Synopsis: The cynical and skeptical writer Mike Enslin writes books evaluating supernatural phenomena in hotels, graveyards and other haunted places, usually debunking the mystery. While writing his latest book, he travels from Los Angeles to New York to spend one night in the Dolphin Hotel's posessed room 1408, which is permanently unavailable for guests. The reluctant manager Mr. Gerald Olin objects to his request and offers an upgrade, expensive booze and finally relates the death of more than fifty guests over decades in the cursed room. However Mike threatens Mr. Olin, promising to sue the hotel, and is finally allowed to check into the room. Later in the night, he finds that guests of room 1408, once they have checked in, might never leave the room alive.
Genre: Drama, Horror
Director(s): Mikael Håfström
Production: MGM/Dimension
  4 wins & 9 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
104 min


Hi, Mike Enslin, enrolling.

- Wanted.

- Mr. Enslin.

- We feared that you didn't come.

- It is a honor to have you here.

Terrible night!

If it could feel the key,

we could speak in the morning.

He/she probably wants to know all

the history of this here.

In this stairway and where the servant if

he/she played repeatedly in 1860.

- There is a picture.

- We can speak about this in the morning.

This is one of the pamphlets.

- You wanted one.

- Probably.

- Does he/she see in the window?

- Yes, there this.

That is a picture that

a guest removed in 1986.

In the letter you mentioned that the

rooms with more paranormal activity...

...they were in the attic, me

could he/she give one of those rooms?

Exact, because the attic this in the 3rd floor

that was where the employees lived.

People say that all of the children

they died there from tuberculosis.

- All of them?

- The guests listen strange things.

After the midnight,

there is many strange noises.

The best thing than she can do is

to close the door from within.

Even so, it is careful and

he/she closes from within.

I will make this, as soon as

feel the key.

Here this, I number it 14.

- I come from a distance.

- Good luck.

We will see what brings the night.

You Clark says that she hears

people crying,

...while he/she sleeps at night

in this room and me I believe.

No, no, I have her feather.

She will make many delicious things.

And if he/she asks she makes you one

I plan delicious chocolate cake.

That would be very good for you.

Deteriorate, five skulls.

- Hi.

- Do I have, how this?

- Can I help you?

- Yes, I am here for the event.

This well.

- I am Michael Enslin.

- Do excuse?

- The signature of the book.

- Oh, yes, it is you.

- Similar, good picture.

- Thank you.

This well, wait.

Attention, lovers of the books.

This night we have a notable writer.

He/she is Michael Enslin, in the

I sing of the author, today the night.

He/she is the author of the best seller on

how to survive to the ghosts.

The title is 10 hotels, 10 cemeteries,

...and 10 cursed lights.

Today the night at 7 o'clock.

Good, I liked to write this,

and that is the whole history of the book.

I wait that they like, have fun

and get scared.

- Some question?

- The most frightening place that was already?

The most frightening place, never

they had asked me that.

That is a joke, all these

places have a lot of history.

If he/she had to decide, the big

top one would say the Bar Hoober.

The place of Grizzli

Mctee in the night of the murder.

That is an intense place,

or in San Clair, Minesota.

Where all of the widows threw the

babies for the well, that has an a lot, a lot.

- And the poltergeists?

- Look I am a good investigator.

I had of the whole work type, I travel

with all of the necessary equipments.

Anything I would do happier than

to try a paranormal activity.

To see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Then he/she says that there are no ghosts.

I only say that I didn't see none.

But healthy very convenient for

those hotels when they are going the bankruptcy.

- This came out badly.

- Who has a pen?

- I have.

- Do catch one?

In the farm of Mike I saw a ghost

real, I give my word.

- Guarantee! There is many crazy in Orlando.

- I understood, thank you.

- Get afraid.

- Thank you.


- Where did devils remove this from?

- Of the And-bay.

And - bay, in how much you auctioned?

- There was not an auction.

- That thought.


A fascinating book,

...so only it is inspiring.

- And honest.

- Thank you, as if he/she calls?

- Ana

- OK.

- Will he/she write other as this?

- No, no longer I am the same.

- Can I ask you a question?

- Clear.

In the book the son's relationship

and the father, maybe it is very personal.

Is it so sincere, is it true?


Thank you, I appreciate him/it.

- Thank you.

- Good-bye.

This well, friend? This breathing?

It is this, sign here.

- Hi, face, comes early.

- Do I have Jackson, as it goes?

I Read his/her last book, of the 10 places

haunted, this very frightening one.

- That good.

- I see you later.

You are magnificent.

Happy birthday, have

a good morning, David.

It is beautiful.

Good night, as I can help him/it?

- The room 1408.

- One moment please.

- In what I can help him/it?

- I want to be at the room 1408.

This room no this available one, Mister.

I didn't tell you the date.

- What such on Saturday?

- Unavailable.

- Next Thursday?

- Unavailable.

- Next month.

- Unavailable..

They will see that comes.

Factory owner

it is played by the hotel window

Did anybody see my Chinese food?

I have to eat lunch with an idiot.

Sam, Michael Enslin,

calling from Los Angeles.

Assists there inside.

- Clay, something of Enslin is had, he/she says that yes.

- Yes as not.

This guy is only is better to maintain

the energy for top the whole time.

- Michael.

- Hi Sam.

I read the first 5 chapters the night,

good sh*t, I didn't get to sleep.

- I have, you took care of that.

- If, I have our best lawyer here.

- Mike, Clay, CLay, Mike.

- Hi, Clay.

This guy is the best.

Good, Clay, that happens with Delfim?

Yes, Delfim, that sh*t.

Two parts for a free, you go

to adore the good that is Clay.

He sought and it found you,

a federal civil law.

As if somebody discriminated you,

a good and white face.

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Matt Greenberg

Matt Greenberg is an American screenwriter and producer, most notable for his work on the horror films Halloween H20: 20 Years Later and 1408. more…

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