The Killing Room
The Killing Room (2009)

Four volunteers sign up for what initially appears to be a typical paid research study, only to discover that they've unwittingly become involved with a classified government program that was said to have been terminated nearly two… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 16, 2009
DVD Release Date: October 13, 2009
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rob Nelson

A high-concept/low-impact twist on torture porn, The Killing Room will likely do its slaying on DVD.

Tim Grierson
Screen International

Unremittingly gripping and unnerving, The Killing Room transforms a simple premise into an almost unbearably tense experience.

Paul Chambers

Going out on a limb to say I like this one. Interesting plot, though highly unlikely...even during the Bush Administration. A fair amount of suspense as well. Paul Chambers, CNN.

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Scott Weinberg

One feels a sense of gratitude when a horror-thriller even bothers with unexpected divergences or surprises that feel relatively satisfying.

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Larry Carroll

Brutal, daring and utterly unpedictable - three qualities quite rare in movies these days.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Film Crazy
I really enjoyed the concept of this movie, but the way it was executed and portrayed was just boring and uninteresting enough to make it a good movie.
Lady D'arbanville
The Killing Room isn't an original idea, it's one of those phase Horror/Thriller themes replicated in many other films. To give it credit, the… More
Dean King
A rather simple and poor thriller. I can't believe Clea Duvall has such a small part. Similar to quite a few films, although I wouldn't say it's… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"The most valuable asset any country can attain is control of the human mind."</i> Four individuals sign up for a psychological… More
Al S
A triumph from Director, Jonathan Liebesman. An intensely entertaining and utterly unpredictable edge of your seat thriller. A brilliant, taut, twisted, stylish… More
erika bruhns
too slow