Stay Alive is a 2006 horror film directed by William Brent Bell, who cowrote it with Matthew Peterman. It was produced by McG, co-produced by Hollywood Pictures and released on March 24, 2006 in the US. In the U.S. the film was rated PG-13 for horror violence, disturbing images, language, and brief sexual and drug content. This is the first film in five years released by Hollywood Pictures.
The film opens with a character in a video game entering an eerie mansion. The character flees up a stairway and enters a room. Out of the darkness, a woman in a blood red dress lunges at the character. She knocks him off the staircase banister, and the character is killed when he is hung by a chandelier chain. The player of the game, Loomis Crowley, quits playing and goes about a normal routine before bed. He is later awoken by a nightmare, and is killed in real-life by the woman in the red dress, in a manner similar to the way his game character died.
Loomis’ friend, Hutch (Jon Foster), receives a phone call informing him that Loomis is dead. At the funeral, Loomis' sister, Emma, gives Hutch a bag containing some of Loomis' possessions, including a video game. At the funeral, a blonde girl