R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Circa 1969, several strangers, most with a secret to bury, meet by chance at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one night, everyone will show their true colors - before everything goes to hell.
Drew Goddard's process of selling the script was under heavy secrecy, only sending it to top studio execs. Potential buyers had to read it on a tablet and then return it when finished.
Did you think you could just take what's mine and I wouldn't come a-huntin;?
Emily Summerspring: She ain't yours.
The bank robbery is done outside of Stockton, on a snowy day. The Stockton area averages zero inches of snow per year.
There are almost no opening credits. Only the film's title is shown after the first scene.
$7,132,647 (USA) (14 October 2018)
$17,839,115 (USA) (6 December 2018)