Silent Hill
Silent Hill (2006)

The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 22, 2006
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Critic Score
29%
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User Score
63%



Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Silent Hill is visually impressive, but as with many video game adaptations, it's plagued by inane dialogue, a muddled plot, and an overlong runtime.

Nigel Floyd
Time Out

French director Christophe Gans's adaptation of the Silent Hill computer game is visually inspired and thematically ambitious, yet ultimately uninvolving.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

Silent Hill is mostly paralyzing in its vagueness.

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Gary Dowell
Baltimore City Paper

Visually arresting but only sporadically enthralling.

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Bill Gallo
Village Voice

Stuffed with cheap effects and devoid of tension, this French-Japanese-U.S. co-production contributes exactly zilch to the rich film history of those three nations.

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Nathan Lee
New York Times

Structured around a series of blackouts and gross-outs, Silent Hill is one long free fall through icky surrealism and underlighted nightmares.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

It's one of the best video game adaptations I've seen in years.

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

The film's peculiar rhythms%u2014action, exposition, action, exposition%u2014betray its video-game roots, but audiences unfamiliar with the Silent Hill series can be forgiven for thinking that the game asks players to run from place to place, shouting a l

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

A great-looking but stupefyingly incoherent supernatural thriller,

Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

Whilst not as atrocious as some other films that have opened this year, the truely woeful story and quality of Silent is saved only by its occasion moments of visual flair, and its all over effective creepy atmosphere.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
I was impressed. Never played the games and the movie was a good plot and interesting characters and great backdrop. Loved it.
MisterYoda ?
three stars
Phil Hubbs
This Japanese created horror came along after the hugely popular 'Resident Evil' both in terms of the game and the film. Where as the first Resi Evil… More
JY Skacto
Creepy and weird sums up Christophe Gans' adaptation of <i>Silent Hill</i>.<p>The film wastes no time by jumping right in to an… More
Alex roy
Silent Hill is a phenomenal and surprising video game adaptation, Christoph Gans pays tribute to his favorite games as he tries to capture, the feel and essence… More
Everett Johnson
My family and I all love horror movies, so when a movie comes out that looks terrifying we all try to go together. We saw most of the "Saw" movies in… More

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