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The Killing Room (2009)

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Four individuals sign up for a psychological research study only to discover that they are now subjects of a brutal, classified government program.

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Jonathan Liebesman

Writers:

Gus Krieger (screenplay), Ann Peacock (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview:
Nick Cannon ... Paul Brodie
Clea DuVall ... Kerry Isalano
Timothy Hutton ... Crawford Haines
Chloë Sevigny ... Emily Reilly
Peter Stormare ... Dr. Phillips
Shea Whigham ... Tony Mazzolla
Anoop Kaur Sikand Anoop Kaur Sikand ... Nurse
Bill Stinchcomb ... Cope
Meade Patton Meade Patton ... Forsythe
Luke Sexton ... Orderly #1
Tim J. Smith ... Orderly #2 (as T. Joel Smith)
Michael Byrnes Michael Byrnes ... Orderly #3
Gus Krieger Gus Krieger ... Prisoner #1
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Four individuals sign up for a psychological research study only to discover that they are now subjects of a brutal, classified government program.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Once you're in, there's no way out.

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Mystery | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violent content and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Tony is wearing a Bayside Tigers T-shirt. The Bayside Tigers are the fictional high school football team in Saved By The Bell. See more »

Quotes

Crawford Haines: What language is that?
Tony Mazzolla: It sounds like Muslim.
Crawford Haines: That's not a language.
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Connections

References Saved by the Bell (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

String Quartet K.458 'The Hunt'
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as Mozart)
Performed by Eder Quartet (as The Eder Quartet)
Courtesy of Naxos
By Arrangement with Source/Q
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Really good movie!
29 October 2009 | by jazz2122See all my reviews

I have to say, for a lower budget/independent psychological horror film, this one was probably one of the better ones I've seen. It's about four people who answer an ad to do some paid research. They are sent into a room, asked to fill out a questionnaire, and then greeted by the man running the 'test.' Without going into any detail, as soon as he explains what's going on, things change and begin to spiral out of control. Very intense and fascinating to watch. Nick Cannon isn't the greatest actor, but I thought he played his part very well in this. I also thought Chloe Sevigny was fantastic in her part, as well. This one is definitely worth a go. Rent it if you have a Netflix/Blockbuster Online account.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 2009 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Manbreak See more »

Filming Locations:

Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$467,220
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(European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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