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Fragile (2005)

Frágiles (original title)
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At her new job in a rundown children's hospital, a nurse desperately tries to keep her patients safe from a plague of random, mysterious attacks.

Director:

Jaume Balagueró
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7 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Calista Flockhart ... Amy
Richard Roxburgh ... Robert
Elena Anaya ... Helen
Gemma Jones ... Mrs. Folder
Yasmin Murphy Yasmin Murphy ... Maggie
Colin McFarlane ... Roy
Michael Pennington ... Marcus
Daniel Ortiz ... Matt
Susie Trayling ... Susan (as Sussie Trayling)
Lloyd F. Booth Shankley Lloyd F. Booth Shankley ... Simon
Michael Gatward Michael Gatward ... David
Scarlet Carey Scarlet Carey ... Emma
Cameron Antrobus Cameron Antrobus ... Jimmy
Olivia Bjork Olivia Bjork ... Linda
Fergus Riordan Fergus Riordan ... Richard
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Storyline

An American nurse takes a temporary position on the night shift at a closing children's hospital on the Isle of Wight. When every shift is plagued by spooky occurrances and things that go bump in the night, she begins to believe the stories of one of the child pateints, who insists the hospital is haunted by a dangerous presence emanating from the long abandoned second floor. Written by mrosesteed

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A Ghost Story


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of terror/violence, and some thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Bearwood College in Reading, England was used as the exterior location for the Mercy Falls Children's Hospital. See more »

Goofs

When Amy gets upset after the incident with the bed sheet and her argue with Dr. Marcus, she reaches and opens the med cabinet to take one of her pills. She takes it with a sip from a water bottle, but instead of putting the medicine back in the cabinet, she puts the water bottle and closes the door. See more »

Alternate Versions

Violence, gore, and language has been edited out of the US release to obtain a PG-13 rating. See more »

Connections

Features Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) See more »

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performed by Ill Nino
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Like my worst nightmare came true
19 February 2006 | by blackdogoneSee all my reviews

I like horror movies. "Fragile" is like nowadays "japanese-horror" movies, but with a bit of European soul added. Everything's set to get you some goosebumps. An old children's hospital that is about to being closed, moody soundtrack, great set decorations and props and makeup, and sound effects that make you jump out of your skin sometimes. The movie hit a bullseye for me. Hospitals and abandoned places scare the hell out of me so watching this movie was like my worst nightmare came true. It was definitively scarier than The Ring. If you get the creep from hospitals, abandoned places and stuff like that, I do recommend this movie.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Spain | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 2005 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Reading, Berkshire, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR7,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,680,926
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DTS-ES | Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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