The Skeleton Key
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 2005
Director: Iain Softley
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 025192-585029
Running time: 1:44 (104 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case, Slip Cover
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: November 15, 2005
Collection type: Owned (#2167)
Status: Available
Purchase date: November 15, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 9 / 10
Overview
Kate Hudson stars in The Skeleton Key – a supernatural thriller that weaves a tale of terror and suspense! When Caroline Ellis (Hudson) takes a job in Louisiana's bayous, she unlocks a deadly secret involving magic, conjure and sacrifice that pulls her into a terrifying world of strange, frightening and unexplained incidents. The key to escaping may lie in a decrepit attic, but if she dares to believe in what she discovers, everything she fears will become real! Filled with endless suspense and bone-chilling scares, hold on for this terrific ride with "one of the best twists since The Sixth Sense" (Melanie Moon, WB-TV)!
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Genres
Horror
Suspense/Thriller
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Universal Pictures
 • Shadowcatcher Entertainment
 • Double Feature Films
Media Companies:
 • Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish  Dolby Digital 5.1
French  Dolby Digital 5.1
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
English
French
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Bonus Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Deleted Scenes
Crew
Direction
Iain Softley....Director
Writing
Ehren Kruger....Writer
Production
Daniel Bobker....Producer
Iain Softley....Producer
Michael Shamberg....Producer
Stacey Sher....Producer
Clayton Townsend....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Dan Mindel....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Joe Hutshing....Film Editor
Music
Edward Shearmur....Composer
Sound
Peter J. Devlin....Production Sound Mixer
Wylie Stateman....Supervising Sound Editor
Scott Millan....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
David Parker....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Harry Cohen....Sound Designer
Ann Scibelli....Sound Designer
Art
John Beard....Production Designer
Louise Frogley....Costume Designer
Drew Boughton....Art Director
Joyce Kogut....Costume Designer
Christina Smith....Make-up Artist
Ronnie Specter....Make-up Artist
June Brickman....Make-up Artist
Matt Sweeney....Visual Effects
Visual Effects by Perpetual Motion Pictures
Richard Malzahn....Visual Effects
Visual Effects by Rhythm & Hues
Dan Deleeuw....Visual Effects
Cast
Kate Hudson....Caroline
Gena Rowlands....Violet
John Hurt....Ben
Peter Sarsgaard....Luke
Joy Bryant....Jill
Maxine Barnett....Mama Cynthia
Fahnlohnee Harris....Hallie
Marion Zinser....Bayou Woman
Deneen Tyler....Desk Nurse
Ann Dalrymple....C.N.A.
Trula Marcus....Nurse Trula
Tonya Staten....Nurse Audrey
Tom Uskali....Robertson Thorpe
Jen Apgar....Madeleine Thorpe
Forrest Landis....Martin Thorpe
Jamie Lee Redmon....Grace Thorpe
Ronald McCall....Papa Justify
Jeryl Prescott Sales....Mama Cecile
Isaach De Bankole....Creole Gas Station Owner
Christa Thorne....Creole Mother
Lakrishi Kindred....Frail Customer
Lawrence "King" Harvey....Bar Man
Mark Krasnoff....Pickup Driver
Sabah....Luke's Secretary
Susannah Thorarinsson....Waitress in Bar
Bill H. McKenzie....Mr. Talcott
Joe Chrest....Paramedic
Party Guests
David Curtis
Tiffany Helland
Bryan Ruppert
Rebirth Brass Band
Philip Frazier
Derek Shezbie
Glen Andrews
Stafford Agee
Keith Frazier
Derrick Tabb
Shamar Allen
Byron Bernard
Herbert Stevens
Jazz Band
George Harper
Howard McCary
Kevin O'Neal
Ryan Porter
Rudy Regalado
Nolan Shaheed
3rd Nfantry Band Members
Dustin Fleetwood
Roderick Harrison
Torrey McKinley