4 Commuters and the devil get stuck in an elevator: a movie by M. Night Shyamalan

Check out the first trailer from the M. Night Shyamalan-inspired Devil. Five people get stuck in an elevator, but one of them is the devil. Horror ensues.

The film Devil is inspired by a story by Shyamalan, and directed by Drew Dowdle and John Erick Dowdle. The film hits theaters September 17th, 2010.

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DISCUSSION

When you're trapped in the elevator with the devil, disguised as someone else, it's pretty easy to figure out who is whom.

There's three simple methods:

1. Start whistling "Sympathy for the Devil." Then start singing the line "Pleased to meet you / Hope you guess my name..." Whomever introduces themselves as the Devil (or Satan/Lucifer/etc) is probably the devil.

2. Challenge everyone, one at a time, to a fiddle contest. Whomever pulls out a solid gold fiddle is the Devil. (Or at least, the Robot Devil.)

3. If someone in the elevator is abling pulling-off wearing an open-collared shirt with a double-breasted suit and bears a striking resemblance to Al Pacino, he's the Devil.

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What a ludicrously bad concept for a film.