The Killing Room

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  • R
  • 2008
  • 5.7  (13,854)

The Killing Room is a psychological drama starring Chloe Sevigny, Timothy Hutton, Clea Duvall, Peter Stormare and Nick Cannon. A group of strangers arrive at an unknown facility to participate in a focus group. Unknown to the participants, they are actually a part of a top secret, government experiment. Emily Reilly is in charge of a psychological research study that brings together a homeless man, a reclusive loner, a former military vet and a drug addict. Through the course of the day, these total strangers are asked if they would perform certain acts, including violence and torture against each other, in exchange for a reward. Unbeknownst to Emily, Dr. Phillips, the man who recruited the group, is really a government agent who designs torturous games to test human reactions. Slowly, Emily realizes something is not quite right with the experiment as people in the room start behaving violently towards each other. Hypothetical concepts suddenly turn into real actions when the group of strangers are slowly killed off. Is this just a game, or is the only way to survive include murdering everyone else in the room? And what happens to Emily now that she realizes this is not just a simple focus group?

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The Killing Room
The Killing Room

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The Killing Room is a psychological drama starring Chloe Sevigny, Timothy Hutton, Clea Duvall, Peter Stormare and Nick Cannon. A group of strangers arrive at an unknown facility to participate in a focus group. Unknown to the participants, they are actually a part of a top secret, government experiment. Emily Reilly is in charge of a psychological research study that brings together a homeless man, a reclusive loner, a former military vet and a drug addict. Through the course of the day, these total strangers are asked if they would perform certain acts, including violence and torture against each other, in exchange for a reward.

Unbeknownst to Emily, Dr. Phillips, the man who recruited the group, is really a government agent who designs torturous games to test human reactions. Slowly, Emily realizes something is not quite right with the experiment as people in the room start behaving violently towards each other.

Hypothetical concepts suddenly turn into real actions when the group of strangers are slowly killed off. Is this just a game, or is the only way to survive include murdering everyone else in the room? And what happens to Emily now that she realizes this is not just a simple focus group?

  • Release Date
    2008
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.7  (13,854)