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Rose Red 

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A group of people with psychic powers are invited to spend the night in a haunted house.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Nancy Travis ...  Prof. Joyce Reardon 3 episodes, 2002
Matt Keeslar ...  Steve Rimbauer 3 episodes, 2002
Kimberly J. Brown ...  Annie Wheaton 3 episodes, 2002
David Dukes ...  Professor Carl Miller 3 episodes, 2002
Judith Ivey ...  Cathy Kramer 3 episodes, 2002
Melanie Lynskey ...  Rachel Wheaton 3 episodes, 2002
Matt Ross ...  Emery Waterman 3 episodes, 2002
Julian Sands ...  Nick Hardaway 3 episodes, 2002
Kevin Tighe ...  Victor Kandinsky 3 episodes, 2002
Julia Campbell ...  Ellen Rimbauer 3 episodes, 2002
Emily Deschanel ...  Pam Asbury 3 episodes, 2002
Laura Kenny Laura Kenny ...  Mrs. Kay Waterman 3 episodes, 2002
Tsidii Leloka Tsidii Leloka ...  Sukeena 3 episodes, 2002
Yvonne Sciò ...  Actress Deanna Petrie / ... 3 episodes, 2002
Jimmi Simpson ...  Kevin Bollinger 3 episodes, 2002
John Procaccino ...  John P. Rimbauer 3 episodes, 2002
Robert Thomas Preston ...  Young Steven Rimbauer 3 episodes, 2002
Kristen Fischer Kristen Fischer ...  Annie / ... 3 episodes, 2002
Paige Gordon Paige Gordon ...  April Rimbauer 3 episodes, 2002
Robert Blanche ...  Mr. George Wheaton 2 episodes, 2002
Mary Jo Dugaw Mary Jo Dugaw ...  Mrs. Wheaton 2 episodes, 2002
Don Alder Don Alder ...  Douglas Posey 2 episodes, 2002
Zoaunne LeRoy Zoaunne LeRoy ...  Mrs. Stanton 2 episodes, 2002
Richard Sanders ...  Mr. Stanton 2 episodes, 2002
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Storyline

Dr. Joyce Reardon, a psychology professor, leads a team of psychics into the decrepit mansion known as Rose Red. Her efforts unleash the spirit of former owner Ellen Rimbauer and uncover the horrifying secrets of those who lived and died there. Written by Gizele

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for terror/violence and some sexual references | See all certifications »
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USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stephen King's Rose Red See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(3 parts)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Craig R. Baxley was amazed by the rock scene, but Stephen King's favourite effects shot was when the courtyard statue pulled her face off. They wanted to keep the effects grounded, but in reality 350 visual were used overall. The library floor effect was achieved with the actress wading through a concealed pool, wearing a scotch guard so it wouldn't get wet. The temperature was reportedly 30 degrees. See more »

Goofs

When they're in the hallway Sukeena designed, Prof. Reardon says that Ellen Rimbauer disappeared on Jan. 15th, 1950 when she was 70. She couldn't have possibly been 70, because earlier in the series, Prof. Reardon stated that Ellen was 20 in 1906 when she got married. See more »

Quotes

Pizza Delivery Guy: Hey, this is some place, huh? Is it haunted?
Emery: Yeah. By the ghosts of delivery men who asked too many stupid questions and never escaped.
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Crazy Credits

It takes 8 minutes and 30 seconds for the opening credits to play out. See more »

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MOONLIGHT SERENADE
Written by Glenn Miller
Performed by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra
1940 Courtesy of RCA Victor Records
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King finally gets his due on the screen
25 May 2005 | by amanda_tlgSee all my reviews

There are so many of King's books that didn't go over well as movies. And this one, which was never even a book, did really well. If you have a Friday night and a lot of popcorn to kill, this is a decent one to settle down with. A lot of the actors are unknown, but pull this off well. I like how it's not just a group of people going to spend the night in a haunted house and win money and fame shtick. (i.e. the new House on Haunted Hill) I also liked how all the people who went had a unique specialty in the paranormal/supernatural. Also, it has the regular blend of characters you love to hate, ones who are suspicious, and the adorable ones that you hope don't make the mistake of investigating unknown noises in the middle of the night alone.


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