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Cursed (2005)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Romance  |  25 February 2005 (USA)
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A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults, who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill their attacker if they hope to change their fate to avoid becoming werewolves too.


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Ellie has been taking care of her younger brother Jimmy since their parents death. One night after picking him up from a party they are involved in a car accident on Mullholland Drive. While trying to rescue a woman from the other car a creature attacks and kills her, also injuring both Ellie and Jimmy. After some research Jimmy realizes the creature could only have been a werewolf. Written by

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What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for horror violence/terror, some sexual references, nudity, language and a brief drug reference | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 February 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Wes Craven's Cursed  »

Box Office


$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,633,085 (USA) (25 February 2005)


$116,070 (South Africa) (5 August 2005)

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2.35 : 1
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Parts of the opening scenes at the pier where from the original shoot. At first they included Skeet Ulrich and Shannon Elizabeths characters and were placed later in the film. They were later re-shot as the opening, introducing Shannon Elizabeth and Mya. In the scene where Elizabeth is calling for May's character, she is actually calling for Ulrich's "Vince" with "Jenny" dubbed over. See more »


(at around 20 mins) Ellie can clearly be seen stepping up onto something just before she and Jake kiss in her dream near the beginning of the film. Christina Ricci is 13 inches shorter than Joshua Jackson. See more »


Ellie: You're a monster!
Jake: Join the club.
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Written by Samantha Sprackling and Tom Holkenberg
Performed by Junkie XL (feat. Saffron)
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I liked this movie!
26 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm sad that so many people have not liked this movie! It was a total parody of every werewolf movie you have ever seen. I thought it was hilarious and I think that's what Kevin Williamson wanted (but who am I to speculate?). I thought of the movie in the same way I thought of Scream... a lot of people saw Scream as just a cheesy horror movie, but those that are huge horror fans and have a sense of humor, got the joke.

Lighten up.

My advice to those who haven't seen the movie: Don't take it so seriously! It's supposed to be fun. The obvious jokes aren't the only ones you are supposed to laugh at ;)

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