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The Innkeepers (2011)

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During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.

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Ti West

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Ti West
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Complete credited cast:
Sara Paxton ... Claire
Pat Healy ... Luke
Alison Bartlett ... Angry Mom
Jake Ryan ... Young Boy (as Jake Schlueter)
Kelly McGillis ... Leanne Rease-Jones
Lena Dunham ... Barista
Brenda Cooney ... Madeline O'Malley
George Riddle ... Old Man
John Speredakos ... Officer Mitchell
Sean Reid Sean Reid ... Medic
Kurt Venghaus Kurt Venghaus ... Medic
Thomas Mahoney Thomas Mahoney ... Medic
Michael Martin Michael Martin ... Medic
Michael P. Castelli Michael P. Castelli ... Medic
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During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.

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A Ghost Story for the Minimum Wage See more »

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Drama | Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some bloody images and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The cast and crew ate and slept at the motel that was used as the main location for this film. See more »

Goofs

When Claire is looking through the haunting website, the visitation counter switches from 3875 to 3874. See more »

Quotes

Claire: Never skimp on bread; you'll always regret it.
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Connections

Referenced in The Innkeepers: Behind the Scenes (2012) See more »

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Paper Roses
Written and performed by Jason Diaz
Courtesy of Jason Diaz
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Interesting Premise But Doesn't Deliver
2 January 2012 | by zzoaozzSee all my reviews

This movie had a lot of potential with an interesting hook and great location but failed to deliver all around.

A horror movie relies on tension and atmosphere to build fear. This movie takes a very long and tedious time establishing characterization instead of mood. Unfortunately, the two main characters and in fact all the characters in the very small cast are so two-dimensional and stereotypical that all that time was thoroughly wasted. To add insult to injury, there is even a cheap jump scene at the beginning that breaks what little mood is established by the opening credits and pans of the set. When the movie finally reaches its climax, it still is not scary or horrific. It just falls flat. The ending was unsatisfying as well with no real resolution or twist.

It's just good enough to keep you watching and waiting for something to happen, but it never does.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 2012 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

The Innkeepers See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,557, 5 February 2012

Gross USA:

$78,396

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,178,831
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Dolby Digital

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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