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The Lost Room 

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A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe.
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 nominations. See more awards »





Complete series cast summary:
Peter Krause ...  Joe Miller 3 episodes, 2006
Julianna Margulies ...  Jennifer Bloom 3 episodes, 2006
Peter Jacobson ...  Wally Jabrowski 3 episodes, 2006
Dennis Christopher ...  Dr. Martin Ruber 3 episodes, 2006
April Grace ...  Lee Bridgewater 3 episodes, 2006
Elle Fanning ...  Anna Miller 3 episodes, 2006
Kevin Pollak ...  Karl Kreutzfeld 3 episodes, 2006
Benjamin Petry Benjamin Petry ...  Isaac Kreutzfeld 3 episodes, 2006
Jason Douglas ...  Anthony 3 episodes, 2006
Chris Bauer ...  Lou Destefano 2 episodes, 2006
Harriet Sansom Harris ...  Margaret Milne 2 episodes, 2006
Margaret Cho ...  Suzie Kang 2 episodes, 2006
Ann Cusack ...  Helen Ruber 2 episodes, 2006
Roger Bart ...  Howard 'The Weasel' Montague 2 episodes, 2006
Nicholas Guilak ...  Arjun Mehta 2 episodes, 2006
Ewen Bremner ...  Harold Stritzke 2 episodes, 2006
Tim Guinee ...  Eddie McCleister / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Chris Monberg ...  Little Jim 2 episodes, 2006


Detective Joe Miller comes into possession of a seemingly innocuous motel room key while working on a murder case. The key can open every door and take him into a motel room that seems to exist outside of normal time and space. However, if he leaves something in the motel room that did not originally come from there, it will be gone as soon as the room "resets"... He discovers that there are special objects hidden in different places. They don't look special, but they have special powers. When his daughter disappears and he is framed for killing his partner, he must find a way to bring her back from the room, while working with different groups and people searching for the objects. But who can he really trust when everyone goes crazy after touching the objects... Written by Johnny4747

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Some doors are better left closed.


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Did You Know?


In the Lost Room Promo that aired on the SciFi Channel, it has a different child actress being lost in the room than was actually used in the mini-series. See more »


In the last episode, Kreuzfeld is about to enter the motel room using the Key, and for that he has nailed several Objects to the door. These Objects disappear/reappear from one shot to another. See more »


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Best mini-series I've seen in a long time...
22 December 2006 | by wbatlantaSee all my reviews

OK, first of all let me just start by saying that I watch a lot of movies and read a lot of books, but I hardly ever write any sort of comments or critiques on what I've watched or read. I am a big fan of anything supernatural, unexplainable, mysterious, or horrifying and this mini-series absolutely hooked me from the beginning and I wish that it would have been much longer than 6 hours.

I was a huge fan of the series Six Feet Under when it was on the air, and Peter Krause is in my opinion one of the best actors on television. If it were not for him, I probably wouldn't have even watched the first part of the series...I am so glad that I did. I don't think anyone could watch the first two hours of this mini-series and not be completely engrossed and fascinated by the storyline.

I think that the writers of this series did an excellent job and were brilliant in setting the stage for what I hope will either spin off into a series, or at least another mini-series. I really do not see how this will not have a sequel in some form, it was really that brilliant and imaginative.

I recommend watching this to anyone that loves science fiction or supernatural-type phenomenons. The makers of this show really exceeded my expectations on this one, which were initially not that high. Please let the Sci-Fi channel have the foresight and intelligence to green light this for a followup, I'm sure I won't be alone in eagerly awaiting for this to happen.

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Release Date:

11 December 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Motel Man See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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