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Silent Hill (2006)

R | | Horror | 21 April 2006 (USA)
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A woman, Rose, goes in search for her adopted daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill.

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Christophe Gans

Writer:

Roger Avary
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Radha Mitchell ... Rose Da Silva
Sean Bean ... Christopher Da Silva
Laurie Holden ... Cybil Bennett
Deborah Kara Unger ... Dahlia Gillespie
Kim Coates ... Officer Thomas Gucci
Tanya Allen ... Anna
Alice Krige ... Christabella
Jodelle Ferland ... Sharon / Alessa
Colleen Williams Colleen Williams ... Archivist
Ron Gabriel Ron Gabriel ... Old Mechanic
Eve Crawford Eve Crawford ... Sister Margaret
Derek Ritschel Derek Ritschel ... Young Police Officer
Amanda Hiebert Amanda Hiebert ... Gas Attendant
Nicky Guadagni ... Distressed Woman
Maxine Dumont ... Christabella's Aide
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Storyline

Sharon Da Silva wakes up every night screaming about "silent hill". Pursued by a police officer suspicious of her motives and swerving to avoid another child her adoptive mother crashes the car knocking herself unconscious. When Rose Da Silva awakens to find her adopted child is missing, she searches the fog and ash blanketed town for her beloved daughter. Written by Pel Par

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Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, disturbing images, and some language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada | France | Japan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 April 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Centralia See more »

Filming Locations:

Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,152,598, 23 April 2006

Gross USA:

$46,982,632

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$97,607,453
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Special Edition Blu-ray) (Canada only)

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the original script for the film, Rose was supposed to take Sharon to a faith healer since Sharon was terminally ill and beyond medical help. They would just end up in Silent Hill by chance. See more »

Goofs

When Rose crashed her jeep from overturning steering wheel & losing control, it's obvious the vehicle ran into a ditch (at least its driver side front wheel). When she woke up later, the vehicle was perfectly level on the road, no wheel in any ditch at all. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rose Da Silva: Sharon! She's not here! Oh, God. Christopher, can you see anything? Sharon! Sharon!
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Crazy Credits

The Davis Films logo is engulfed in fog and ash instead of the traditional sky. See more »

Alternate Versions

In Canada, there is rumored to exist an extended cut of the film which runs approx. 132 minutes. It is also said to be the full uncut version of the film itself, which to this day, has never been released outside Canada. This version, being the full version of the movie that was filmed contains longer, sometimes more explicit scenes, more disturbing features (as well as extended scenes that explain everything unlike in the American Theatrical Cut) that was possibly all cut to prevent an NC-17 rating in the USA. See more »

Connections

Featured in Path of Darkness: Making 'Silent Hill' (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Letter - From the Lost Days (SHF2)
Vocalist Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
Written and Performed by Akira YamaokaCourtesy of Konami
(plays on the car radio)
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Fans of the game will enjoy this film!
21 April 2006 | by ehousdenSee all my reviews

Fans of the game will enjoy this film. Critics should be impressed with the set design, effects and cinematography; but I'm afraid most of them will miss the boat entirely. As far as a game to film translation, this is one of the best ever made.

There are scenes in the film that are direct recreations from the game. Sounds, music, colors and even meticulous set design that pays homage to the game series. In as far as a horror film, there were scenes in this movie that are incomparable. Really disturbing, solid moments of horror.

Pyramid Head is this decade's Pinhead. A new cultural icon to be feared, and loved.

Good movie. Keep an open mind, and enjoy. This is one of those films that actually deserves its R rating. Don't take the kids, unless you're into the whole "terrible parent" thing.


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