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After writer Harry Mason wakes up from being unconscious due to a car crash, his daughter Cheryl is missing. Harry sets out on a journey into the eerie town of Silent Hill to find her.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Michael Guinn ... Harry (voice) (as Michael G)
Susan Papa ... Cybil (voice)
Thessaly Lerner ... Lisa (voice)
Jarion Monroe ... Dr. Kaufmann (voice)
Sandra Wane Sandra Wane ... Alessa / Cheryl (voice)
Liz Mamorsky ... Dahlia (voice)
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After writer Harry Mason wakes up from being unconscious due to a car crash, his daughter Cheryl is missing. Harry sets out on a journey into the eerie town of Silent Hill to find her.

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Hell has a new home. Death is no escape. See more »


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Country:

Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 1999 (USA) See more »

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Silent Hill See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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Trivia

A newspaper clipping explaining that a boiler explosion caused the house fire, which is how Alessa was burned, can be attained after meeting special conditions in the European & Japanese versions of the game. In the U.S. version though there was a coding error which prevents the newspaper clipping from appearing even after meeting the special conditions although the clipping's existence is still hinted at since you can still find the newspaper it was clipped out of. See more »

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Both Dahlia and Kauffmann disappear completely during the final boss fight. See more »

Quotes

Dahlia Gillespie: You've been a ghastly little pest, haven't you Alessa? I was careless thinking you couldn't escape from our spell. But mommy didn't realize how much you'd grown. That's why I couldn't catch you by myself. And what a pity, Yes? Now your half Indebted to this MAN for his help.
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Esperándote (¿Qué quieres de mí?)
Performed by Vanesa Quiroz
Written by Rika Muranaka & Daniel Monteverdo & Omar Valente
Published by Konami Records (Japan)
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The most horrifying game I've ever played!
20 July 1999 | by andy-227See all my reviews

Forget "Resident Evil" if you want to play a game with lots of scares. "Silent Hill" is the scariest game you will ever play! It's certainly the scariest one I've played anyway. What makes this game so terrifying is the sense of isolation and pure silence. I remember running in the streets, and the music track was purely the wind blowing. Then, the radio(which detects incoming monsters) emits a shrieking noise, letting you know somewhere near you, is a monster silently stalking you. The game is very atmospheric, with fantastic graphics that make "Resident Evil" crummy by comparison. Some of the camera angles move up in the air and then pan down again as you move, making it feel cinematic and dynamic. That kind of stuff blew me away immediately! I never completed this game, because it was too frightening for me to deal with. With some respects, video games are much more terrifying than films, because you are no longer observing. You become the characters, who are plummeted into a nightmarish hell of fear. Sure "Resident Evil" scared me when I first played it, but not like this! This was just too much! Try it out, but God knows how long you can handle it!


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