1408

1408

Director: Mikael Håfström Cast: John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack
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Overview

1408

A writer renowned for debunking infamous paranormal events is confronted by a force that he cannot explain upon checking into room 1408 of the notoriously haunted Dolphin Hotel. Mike Enslin (John Cusack) is an author who specializes in horror, but who only believes in what he can see with his eyes and touch with his hands. Having constructed an entire career on his ability to dispel superstitious "haunted house" rumors, Mike is convinced that the afterlife is a manmade construct designed to offer false comfort to the weak minded. Mike's latest project is a book entitled "Ten Nights in Haunted Hotel Rooms," and it seems that in room 1408 of the Dolphin Hotel, this skeptical scribe may finally find proof of the supernatural. Implored by the hotel manager (Samuel L. Jackson) not to enter room 1408, Mike defiantly procures the key and prepares to dispel yet another spectral sham. Now, as is the case with many of life's most profound epiphanies, the writer who thought he knew it all is caught entirely off guard at the precise moment he least expected it. Subsequently faced with undeniable proof of an afterlife, Mike may have a best-seller on his hands if he can simply survive until sunrise. Mary McCormack and Jasmine Jessica Anthony co-star in director Mikael Håfström's (Derailed) adaptation of an original short story by horror icon Stephen King.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/02/2007
UPC: 0796019807746
Original Release: 2007
Rating: PG-13
Source: Weinstein Company
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:52:00
Sales rank: 88,514

Special Features

Closed Caption; Disc 1: ; John Cusack on 1408; Inside room 1408; Theatrical trailer; ; Disc 2: ; Feature commentary by director Mikael Håfström and writers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski; The secrets of 1408; Deleted scenes and optional commentary

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Cusack Mike Enslin
Samuel L. Jackson Gerald Olin
Mary McCormack Lily Enslin
Jasmine Jessica Anthony Katie Enslin
Tony Shalhoub Actor

Technical Credits
Mikael Håfström Director
Scott Alexander Screenwriter
Lorenzo Di Bonaventura Producer
Peter Boyle Editor
Paul Corbould Special Effects Supervisor
Benoit Delhomme Cinematographer
Kelly Dennis Associate Producer
Elaine Grainger Casting
Matt Greenberg Screenwriter
Sean Guest Asst. Director
Antonia Kalmacoff Associate Producer
Larry Karaszewski Screenwriter
Stuart Kearns Art Director
Andrew Laws Production Designer
Nigel Mills Sound/Sound Designer
Jake Myers Executive Producer
Richard Saperstein Executive Producer
Brian Simmons Sound/Sound Designer
Jeremy Steckler Associate Producer
Natalie Ward Costumes/Costume Designer
Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
Gabriel Yared Score Composer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- 1408: Theatrcial Release
1. "Lock Your Door From the Inside" [4:49]
2. "A Glimpse of That Elusive Light" [3:31]
3. Wipeout [1:27]
4. Making a Reservation [4:57]
5. Olin's Warning [8:35]
6. "It's an Evil Room" [4:05]
7. Entering 1408 [6:21]
8. Exploring the Room [5:11]
9. "We've Only Just Begun" [4:25]
10. Trapped! [4:59]
11. A Glimpse of the Past [3:06]
12. An Incredibly Vivid, Lucid Nightmare [7:14]
13. The Walls Are Closing In [5:58]
14. Crawling Through the Vents [5:32]
15. Hell Freezes Over [5:10]
16. "I'm Out" [7:33]
17. Katie Returns [5:32]
18. Express Checkout System [7:08]
19. "I Wish We Could Stay Together" [2:36]
20. End Credits [5:53]
Disc #2 -- 1408: Extended Director's Cut With Alternate Ending
1. "Lock Your Door From the Inside" [4:49]
2. "A Glimpse of That Elusive Light" [3:31]
3. Wipeout [1:27]
4. Making a Reservation [4:57]
5. Olin's Warning [8:36]
6. "It's an Evil Room" [4:06]
7. Entering 1408 [6:20]
8. Exploring the Room [5:11]
9. "We've Only Just Begun" [4:25]
10. Trapped! [5:03]
11. A Glimpse of the Past [3:06]
12. An Incredibly Vivid, Lucid Nightmare [7:14]
14. The Walls Are Closing In [5:58]
15. Crawling Through the Vents [3:13]
16. The Afterlife Promise [4:03]
17. Hell Freezes Over [5:10]
18. "I'm Out" [5:43]
19. Mike's Manuscript [6:00]
20. Katie Returns [6:25]
21. Express Checkout System [6:43]
22. Personal Effects [4:17]
23. End Credits [5:48]

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1408 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
InnocenceDiesAbbyDosent More than 1 year ago
Scary
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie was pretty good, it is about this paranormal writer names Mike Enslin decides to stay in a haunted hotel room. The room had been closed-off from the world because of it's bad luck with its guests dying, however despite the many warnings Enslin decides to press his luck and stay. In many ways this film is similar to the movie The Shining. I do prefer The Shining to this film, but nonetheless this movie is worth seeing, it is scary and it does have a good storyline.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this was quite good and very suspenseful at the same time. john cusack did some performance including samuel l jackson. this is the story about a guy and the most creepiest hotel room ever. stephen king is quite the writer when it comes to those unexpected twisted endings next to m night.
Guest More than 1 year ago
1408 sends you into a world of almost believable hotel craze. Nothing is what it should be when a ghost finder steps into the most haunted room in the world. Where he is faced with revisits from the dead & ledges that almost push him to his death. Although most of the time, you're like, "yeah, right..." by the end, it all comes together in one terrifying conclusion. Not to mention this movie is probably the jumpiest thing you'll see all year.
scarlet-neworleans More than 1 year ago
Most capativating movie I have seen in a long time. I loved John Cusack, he did a great job. The movie started a little slow but within minutes I was on the edge of my seat and stayed there through the end. I loved it and recommended it to everyone I know. I recommend it to anyone wheter you are a fan of scary moveies are not. This is not a blood and guts movie it is a scary thriller.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think it will be an awsome movie I am going to rent it some time. I love scary movies so I think this one will win my soal.
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