• Director: D.J. MacHale
• Writer: D.J. MacHale
• Release Date: 1997
• Genre: Horror | Thriller | Comedy | Family
• Runtime: 89 min.
• Box Office #s: Here

Cast Highlights
• Steve Guttenberg
• Nia Peeples

This Disney made-for-TV film has Steve Guttenberg as a tabloid reporter who wants to write legitimately again. He investigates an old woman’s story behind the famous disappearance of five including a beloved child actress that occurred at the Hollywood Hotel in the 1930s. Everyone says the Hollywood Hotel is haunted now, and when Guttenberg explores it, he finds out why.

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Not Avaliable


  • Disney used this TV movie to test the waters of turning Disney Theme Park attractions into movies. What followed was Mission to Mars (2000), The Country Bears (2002), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), The Haunted Mansion (2003) and others.
  • Most of the tower footage in the film, both interior and exterior, were shot at the actual Tower of Terror attraction at the Disney MGM Studios.


Claire Poulet: My name is Claire Poulet.
Anna Petterson: [rolls eyes] You know, Poulet in French means “chicken.”
Claire Poulet: [stunned] Really?