The Dolphin Hotel in New York invites everyone to stay in any of its stunning, sophisticated rooms. Except one.
A man who specializes in paranormal things and events (and has even written a book about hotels with paranormal and strange things happening in them and also has on his own skin checked out whether it is true or not) – John Cusack – receives an anonymous postcard about Room 1408. What’s so special in this room? … All numbers counted together make thirteen – devil’s dozen. So he goes to New York to check out what’s the matter, not believing in all this trivial nonsense. Despite the hotel manager’s – Samuel L. Jackson – warnings that this is a room of evil, hundreds of people has died here and not in natural death, no one has spent there more than an hour, Cusack anyway settles in Room 1408. …