The Pit and the Pendulum (2009)

The Pit and the Pendulum (2009)

Director David DeCoteau

Writer Edgar Allan Poe (story), Simon Savory (screenplay)

Genre Horror, Thriller

Year 2009

Actors Lorielle New, Stephen Hansen, Bart Voitila, Michael King

IMDB : 2.7 (346 votes)


Description Seven students answer an advertisement to participate in an experiment to explore how the sensation of pain can be eliminated. Arriving at a secluded institute, they are welcomed by mysterious scientist JB Divay. Initially, JB's fascination with hypnosis, clocks and cactus plants are dismissed by the group as mere eccentricities. But as the students begin to disappear one by one, they begin to question JB's true intentions. In a final showdown, plucky Jason confronts JB over her deranged practices only to discover boyfriend Kyle strapped to a table beneath JB's final experiment, inches away from the razor's edge...


  • iHelloway 2016-07-18 22:50:55
    there is second title to this aka: Bruce Willis really needed the money
  • Selbit2 2013-05-26 16:48:41
    Bruce Willis must really have needed the money......
  • Faiq Khalifa ASK 2012-04-02 08:56:51
    the spanish guy very handsome
  • jonan bia 2012-01-04 22:13:55
    i don't like to see killer men, they are very handsome and sexy i ask it is a film or not? Or for the pub?
  • INKA 2011-10-04 17:32:24
    Yeahh, its a little bit homo.
  • Gerardo . Vazquez Jr. 2011-08-02 12:13:53
    LOL! I don't know who's turning in their grave the hardest, Edgar allen Poe or Oscar Wilde! Love these cheesy homo b movies.
  • Sanny D. 2011-04-19 23:51:29
    @lghanima wasn't there two movies with the same title, (one from 1961, orginally from Egar Allen poe's short horror story of "The Pit and the Pendulum", and also one in 1991 from different from that short story)
  • cha5 2011-01-07 04:39:51
    It's a cosmic injustice that even straight to video flicks like these make more money, than poor Poe ever saw in his entire lifetime.
  • snufkin789 2010-10-17 08:57:31
    @raymondleeleggs haha yeah me too ... but apart from that, i don't think poe wouldn't have been ok with this thing of a movie -
  • miamasamune 2010-08-22 19:36:12
    hmm.. where can i find this?
  • lghanima 2010-03-22 22:23:41
    i have to admit that this is a verry stupid movie. this is smth like " hey guys , i have an ideea: let's make a movie"

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