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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Rose Da Silva
... Christopher Da Silva
... Cybil Bennett
... Dahlia Gillespie
... Officer Thomas Gucci
... Anna
... Christabella
... Sharon / Alessa
Colleen Williams ... Archivist
Ron Gabriel ... Old Mechanic
Eve Crawford ... Sister Margaret
Derek Ritschel ... Young Police Officer
Amanda Hiebert ... Gas Attendant
... Distressed Woman
Maxine Dumont ... Christabella's Aide
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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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Once you enter Silent Hill, there is no turning back. See more »

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

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21 April 2006 (USA)  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

One of the stores visible in the movie version of Silent Hill is called "M.T. Rooms" - An inside joke referring to the fact that in both the film and the games, most of the structures are mere facades with nothing behind them (Empty Rooms). See more »

Goofs

In the beginning, after Rose saves Sharon, Sharon is coloring under a tree. The pencil she is holding changes from yellow to red between shots. 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 »

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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: Part VIII (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Tears of... (SHF5)
Written and Performed by Akira Yamaoka
Courtesy of Konami
(plays first during end credit roll)
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Amazingly Emotional
22 April 2006 | by See all my reviews

This movie was amazing. Beginning to end it had me drawn in. This movie breaks the rules and thinks outside the box...and gets away with it. Maybe not a blockbuster, but definitely a cult classic :D To other reviewers: Please, do a little research before you cut the movie off at the knees. 1st off they're not Christian fanatics, they're another cult. Secondly, not everything is movies are based on real things. Certain things can be completely fictional. The movie was made to have that dream/nightmare feel. It was an amazing movie if you actually paid attention to it, and I'm sorry if your feeble mind cannot comprehend what is going on. As for the part where they tell you the back-story, it had nothing to do with anyone not knowing what was going on. Konami as well as Sony loved it so much they didn't cut anything. That is why the movie is so long. Not to mention this is a European FILM!!!! Japanese horror, European writers and actors with few Americans (yeah some of the actors were but they don't write the film). The movie is supposed to make you sit back and go "what the ****??" when things randomly happen...that's what Silent Hill is all about. This isn't your run-of-the-mill horror "horny teen" slasher film (which unfortunately is what's most popular in America). If you can, go to a matinée where you can watch it without all of the people who think they're in MST3k and all of the people who feel the need to talk to the screen. The story is deep, really deep. The ending is tragic. And if you still don't get it, it doesn't mean the movie sucked...it just means you don't get it.


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