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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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Most of the scenes involving Milo Ventimiglia and Kristina Anapau were kept from the original shooting, including the Hollywood Boulevard scene, the high school scenes and the dog-attack scene. See more »


Right before Bo shows up at Jimmy's house, Jimmy is about to eat a piece of raw meat. When he takes it out of the package it is thawed and pliable. When Zipper has the steak in his mouth it is stiff. See more »


[describing the werewolf in human form to the police]
Jimmy Myers: I - I don't know... what a - about 5 foot 10...
Ellie: [cutting Jimmy Meyers off] She's got a bony ass... and fat thighs... and ugly skin.
[the werewolf breaks through a window, roaring, and gives Ellie the finger]
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References The Partridge Family (1970) See more »


Let Me Out
Written by Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders and Dillon Dixon
Performed by MBD
Lyrics by Dillon Dixon
Mixed by Noah Scot Snyder
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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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