Silent Hill

Silent Hill (2006)

Genres - Horror, Mystery-Suspense  |   Sub-Genres - Monster Film, Psychological Horror Film  |   Release Date - Apr 21, 2006  |   Run Time - 125 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Silent Hill is a 2006 Canadian supernatural psychological horror film directed by Christophe Gans and written by Roger Avary, Gans, and Nicolas Boukhrief. The film is an adaptation of Konami's survival horror video game series Silent Hill. The film, particularly its emotional, religious, and aesthetic content, includes elements from the first, second, third, and fourth games in the series. It stars Radha Mitchell, Sean Bean, Laurie Holden, Deborah Kara Unger, Kim Coates, Tanya Allen, Alice Krige, and Jodelle Ferland.

The film follows Rose, who takes her adopted daughter Sharon to the town of Silent Hill, for which Sharon cries while sleepwalking. Arriving at Silent Hill, Rose is involved in a car accident and awakens to find Sharon missing; while searching for her daughter, she fights a local cult while uncovering Sharon's connection to the town's past.

Development of Silent Hill began in the early 2000s. After attempting to gain the film rights to Silent Hill for five years, Gans sent a video interview to them explaining his plans for adapting Silent Hill and how important the games are to him. Konami awarded him the film rights as a result. Gans and Avary began working on the script in 2004. Avary used Centralia, Pennsylvania as an inspiration for the town. Filming began in February 2005 with an estimated $50 million budget and was shot on sound sets and on location in Canada (Brantford, Ontario).

Silent Hill was released on April 21, 2006, grossing nearly $100 million worldwide. Film critics praised the film's visuals, set designs, and atmosphere, but criticized the film for its dialogue, plot, and run-time. A sequel entitled Silent Hill: Revelation was released on October 26, 2012 to critical and commercial failure.

Movie Info

Budget

$50,000,000

Box Office

$100,605,135

Tags

Based On Video Game, Blood, Creature, Demon, Dismemberment, Fog, Gaming/Toys, Ghost Town, Gore, Mind-Bending/Experimental, Mist, Monster, Religious Cult, Religious Fanatic, Revenge, Sadism, Sleepwalking, Suffering, Supernatural/Monsters, Surrealism, Survival, Torture, Violence, Witch Burning

Attributes

Based On: Silent Hill
Filming Location: Hamilton, Toronto
Narrative Location: Appalachian Mountains
Subject: monster movies, supernatural

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Alternate Titles

A Maldição do Vale
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Centralia
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Klusais Kalns
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Ngọn Đồi Câm Lặng
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Sessiz tepe
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Silent Hill
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Silent Hill - A halott város
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Silent Hill - Willkommen in der Hölle
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Terror em Silent Hill
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Terror en Silent Hill
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Tylioji kalva
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Сајлент Хил
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Сайлент Гілл
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Сайлент Хилл
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Сайлънт Хил
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サイレントヒル
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沉默之丘
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