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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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2002  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »

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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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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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There's No Place Like Home See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

During Joyce's tutorial on Rose Red, one member of the group is about to write "bullshit" on a pad. The shot cuts away before they can finish the word, however, because the network censors would never allow such a harsh expletive, even a written one. See more »

Goofs

When Joyce Reardon is teaching her class and is probed by Kevin Bolinger, he claims he is "class of '03". The subtitle at the beginning gives the year as 2001, ten years after Annie's 1991 incident with the dog, and yet, when Bolinger is dropped off at Rose Red by Professor Miller, Miller tells him he will be out in the real world "in a matter of weeks", as if he stood to graduate. See more »

Quotes

Emery: [Running out of the house] First thing I want is a morphine milkshake!
Mrs. Kay Waterman: [Unseen] Emery?
Emery: Second thing I wanted...
Mrs. Kay Waterman: [Comes out of a mirror as a ghost now] Come here, Emery! I wanna see if you've been cleaning your nails! I wanna look behind your ears. I wanna look at your teeth. And what about down there? Come to Mommy Emmy! Come to Momma! Have you been doing that nasty thing again? I hear you in your room at night. Mommy hears everything!
Emery: [to Cathy] Help me, for God's sake! Help me!
Cathy: Emery, for once in your...
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Followed by The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

MOONLIGHT SERENADE
Written by Glenn Miller
Performed by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra
1940 Courtesy of RCA Victor Records
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This is not for all you short attention spanners...
6 October 2003 | by hadar-20See all my reviews

For the rest of you, though, this mammoth 250 minutes horror miniseries, is well worth the time. Stephen King has probably created one of his best screenplay-to-screen only works (not based on a novel) in "Rose Red", a chore usually not too successful ("Sleepwalkers", anyone?). This haunted house tale, about a creepy enormous mansion in Seatle, and the intrepid psychics that go there for a "field trip", boasts amazing production design and sets, fine acting, especially by Nancy Travis as the determined Joyce Reardon and Matt Ross as Emery ("Go and warn someone who isn't broke!), and decent special effects (especially considering this is made for TV). Although not everything is always clear, and although the middle part tends to sag a little, this is a high quality mini-series which amazingly manages to sustain interest through four hours of haunted house shenanigans, one of the most overused themes in horror. It's length also allows it to dedicate the first hour to character development and story buildup, so that when the characters walk for the first time into "Rose Red", we are almost as anxious as they are. this wouldn't have worked in a two hour film.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stephen King's Rose Red See more »

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(3 parts)

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Dolby Digital

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1.33 : 1
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