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Silent Hill: Revelation (2012)

R | | Horror | 26 October 2012 (USA)
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When her adoptive father disappears, Sharon Da Silva is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since childhood.

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M.J. Bassett (as Michael J. Bassett)

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M.J. Bassett (as Michael J. Bassett), Laurent Hadida (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adelaide Clemens ... Heather / Alessa
Kit Harington ... Vincent
Carrie-Anne Moss ... Claudia Wolf
Sean Bean ... Harry
Radha Mitchell ... Rose Da Silva
Malcolm McDowell ... Leonard
Martin Donovan ... Douglas
Deborah Kara Unger ... Dahlia
Roberto Campanella ... Red Pyramid
Erin Pitt ... Sharon / Young Alessa
Peter Outerbridge ... Travis Grady
Jefferson Brown ... Detective Santini
Milton Barnes ... Detective Cable
Heather Marks ... Suki
Rachel Sellan ... Mannequin Girl
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Storyline

Sharon Da Silva believes that she is on the run with her adoptive father because he killed a man in self-defense when she was young. Now on the eve of her 18th birthday, living under the alias of Heather Mason, plagued by horrific nightmares and the disappearance of her father, Sharon discovers he has been protecting her from a religious cult called the Order of Valtiel. The revelation leads her deeper into a demonic world that threatens to trap her forever in a place known as Silent Hill. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and disturbing images, some language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Series Trademark: [metal pipe] Heather grabs a pipe when confronted by Douglas Cartland at the shopping mall. This is a common weapon of the games. See more »

Goofs

The sound of the siren is altered between films, to make Revelation's siren sound more like that of the games. See more »

Quotes

Travis Grady: I haven't taken this way in a long time...
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, Pyramid Head is seen walking and dragging his giant sword after defeating the missionary. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Kit Harington/Sara Bareilles (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Rain of Brass Petals - Three Voices Edit
Written by Akira Yamaoka
Vocalist Oscar Wilkenson - Interlace
Courtesy of Konami
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What's with all the 1 Star votes?
30 October 2012 | by selfinfliktedSee all my reviews

Yea, so this movie wasn't exactly stellar, but I can't understand why there are so many 1 star votes for this film. I just got around to seeing this movie last night and it certainly wasn't the worst film I've ever seen, but reading some of the reviews around here (and on the critic sites) one would think this film is just a steaming pile of poop.

Well, it wasn't. The acting was decent, and I thought the lead was reasonably good. There were more "jump scares" than I would've expected, since the real horror of the games stems from atmosphere and a feeling of isolation. The monsters and CGI were passable - not great by certainly not bad by any means. The 3D was actually VERY good (maybe the best I've seen), though there were a couple of times that the use of the 3D was pretty cliché (think knives COMING RIGHT FOR YOU!!!). The only real gripe I had was with the scripting/story. I was impressed that the plot stayed as true to the games as it did, while still meshing well with the story from the first movie. I'm sure this was no easy task, but the amount of story they crammed into this film was too much considering the runtime of the movie. The exposition dialogue was REALLY cheesy at times, but I can understand the need for such when considering probably half of the target audience will have never played the games. I just would've hired a better writer.

TL;DR: Not as bad as the critics say, but certainly not the film I was hoping this to be. Worth the price of admission for 3D, as it's really well done.


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Language:

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Release Date:

26 October 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Silent Hill 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,023,036, 28 October 2012

Gross USA:

$17,529,157

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$55,362,705
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2.35 : 1
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