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The Killing Room (2009)

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Four individuals sign up for a psychological research study only to discover that they are now subjects of a brutal, classified government program.

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Jonathan Liebesman

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Gus Krieger (screenplay), Ann Peacock (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview:
Nick Cannon ... Paul Brodie
Clea DuVall ... Kerry Isalano
Timothy Hutton ... Crawford Haines
Chloë Sevigny ... Emily Reilly
Peter Stormare ... Dr. Phillips
Shea Whigham ... Tony Mazzolla
Anoop Kaur Sikand Anoop Kaur Sikand ... Nurse
Bill Stinchcomb ... Cope
Meade Patton ... Forsythe
Luke Sexton ... Orderly #1
Tim J. Smith ... Orderly #2 (as T. Joel Smith)
Michael Byrnes Michael Byrnes ... Orderly #3
Gus Krieger Gus Krieger ... Prisoner #1
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Storyline

Four individuals sign up for a psychological research study only to discover that they are now subjects of a brutal, classified government program.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Once you're in, there's no way out.

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Mystery | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violent content and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Tony is wearing a Bayside Tigers T-shirt. The Bayside Tigers are the fictional high school football team in Saved By The Bell. See more »

Quotes

Orderly #1: Just another busy day.
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Connections

Referenced in Scream: The TV Series: Dawn of the Dead (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

String Quartet K.458 'The Hunt'
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as Mozart)
Performed by Eder Quartet (as The Eder Quartet)
Courtesy of Naxos
By Arrangement with Source/Q
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What? What did he say?
22 December 2009 | by raven_1-1See all my reviews

I hate this type of film; it really annoys me.

I'm not talking about the acting, the script or even the storyline. Its the dialogue; I could hardly make out what the characters were saying, they just seemed to mumble their way through. Or is it the editing? No idea, but what could have been a decent film was ruined by the incomprehensible dialogue.

And it wasn't just me. A group of us watched it and after 30 minutes we just stopped the DVD because half of the time none of us could work out what the actors were saying. This is a shame as it seemed like a good film and from what other commentators are writing (who clearly are not as hard of hearing as we are!) it seems that it had a good ending and was well worth the wait.

PS. The military 'speak' I found annoying as well; you know: Foxtrot Lima has expedited the questionnaire, his pen is three inches from the sheet and closing, 1 second to contact, Alpha Zulu out......etc etc..


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 2009 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Manbreak See more »

Filming Locations:

Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$467,220
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(European Film Market)

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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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