There is a movie that I am trying to look for and the scene that I remember most was a scene where a teenage girl was taking a bath in a old bathtub without a showerhead and what looked like to be octopus tentacles coming from the drain and grabbing the girl and attempting to pull her down the drain and it ended up being a dream when she woke up.

I don't know if it would be consider sci-fi or fantasy, but I hope that it is and that I can be able to get this question answered like any question I ask, if I can.

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    Hmmm, are you sure it was octopus tentacles and not Freddy Kreuger's glove? There is a scene just like this in "A Nightmare on Elm Street". Was there actually an octopus creature in the film? Another possibility is "The Blob" where a guy gets pulled down a sink drain, can't remember if there is a dream sequence in that one or not (don't think so).
    – Jason K
    Commented Dec 8, 2016 at 14:14
  • Yes, it was tentacles but I don't remember if they were octopus tentacles, I just said that it looked like it. I am not sure if they are octopus tentacles or not, but they kinda looked like octopus tentacles. The scene also was in a bathroom in the bathtub and the tentacles were attempting to pull her in the drain. That's what I can remenber so far.
    – Megafgk1
    Commented Dec 8, 2016 at 14:18
  • If it only looked like tentacles, it might have been giant spider legs, which in less-than-optimal lighting conditions, and being wet from coming out of the drain might have looked similar? Then it could have been Stephen King's "IT". I think there was a scene like this... Not sure though, so only a comment.
    – khaoliang
    Commented Dec 8, 2016 at 15:44
  • There is a similar scene in Roger Lovin (actually Rodgers Clemens)'s novel The Presence - unless I'm mixing it up with Thomas and Wilhelm's Clone. A boy is assimilated by a blob and disappears down a drain (also in Schlock Mercenary webcomic - schlockmercenary.com/2008-02-24)
    – LSerni
    Commented Dec 9, 2016 at 0:26
  • It wasn't Stephen King's "IT", but the Schlock Mercenary is the right example. I just remember that It was just in a old bathtub with no showerhead and I think the movie was with a mother, her teenage son and teenage daughter. But I don't remember anything else at the moment.
    – Megafgk1
    Commented Dec 9, 2016 at 13:45

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It may be Drainiac! (2000)

Death rises up from the drain in director Bret Piper's inventive, special effects-heavy horror yarn about an old dark house and a vengeful water demon. As Julie Ashbrook and friends begin out an old mansion that's scheduled to be restored, their work is frequently interrupted by a series of strange occurrences involving water. Julie believes that strange forces are at work within the dilapidated estate, but her friends think she's losing her mind. By the time the ancient water demon that inhabits these drain pipes manifests itself in the flesh, Julie and her friends realize that their lives aren't the only things at stake, because this demon wants to devour their bodies and swallow their souls.

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    Hello and welcome to SFF! While this may answer the question it is better to include the relevant details into your answer for why it matches the OPs description
    – TheLethalCarrot
    Commented Apr 21, 2018 at 13:22
  • Perfectly done by Valorum! Thank you!
    – Hatchett
    Commented Apr 22, 2018 at 12:44
  • Yes, this was the movie that I was looking for. Funny that it's from the late 90s or 2000 when it looks like something that was filmed in the late 80s or early 90s.
    – Megafgk1
    Commented Apr 24, 2018 at 21:50

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