Silent Hill Synopsis
A woman (Radha Mitchell) searches for her missing daughter in a town enveloped in living darkness.
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By James Berardinelli
It packs in a few scary moments and offers a nicely ambiguous conclusion. In Silent Hill, atmosphere trumps storyline.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Runs out of story a good half hour before it runs out of spooky images, but it comes to a quietly chilling conclusion far more haunting...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Though Silent Hill's shoddy dialogue and incoherent story constantly irritate, several sights and scenes possess a certain surreal...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Although I did not understand the story, I would have appreciated a great deal less explanation. All through the movie, characters are...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A few of the images are startling, but as Radha Mitchell (a good actress) wanders through a ghost town, searching for her lost daughter as...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A great-looking but stupefyingly incoherent supernatural thriller adapted from a popular video game that ransacks the entire catalog of...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The worst kind of horror movie: trash that takes itself seriously.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
Witless, soulless and joyless, it displays its video game origins throughout.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Tens of millions of dollars were spent to tell us what we should have known going in: that the makers of the movie you're slogging through...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Silent Hill has plenty of bad acting, bad dialogue and a confusing plot -- all of which become exponentially more painful when the movie...
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best movie ever!

By amystwilight
Have you ever wanted to see a movie where you have to watch it again and again to see whats going one? The acting was ever awsome! With the girl with the burnt body telling the story. There is...


By KB7
I absolutely loved this movie. It stayed true to the game (for the most part), and they really did an excellent job of recreating the atmosphere of the town of Silent Hill. Even if you have never...


By moviefanchris88
Silent hill was awesome. Though it didn't have the same characters from the video game, it stayed true to the elements of the game. Horror fans will love this one....

WTF Over

By gvmason
One of the worst movies of all time. What a waste of money, both money spent making the film and money spent renting it. And some of the worst acting I have seen since my sister's kindergarden...

stupid .

By Skull389
this movie is a waste of time and is, for the most part , very predictable. it is a zombie kind of flick . not so much horror. i was soo looking forward to it but then it was a big let down ....


By thisisthechase
Critics shut your pie hole. This was Erie and fantastic....


By alexnbill
Previews for this movie were fantastic. They made the movie look so interesting and frightning. When I sat through it I was completely confused. My advice is to play the video game and make sure you...


By Passageiro
Nunca fui muito fã de adaptações de games para as telonas. Primeiro, porque nunca fui fã de games; segundo, porque até os fãs sempre reclamam da falta de fidelidade dos filmes baseados em games....

Silent Hill --- Boring crap

By zaguriaman
I thought it was going to be a very amusing film, but in fact, it was one of the most boring pictures I have ever seen. It has almost nothing to do with the game! It´s very different and it makes you...

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Rated R | For strong horror violence and gore, disturbing images, and some language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Grim horror film about missing girl. Not for kids.
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