Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain storm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they're being killed off one by one.
|约翰·库萨克 (John Cusack)||饰|
|雷·利奥塔 (Ray Liotta)||饰|
|阿曼达·皮特 (Amanda Peet)||饰|
|约翰·浩克斯 (John Hawkes)||饰|
|阿尔弗雷德·莫里纳 (Alfred Molina)||饰|
Malcolm Rivers (Pruitt Taylor Vince) is a psychotic killer awaiting execution for several vicious murders. His psychiatrist, Doctor Malick (Alfred Molina), has discovered a journal belonging to Rivers
- This was 弗雷德里克·科芬's final acting role before his death on July 31, 2003, at the age of 60.
- Some location shooting occurred in Lancaster and other places in Los Angeles County. But the majority of the movie was shot on an enormous sound stage at Sony Studios in Culver City--the same studio that once housed the set for the Emerald City in "The Wizard of Oz (1939)."
- "As I was going up the stair / I met a man who wasn't there. / He wasn't there again today / I wish, I wish he'd go away." One character claims to have written this poem. It is really a poem titled 'Antigonish' by William Hughes Mearns. This poem was also turned into a popular song, giving it widespread attention.