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After writer Harry Mason wakes up from being unconscious due to a car crash, his daughter Cheryl is missing. Harry sets out on a journey into the eerie town of Silent Hill to find her.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Michael Guinn ... Harry (voice) (as Michael G)
Susan Papa ... Cybil (voice)
Thessaly Lerner ... Lisa (voice)
Jarion Monroe ... Dr. Kaufmann (voice)
Sandra Wane Sandra Wane ... Alessa / Cheryl (voice)
Liz Mamorsky ... Dahlia (voice)
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After writer Harry Mason wakes up from being unconscious due to a car crash, his daughter Cheryl is missing. Harry sets out on a journey into the eerie town of Silent Hill to find her.

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Every town has its secrets... some are just darker than others. See more »


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Country:

Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 1999 (USA) See more »

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Silent Hill See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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Trivia

A documentary series titled The Real Silent Hill Experience, or TRSHE for short, was made by fan project Twin Perfect to dissect and clearly explain the franchise. This series has been noted (and censured) by the second-generation Silent Hill games' developers, and praised by some KCET/Team Silent members for its authenticity and attention to detail. Fan reception, however, has been mixed for various reasons: from their claims as to which games the fandom should consider canon, to the debunking of long-believed franchise theories such as the multiple dimension theory. See more »

Goofs

The type of shotgun Harry gets is a double barrel shotgun, meaning that it can only hold 2 shells. Yet, once the shotgun is fully loaded, it can hold 6 shells. See more »

Quotes

Harry: Have you seen a little girl? Short, black hair? About seven years old?
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Esperándote (¿Qué quieres de mí?)
Performed by Vanesa Quiroz
Written by Rika Muranaka & Daniel Monteverdo & Omar Valente
Published by Konami Records (Japan)
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Astonishing
20 September 2005 | by wynni1See all my reviews

The only reason I finished this game the first time is that my girlfriend kept insisting that I play it to entertain her; even with company it was too freaky for me to play for more than about an hour, and alone? Don't even think about it. The creepiness factor of this game is unbelievable: the soundtrack has only moments of music; mostly it's dominated by industrial machinery or natural wind. The monsters are seriously nightmare-based, ranging from tiny knife-wielding mutant children to nurses with parasites clinging to their backs to these horrific gorilla-like things that jump and make a guttural "Unnh" sound. I mean, it's unbelievable.

There's graphic fog all over this game, but it really adds to the atmosphere, and in all fairness, for a six-year-old PSone game it has remarkable rendering and lighting effects, and some good cutscenes. Of course, the reason to play this game is the sheer psychological terror. Somewhere in Japan, somebody said, "Let's make a video game where everything might or might not be real, where the player probably doesn't have the resources to kill all of the enemies, and where the few interactions with other characters are unnerving and leave you feeling even more lonely than before." By the time you reach the "Nowhere" section at the end of the game, I swear you will be going insane.

Suffice to say that the endings are unsatisfying, but nothing could really sum up a game like this. After playing it once or twice for real, do yourself a favor and get the procedure for the "UFO Ending"; it'll help calm your nerves and keep the whole thing in perspective.

Truly a unique game.


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