Talk:Vacancy (film)

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The current synopsis is taken word-for-word from the official site. Isn't that a copyright violation? I'm not certain, so I won't take it down just yet. Elizabennet | talk 03:25, 28 March 2007 (UTC)

You're right Elizabeth. I have a feeling this stub was setup BY someone from Sony pictures. --Art8641 14:27, 17 April 2007 (UTC)

The current synopsis is sloppy, inaccurate, and gives away the ending. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:10, 8 October 2007 (UTC)

i dont know if this is important or not[edit]

I just noticed that "vacancy" sounds like "they-can-see" which is what the movie is mostly about, and I don't know if this is important or not. Could go under trivia maybe. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) 02:23, 4 April 2007 (UTC).

I think that would qualify as original research. --  timc  talk   23:25, 14 April 2007 (UTC)
Not only would that be original research, but it would also be entirely pointless to include in the trivia. 03:27, 30 April 2007 (UTC)
No one else said it, so I'm going to have to. It shouldn't go under trivia, or anywhere at all, because it's plain dumb. :) (talk) 18:09, 21 December 2007 (UTC)

I just updated this article by indicating that the DVD has both fullscreen & anamorphic widescreen versions of the film. I know this to be true because I have the DVD of this and it not only says so but I also tried the DVD out and it's true.

I just thought that I would share.Frschoonover (talk) 01:39, 18 June 2008 (UTC)

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Sony anti-piracy technology.[edit]

I wrote a (very small scope) entry in relation to the anti-piracy issue with MANY Sony DVD releases of late. I kept it narrow in scope (Australia specific) because I can't substantiate any claims for other countries, if anyone else has knowledge on this, please share. I rented the DVD about a half dozen times (ie: took it back and swapped for another) and tried it on five different DVD players before digging around on the net to find it was a common problem for the AU release at least.

It's interesting to note that anti-piracy technology merely messes stuff up for home users; in frustration I just went and downloaded a torrent of it which (GASP!) worked fine.  :P They should call it anti-homeusery.  :P (talk) 18:12, 21 December 2007 (UTC)

It would be great if we could cite this information and expand the section. Kushalt 21:43, 29 December 2007 (UTC)

Frank Whaley[edit]

Is it just me, or in the film does Frank Whaley's character (the creepy motel manager) look (and sound) just like Ned Flanders? ;-) --Legis (talk - contribs) 20:09, 9 May 2008 (UTC)

Plot editing[edit]

Wow, I just had to edit the plot section. No offense to whoever wrote it but it was a mess(i.e. grammatically, spelling, tense usage). No ideas or thoughts were deleted just corrections to the aforementioned areas. No need to thank me. All in a day's work.-- (talk) 23:29, 20 February 2009 (UTC)

I did some additional editing to the plot summary section. Mostly fixing inaccurate details (as far as I can tell the movie was never said to be set in California; the masks were not blue; etc), but expanded some parts slightly to maintain a slightly clearer narrative thread IMO. Hope I didn't end up adding too much detail. WLight (talk) 21:08, 29 July 2010 (UTC)


it is a space whare there peole,animals or plants has a vacant or a space.. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 11:54, 12 May 2009 (UTC)


At one point someone on ghre says "(the aptly named nimrod") or something to that extent. Fix it, please. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:03, 16 July 2009 (UTC)