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The Innkeepers -- After over one hundred years of service, The Yankee Pedlar Inn is shutting its doors for good. The last remaining employees -Claire and Luke - are determined to uncover proof of what many believe to be one of New England's most haunted hotels. As the Inn's final days draw near, odd guests check in as the pair of minimum wage "ghost hunters" begin to experience strange and alarming events.
The Innkeepers -- 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.
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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
Bubi Escobar .... second second assistant director (as Isabel Escobar)
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
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)
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
101 min
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Did You Know?

The movie is filmed at the actual Yankee Pedlar Inn, in Torrington, Connecticut.See more »
Revealing mistakes: When Claire is looking through the haunting website, the visitation counter switches from 3875 to 3874.See more »
Claire:Never skimp on bread; you'll always regret it.See more »
Movie Connections:
Features Solitaire (1981) (VG)See more »


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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Innkeepers, direct me to the nearest bed please, because this was a snoozefest..., 13 July 2013
Author: Paul Magne Haakonsen from Denmark

As much as I enjoy horror movies, I never gotten around to watching "The Innkeepers", not before now anyway. Having found the DVD at a great bargain on the Amazon marketplace, I finally got around to watching it.

And with all the hype and great reviews and praise the movie had received, I believed I was in for a rather pleasant and enjoyable movie. Well, I was surprised, this wasn't even anything remotely close to anything I had expected.

First of all, you need to get well over one hour into the movie before anything starts to happen. And even then, it is nothing overly scary or overly impressive.

Don't get me wrong, the movie is nice to look at, it is well shot, well edited and well acted, however it is just anything but scary. And having to sit for over an hour without anything happening is just downright boring and could be considered torture.

The hotel itself and the sets were nice, and it did have a very nice touch to it. Sort of a very realistic and idyllic sense in the imagery throughout the movie.

The DVD cover brandishes "the scariest ghost story for years..." and "a classic in every sense". Well, of course we are all of different mindsets and views, but I beg to differ on those two statements.

Sara Paxton (playing Claire), Pat Healy (playing Luke) and Kelly McGillis (playing Leanne Rease-Jones) all did good jobs with their given characters, and had a lot riding on their backs, as there was almost no other people in the movie. So the pressure of performing well and carrying the movie was great, but they rose up to the occasion.

"The Innkeepers" was predictable, anything but scary and rather disappointing. This is definitely not a movie that will be haunting my DVD player for a second watching.

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