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Silent Hill (2006)

R | | Horror | 21 April 2006 (USA)
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A woman, Rose, goes in search for her adopted daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill.

Director:

Christophe Gans

Writer:

Roger Avary
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Radha Mitchell ... Rose Da Silva
Sean Bean ... Christopher Da Silva
Laurie Holden ... Cybil Bennett
Deborah Kara Unger ... Dahlia Gillespie
Kim Coates ... Officer Thomas Gucci
Tanya Allen ... Anna
Alice Krige ... Christabella
Jodelle Ferland ... Sharon / Alessa
Colleen Williams Colleen Williams ... Archivist
Ron Gabriel Ron Gabriel ... Old Mechanic
Eve Crawford Eve Crawford ... Sister Margaret
Derek Ritschel Derek Ritschel ... Young Police Officer
Amanda Hiebert Amanda Hiebert ... Gas Attendant
Nicky Guadagni ... Distressed Woman
Maxine Dumont ... Christabella's Aide
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Storyline

Sharon Da Silva wakes up every night screaming about "silent hill". Pursued by a police officer suspicious of her motives and swerving to avoid another child her adoptive mother crashes the car knocking herself unconscious. When Rose Da Silva awakens to find her adopted child is missing, she searches the fog and ash blanketed town for her beloved daughter. Written by Pel Par

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Welcome to Silent Hill See more »

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, disturbing images, and some language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada | France | Japan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 April 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Centralia See more »

Filming Locations:

Ontario, Canada See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Special Edition Blu-ray) (Canada only)

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Series Trademark: [metal pipe] The weapons we see being used by the men with gas masks are metal pipes. The metal pipe is one of the first weapons encountered in the Silent Hill games. See more »

Goofs

As the miners are trying to break down the washroom door, the camera pans over the door frame from Rose's side to the miners' side. Just as it settles into its final position, you can see the sliding wall section they used to allow the camera to pan, sliding back into position on the left of the door frame. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rose Da Silva: Sharon! She's not here! Oh, God. Christopher, can you see anything? Sharon! Sharon!
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Crazy Credits

The first segment of the ending credits plays out much like the ending credits of the games. See more »

Alternate Versions

In Canada, there is rumored to exist an extended cut of the film which runs approx. 132 minutes. It is also said to be the full uncut version of the film itself, which to this day, has never been released outside Canada. This version, being the full version of the movie that was filmed contains longer, sometimes more explicit scenes, more disturbing features (as well as extended scenes that explain everything unlike in the American Theatrical Cut) that was possibly all cut to prevent an NC-17 rating in the USA. See more »


Soundtracks

Lost Carol (SHF3)
Written and Performed by Akira Yamaoka
Courtesy of Konami
(plays at end of final scene)
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The atmosphere was great
12 June 2017 | by ericstevensonSee all my reviews

Dang, why aren't they making movies based on video games that I'm actually familiar with? Anyway, this really is one of the better video game movies, because it honestly does have really good atmosphere. I am at least familiar with some of the characters from the "Silent Hill" games, especially Pyramid Head. Oh come on, everyone's heard of Pyramid Head! So this happens to be the longest movie ever made based on a video game...until "Ace Attorney" came along. This film really was genuinely creepy at many times. Now, I think you did have to be a fan of the games to really enjoy it.

I would recommend it to people who are. For people who aren't, it's just alright. I admit that the CGI is actually pretty bad at many times in this movie. Well, there are other shots that are just fine. I do kind of like the characters in this movie even if they're not that great. It actually gets confusing in the middle of the film. It's when all of these other people show up and the tone of the movie starts to change. Again, probably something from the games. It's hard to find a video game movie that would appear to fans outside the series. Still, a very nice try. **1/2


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