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Bad Times at the El Royale ()


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Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at... See more »

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Father Daniel Flynn / Dock O'Kelly
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Darlene Sweet
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Emily Summerspring
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Laramie Seymour Sullivan / Dwight Broadbeck
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Billy Lee
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Rose Summerspring
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Miles Miller
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Felix O'Kelly
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Buddy Sunday
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Dr. Woodbury Laurence
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Larsen Rogers
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Sammy Wilds
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Milton Wyrick
Gerry Nairn ...
Reporter Paul Kraemer
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Vesta Shears
London Morrison ...
Angela Harris (Vesta's Backup Singer) (as London A. Morrison)
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Florence Lemons (Vesta's Backup Singer)
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Helen Gandy
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Young Emily Summerspring (as Hannah Jane Zirke)
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Hutch Summerspring
Charlotte Mosby ...
Young Rose Summerspring
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Judge Gordon Hoffman
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Waring 'Wade' Espiritu
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Silvana 'Millie' Melvin
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Annabell Czuchlewski
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Chris 'Flicker' Grimes
Synto D. Misati ...
Norris 'Roman' Kindel
Austin Abell ...
Young Miles Miller
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Auntie Ruth Pugh
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Ginger Miller
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kate Gajdosik ...
Field Reporter (uncredited)
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Keno Girl (uncredited)
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Soldier (uncredited)
Caroline Koziol ...
Ivona (uncredited)
Camille Paulmier ...
Casino waitress (uncredited)
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NVA Captain (uncredited)
Shark Nima Soltani ...
Financial Producer (uncredited)
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District Attorney (uncredited)
Minn Vo ...
Vietnamese Soldier (uncredited)
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Sergeant Renfro (uncredited)

Directed by

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Drew Goddard

Written by

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Drew Goddard ... (written by)

Produced by

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Steve Asbell ... development executive
Drew Goddard ... producer
Jeremy Latcham ... producer
Mary McLaglen ... executive producer

Music by

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Michael Giacchino

Cinematography by

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Seamus McGarvey

Film Editing by

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Lisa Lassek

Editorial Department

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Iman Ahad ... post-production assistant
Patrick J. Barry ... vfx editor
Matt Gough ... assistant editor
Thom Kyle ... first assistant editor
Eric A. Lewy ... first assistant editor
Scott Wesley Ross ... assistant editor
Chris Van Duyn ... dailies operations: Technicolor

Casting By

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Carmen Cuba

Production Design by

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Martin Whist

Art Direction by

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Michael Diner ... supervising art director
Lisa Van Velden

Set Decoration by

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Hamish Purdy

Costume Design by

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Danny Glicker

Makeup Department

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Lilia Afsahi ... hair stylist
Kristin Arrigo ... hair stylist
Lynnea Board ... hair stylist
Anne Carroll ... hair department head
Megan Harkness ... assistant makeup artist
Sandy Lindala ... Special MUFX Coordinator
Toby Lindala ... key special makeup effects designer/supervisor
Ailsa Macmillan ... hair stylist
Joanna Mireau ... assistant makeup artist
Thomas Nellen ... makeup department head
Connie Parker ... key makeup artist
Danna Rutherford ... key hair stylist
Luca Vannella ... personal hair designer chris hemsworth

Production Management

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Cecil O'Connor ... unit production manager
Prashant Sharan ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Paul Barry ... first assistant director
Chad Belair ... second assistant director
Michael Bendner ... additional assistant director: Key Background Coordinator
Jackson Ezard ... trainee assistant director
Jason Halley ... second second assistant director
Regan Kosior ... third assistant director
Amanda Petura ... third assistant director
Matthew D. Smith ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Jessica Aquila Cymerman ... Art Department Assistant
Nancy Anna Brown ... assistant art director
David L. Bush ... set dressing gang boss: L.A. unit
Scott Calderwood ... assistant set decorator
Niki Charalambopoulos ... Paint Foreman
Robert Consing ... storyboard artist
Brian Cunningham ... concept illustrator: props
Dean Eilertson ... property master
Marcus Endean ... storyboard artist
Trevor Fieldhouse ... props
Sam Findlay ... graphic designer
Aidan Gray ... set designer
Joel Hansen ... lead carpenter
Michelle Hendriksen ... assistant property master
John Estel Johnson ... property assistant (As Jack Johnsoon)
Geoff Jordan ... metal fabricator foreman
Kevin Kasper ... set dresser (fabricator)
Jason B. Landels ... assistant property master
Pier Laurenza ... props buyer: Vietnam
Chris Lewis ... set designer
Ksenia Markova ... art department coordinator
Gaby Miègeville-Little ... set designer
D. Martin Myatt ... property buyer
Tyler Page ... assistant property master
Sunil Pant ... illustrator
Glen Schroeder ... concept illustrator
Dennis Simard ... set decoration leadman
Mark Stainthorpe ... set decoration construction foreman
Sarah Vallim ... scenic artist
Benoit Waller ... set designer
Milena Zdravkovic ... concept aritst / concept artist
Audra Neil ... Set Buyer (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Bobbi Banks ... Dialog and Adr editor
Bradford Bell ... mix technician
Joe Cappelletti ... group adr director
Jack Cucci ... Foley mixer
John T. Cucci ... foley artist
Craig Dollinger ... boom operator: los angeles
Chris Duesterdiek ... production sound mixer
Casey Genton ... sound designer / supervising sound editor
Michael Kaleta ... utility sound: los angeles
Steven Morrow ... sound mixer: los angeles
Dan O'Connell ... foley artist
Charles O'Shea ... boom operator
Mark Paterson ... re-recording mixer
Julian Slater ... re-recording mixer / sound designer / supervising sound editor
Brad Sokol ... Foley Editor
Unsun Song ... sound mix technician
John Soukup ... sound transfer recordist
Brian Tarlecki ... re-recording mix technician
Candice Todesco ... Sound Assistant
Jake Zuckerberg ... stage engineer

Special Effects by

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Dan Cervin ... special effects first assistant
James Kozier ... special effects technician
Albert F. Seibert ... special effects floor supervisor
Matt Sleep ... special effects assistant
Mike Splatt ... special effects foreman
Garth Steinheimer ... pyrotechnician
Joel Whist ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by

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Anton Agerbo ... visual effects producer: DNEG
Abhishek Amin ... lookdev lead
Oliver Atherton ... visual effects supervisor
David Aughenbaugh ... compositor
Indranil Bhattacharya ... build supervisor: dneg
Yogesh Bhavsar ... rigging td: double negative
Charles Bunnag ... senior finishing artist
Jigar Chauhan ... digital effects
Marlon Cowan ... data i/o: DNEG
Mahesh Desai ... digital matte painter: double negative
Pranay Dharmapuri ... model td
Michael Dillon ... di producer
Juan Flores ... senior tech lead
K.G. Ginu ... Modeling artist
Anthony Grant ... asset supervisor: dneg
Shreyas Gujrati ... digital compositor
Joshua Hakim ... video playback
Michael S. Harbour ... visual effects supervisor: Mammal Studios
Mehul Jhaveri ... visual effects production manager
Adam Johannesson ... data i/o: DNEG
Ashwin Kumar ... rotovfx/alien supervisor
Vishal Kumar ... Matchmove Artist: DNEG
Ranadeep Mandal ... Senior FX TD
Amit Mazumder ... FX TD: Dneg / Fx Artist: Dneg
Himanshu Meena ... layout td: Double Negative
Juan Melgoza ... sequence supervisor: Factory VFX
Jennifer Mochinski ... visual effects coordinator: Mammal Studios
Naveenprabhu ... digital compositor
C. Michael Neely ... previsualization supervisor
Nikhil Parab ... Layout TD: Double Negative
Bastien Rivas ... visual effects coordinator
Taylor W. Rockwell ... visual effects producer
Tushar Shah ... fx td: double negative
Viren Shah ... lighting lead: DNEG
Aurora Shannon ... colourist: visual effects
Nitin Singh ... VFX department production manager
Shane Strickman ... visual effects producer: Van Dyke Visual Effects
Russ Sueyoshi ... visual effects
Wilson Tang ... digital restoration
Michele C. Vallillo ... Visual Effects Executive Producer: Mammal Studios
Andrew Van Midde ... Shoot TD / VFX Data Wrangler
Prasad Wharavadekar ... Matchmove Artist: DNEG
Ahmed Yousry ... CG supervisor
Shawna Zegarra ... technical support

Stunts

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Robert Alonzo ... stunts
Scott J. Ateah ... stunt coordinator
Lloyd Barachina ... stunts
Dan Brown ... stunts
Duane Burkhart ... utility stunts
Janene Carleton ... Johnson, Dakota
Loyd Catlett ... stunts
Steve Chang ... stunt double
Arnold Chon ... stunts
Lloyd Cunningham ... stunt performer
Conner Deadrick ... stunts
Cassandra Ebner ... stunt double: cailee spaeny
Darin Fujimori ... stunts
Bobby Holland Hanton ... stunt double: Chris Hemsworth
Kai Hirvonen ... key stunt rigger
Louise Hradsky ... stunt double: Cailee Spaeny
Landon Jackle ... Lewis Pullman
Peter Jang ... stunts
Samuel Le ... stunts
Will Leong ... stunts
Sam Looc ... stunts
Jimmy Lui ... stunts
Chris O'Hara ... stunt double
Casey O'Neill ... stunts
Peter Park ... stunts
Allen Quindiagan ... stunts
Rex Reddick ... stunts
Phillip Kane Rhee ... stunts
Tally Rodin ... stunt actor: Millie
Sam Situmorang ... stunts
John Stoneham Jr. ... stunt coordinator
Dimitry Tsoy ... Stunt Double: Wade
David Wald ... stunts
Chris Webb ... stunt double: Jeff Bridges
Billy Wong ... stunts
Marcus Young ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Jeffery Bjorgum ... Video assist
Matt Bonin ... pre-rig best boy grip
Marco Bossow ... camera trainee
Keith Brooks ... set wireman
Scott Campbell ... Rigging Grip
Ryan Copeland ... set lighting technician
Drew David ... second grip
Nicholas Dent ... dolly grip: "B" camera
Eric Kyle Deshazo ... Video Assist Utility / video assist 2
David Emmerichs ... a camera steadicam
Tammy Fouts ... b camera operator: pickups
Niall Fraser ... best boy electric: main unit
Kimberly French ... still photographer
Lee Gibeau ... camera crane technician
Rod Haney ... rigging grip best boy
Erik F. Hill ... grip: los angeles unit
Tony Hyland ... leadman rigging grip
Ian Kerr ... director of photography: splinter unit
Scott Kozak ... rigging grip lead
Steve Krasznai ... camera operator: "b" camera
Doug Lavender ... first assistant camera/a camera
Jason Misewich ... Rigging Grip
Ryan Monro ... dolly grip
Maya Nadine ... grip
Sean Oxenbury ... key rigging gaffer
Rodrigo Carcamo Parga ... second assistant camera: "A" camera
Dana Powers ... lighting technician
Mighty Dan Robinson ... second assistant camera: "B" camera
Jason J. Rodriguez ... daily lamp operator
Luze Issa Rubio ... Camera Trainee
Armand Santos ... best boy rigging lighting
Leon Serginson ... leadperson grip
Drey Jordan Singer ... camera prep technician
Troy James Sobotka ... lead grip
Spencer Village ... best boy rigging lighting
Adriene Wyse ... film loader

Casting Department

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Megan Bayliss ... casting assistant
McKenzie Brodnick ... casting assistant
Sandra-Ken Freeman ... extras casting
Charley Medigovich ... casting associate
Samantha Montgomery ... extras casting
Leslie Wasserman ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Susan L. Bertram ... costume supervisor: los angeles
Cora Burnette ... costumer
Matthew Carey ... set costumer: los angeles
Jaclyn Charlton ... set costumer
Christina Dietterle ... costume ager/dyer
Alexis Forte ... assistant costume designer
Denise Gingrich ... key costume ager/dyer/textile artist
Tina Ning Hsu ... seamstress
Laszlo Marton ... cutter
Leana McGregor ... breakdown artist
Susan O'Hara ... costume set supervisor
Briana Scott ... costume ager/dyer
Morgan Spry-Young ... seamstress
Samantha Stroman ... breakdown artist
Devon Wick ... costumer

Location Management

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Jorge Campos ... security supervisor: California
Alexandre Chen ... key assistant location manager: California
Jason Collier ... assistant location manager
James Giddy ... location scout: British Columbia
Christie Hazlet ... permit coordinator: California
Shasta Kinney ... key assistant location manager: California
Daniel Kutner ... cartographer: California
Rino Pace ... location manager: British Columbia
Josh Pickens ... location scout: British Columbia
Jordan Schmidt ... key assistant location manager: California
Scott Trimble ... location manager: California

Music Department

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Clint Bennett ... music editor
Blitz//Berlin ... composer: Trailer Music
Warren Brown ... Synth Programmer
George Doering ... musician
Danielle Engen ... music coordinator
Nayanna Holley ... performer
Laura Jackman ... singer
Jeff Kryka ... Orchestrator
Briana Lee ... singer
Edie Lehmann Boddicker ... Vocalist
Mark LeVang ... keyboards
Harvey Mason Jr. ... music producer
Baraka May ... singer
Peter Nelson ... stage manager
Bobbi Page ... vocal contractor/choir director
Jasper Randall ... vocal contractor
Dennis S. Sands ... music scoring mixer
Martin Tillman ... electric cello
Booker White ... music preparation

Transportation Department

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Andrew Anderson ... picture car coordinator
Blue Angus ... transportation coordinator
Paul Irvine ... transportation captain

Other crew

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Katie Emma Affleck ... production assistant
Ethan Attrell ... production assistant
Chelsea Billett ... cast assistant
Corine Buffel ... production coordinator
Mandy Butler ... financial controller
Barry L. Caldwell ... script supervisor: los angeles
Joel Cyr ... set production assistant
Justin Delima ... production assistant
James D. Dever ... military technical advisor
Judy Dickerson ... dialect coach: Mr. Hemsworth
Dominic Dobrzensky ... key production assistant
Jorg Everding ... photo double: Jon Hamm
Rob Fournier ... armourer
Christopher J. Green ... assistant accountant
Devin Gunenc ... second assistant production coordinator
Jeremy Hubert ... production insurance: Thailand
Sarah Jarvis ... assistant accountant
Christopher Jenkins ... production assistant
Dylan Jenkinson ... assistant production coordinator
Alicia Kafka ... script supervisor: second unit
Mak Konwick ... production assistant
Thom Kyle ... 1st Assistant Editor
Susan Lambie ... script supervisor
Janet Lane ... payroll clerk
Eloy Lara ... Set medic: additional photography
Tim Monich ... dialect coach
Chrissy Mozylisky ... production assistant
Lee Anne Muldoon ... unit publicist
Fabio Novitsky ... first aid craft services
Kory Orban ... production assistant
Anna Perzel ... first aid craft service
Ricardo Plaza-Rosselot ... office production assistant
Wayne Price ... key production assistant
Oliver Scott ... production assistant: pre-production
Shark Nima Soltani ... film extra
Lindsey Spaulding ... assistant: Ms. McLaglen & Mr. Latcham
Kevin J. Tighe ... Production Supervisor: The Traveling Picture Show Company
Larry Zanoff ... armorer: California unit
Rebecca Zhang ... second assistant production coordinator
Richard David Lecoin ... stand-in (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Taglines All Roads Lead Here See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Sale temps à l'hôtel El Royale (France)
  • Malos tiempos en El Royale (Spain)
  • Zmanim kashim be'El Royale (Israel, Hebrew title)
  • Malos momentos en el Hotel Royale (Mexico)
  • Húzós éjszaka az El Royale-ban (Hungary)
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Runtime
  • 141 min
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Box Office

Budget $32,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $7,132,647, 14 Oct 2018

Did You Know?

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Trivia Chris Hemsworth had to lose 25-30 lbs of muscle weight immediately after Avengers: Infinity War (2018) wrapped to star in this film. See more »
Goofs Dock says the robbery took place near Stockton. There are no mountains that near the city. Also, snow is so extremely rare in central California. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Bad Times at the El Royale (2018). See more »
Crazy Credits Darlene is shown singing in the background over the first half of the closing credits. Aside from this, there are no mid-credits/post-credits scenes. See more »
Quotes Father Daniel Flynn: Shit happens, get the whisky.
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