never check out. See more »
Plot:
During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
3 wins & 2 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(1056 articles)
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User Reviews:
Interesting Premise But Doesn't Deliver See more (234 total) »

Cast

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Sara Paxton ... Claire

Pat Healy ... Luke

Alison Bartlett ... Angry Mom

Jake Ryan ... Young Boy (as Jake Schlueter)

Kelly McGillis ... Leanne Rease-Jones

Lena Dunham ... Barista

Brenda Cooney ... Madeline O'Malley

George Riddle ... Old Man

John Speredakos ... Officer Mitchell
Sean Reid ... Medic
Kurt Venghaus ... Medic
Thomas Mahoney ... Medic
Michael Martin ... Medic
Michael P. Castelli ... Medic

Directed by
Ti West 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ti West  writer

Produced by
Badie Ali .... executive producer
Hamza Ali .... executive producer
Malik B. Ali .... executive producer
Derek Curl .... producer
Larry Fessenden .... producer
Jacob Jaffke .... line producer
Greg Newman .... executive producer
Peter Phok .... producer
Ti West .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jeff Grace 
 
Cinematography by
Eliot Rockett (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ti West 
 
Casting by
Lisa Fields 
 
Production Design by
Jade Healy 
 
Art Direction by
Scott Kuzio 
 
Set Decoration by
Chris Trujillo 
 
Costume Design by
Elisabeth Vastola 
 
Makeup Department
Jennifer Hauck .... makeup intern
Brenna McGuire .... makeup department head
Brian Spears .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Jacob Jaffke .... production manager
Peter Phok .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Isabel Escobar .... second second assistant director
Kim Koby .... first assistant director
Christopher Menges .... second assistant director
Graham Reznick .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Stephen Caputo .... scenic artist
Nicole Heffron .... scenic artist
Tim Linden .... property master
Ian Salter .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Shaun Brennan .... foley artist
Tom Efinger .... sound re-recording mixer
Tom Efinger .... sound supervisor
Eric Gitelson .... dialogue editor
Eric Gitelson .... foley engineer
Jack Hutson .... production sound mixer
Graham Reznick .... sound designer
Graham Reznick .... sound supervisor
Jeff Seelye .... sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Micah Gallo .... digital intermediate executive producer
Tyler A. Hawes .... digital intermediate colorist: Lit Post
John C. Loughlin .... visual effects supervisor
Gustavo Mendes .... digital intermediate conform editor: Lit Post
Scott Purdy .... digital intermediate producer: Lit Post
Geno Tazioli .... account executive: Lit Post
 
Stunts
Jared Burke .... stunt rigger
Abby Nelson .... stunt double: Sara Paxton
Anthony Vincent .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joe Anderson .... first assistant camera
Ash Bhalla .... grip
Nick D'Agostino .... electrician
Andrew Engert .... best boy electric
Samuel Herbig .... electrician
Bruce Jones .... grip
Mark Koenig .... gaffer
Ian McAlpin .... assistant camera
Jim McGibbon .... third grip
Michael Mortell .... best boy electric
John Moustakas .... grip
Megan Nole .... electrician
Jeff Peixoto .... film loader
Miranda Rhyne .... electrician
Ari Robbins .... steadicam operator
Eric Scherbarth .... still photographer
John Shim .... key grip
Walter Strafford .... electrician
Matt Tomko .... best boy grip
G.T. Womack .... second assistant camera
Brian Yost .... grip
 
Casting Department
John Barba .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Amanda Williams .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Thomas Centrone .... dailies film colorist
Daniel Martens .... assistant editor
Chad Schermerhorn .... dailies assistant
 
Music Department
Tom Chiu .... musician: violin
Dave Eggar .... musician: cello
Adriana Grace .... music preparation
Jeff Grace .... orchestrator
Marguerite Phillips .... music supervisor
Joshua Tidsbury .... score mixer
 
Other crew
Matt Arena .... set intern
Richard Buttafuso .... caterer
Becky Di Lallo .... production coordinator
Patrick Eaton .... key production assistant
Eric S. Eichelberg .... additional production assistant
Jonathan Follo .... set intern
Rachael Gillson .... production intern
Will Gottlieb .... production assistant
Paul Hammond .... commentary
Jessica Jaffke .... craft service
Steven Julien .... production assistant
John D. Lanza .... accountant: Connecticut
Laurie McBride .... accountant: Connecticut
Glenn McQuaid .... title designer
Christopher Menges .... location manager
Michael Miles .... production assistant: first team
Darin Quan .... additional production assistant
Courtney Schade .... commentary coordinator
Mike Schleifer .... set intern
Julia Tasker .... script supervisor
Michael Vincent .... production assistant
Michael Williams .... film clearances
Justin Wilson .... production assistant
Lisa Wisely .... business affairs: Glass Eye Pix
Angel Jimenez Jr. .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Ozzy Alvarez .... special thanks
Dori Begley .... special thanks
Matt Burgerhoff .... special thanks
John Carchietta .... special thanks
Matt Cowal .... special thanks
Dan DeFilippo .... special thanks
Bo Derek .... special thanks
Adriana Grace .... special thanks
Jesse Hoy .... special thanks
Daphne Javitch .... special thanks
Brent Kunkle .... special thanks
Joshua Leonard .... special thanks
Dave Marken .... special thanks
Glenn McQuaid .... special thanks
TJ Nordaker .... special thanks
John Norris .... special thanks
Zachary Parris .... special thanks (as Zach Parris)
Angus Scrimm .... special thanks
Marc Senter .... special thanks
Joe Swanberg .... special thanks
Lisa Wisely .... special thanks
Gary Woina .... special thanks
Patrick M. Wood .... special thanks
 

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Rated R for some bloody images and language
Runtime:
101 min
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Trivia:
The movie is filmed at the actual Yankee Pedlar Inn, in Torrington, Connecticut.See more »
Quotes:
Claire:Never skimp on bread; you'll always regret it.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Innkeepers: Behind the Scenes (2012) (V)See more »

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152 out of 224 people found the following review useful.
Interesting Premise But Doesn't Deliver, 2 January 2012
Author: zzoaozz from United States

This movie had a lot of potential with an interesting hook and great location but failed to deliver all around.

A horror movie relies on tension and atmosphere to build fear. This movie takes a very long and tedious time establishing characterization instead of mood. Unfortunately, the two main characters and in fact all the characters in the very small cast are so two-dimensional and stereotypical that all that time was thoroughly wasted. To add insult to injury, there is even a cheap jump scene at the beginning that breaks what little mood is established by the opening credits and pans of the set. When the movie finally reaches its climax, it still is not scary or horrific. It just falls flat. The ending was unsatisfying as well with no real resolution or twist.

It's just good enough to keep you watching and waiting for something to happen, but it never does.

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Great movie, but crap ending ruined it. The-Kurgan
Movie stayed within logical bounds until the end bloopville
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Does anyone else agree that Sara Paxton was smokin' hot in this movie? doug-chartier
The last shot in the movie, what should we be seeing? deniro1
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