Secret Window (2004)
Front Cover Actor
Johnny Depp Mort Rainey
John Turturro John Shooter
Maria Bello Amy Rainey
Timothy Hutton Ted Milner
Charles Dutton Ken Karsch (as Charles S. Dutton)
Len Cariou Sheriff Dave Newsome
Joan Heney Mrs. Garvey
John Dunn-Hill Tom Greenleaf (as John Dunn Hill)
Vlasta Vrana Fire Chief Wickersham
Matt Holland Detective Bradley
Charles S. Dutton Ken Karsch
Gillian Ferrabee Fran Evans
Movie Details
Genre Drama; Horror; Thriller; Mystery
Director David Koepp
Producer Gavin Polone; Ezra Swerdlow
Writer Stephen King; David Koepp
Studio Columbia Pictures; Sony Pictures
Language English
Audience Rating PG-13
Running Time 1 hr 36 mins
Country USA
Color Color
Johnny Depp gets high off another acting challenge in this tricky adaptation of a Stephen King yarn. Although the mood is too sinister to allow for the mischief of his Pirates of the Caribbean turn, Depp still manages to embroider his role here with plenty of quirky business. He plays a writer, divorced and depressed, who's stuck in an isolated cabin (shades of The Shining); he begins to crack up when a stranger (John Turturro) arrives, accusing him of plagiarism. Writer-director David Koepp (Stir of Echoes) does his best to make the rickety material compelling--he gets the maximum out of the cabin set, for instance--but the problems inherent in the King story eventually win out. The climactic scenes are particularly unpleasant, especially in contrast to the cleverness of Depp's performance. A Philip Glass score adds class, but this one ultimately feels like a disappointment. --Robert Horton
Personal Details
My Rating
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Index 1360
Collection Status In Collection
Purchase Date 6/23/04
Purchase Price $16.00
Store Best Buy
Owner JC
Links IMDB
Amazon US
Folder 011
Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio 2.40:1
UPC 043396036635
Release Date 6/22/04
Subtitles English; French
Audio Tracks English Dolby Digital 5.1
French Dolby Digital 5.1
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Color Closed-captioned Widescreen Dolby