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Carrie (2002)

TV Movie  |  TV-14  |   |  Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  4 November 2002 (USA)
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Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teen-age girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both her class-mates and her religious, abusive mother.

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This is the story of Carrie White, a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with unbelievable telekinetic powers, and is slowly being pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both cruel classmates at her school, and her own religious, but abusive, mother. Soon, she discovers she has telekinetic powers; and when the most gruesome of gags is played on her on prom night, all bets are off. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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For a night you won't forget.... Join Carrie at the prom. See more »


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Meghan Black wears a dress on the prom that looks the same as the one Julia Roberts wore on the 73rd Annual Academy Awards ceremony in 2001, the year she got her first award as the best actress in a leading role for Erin Brockovich (2000). See more »

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When the biology teacher explains photosynthesis, he gets it wrong. He says that it increases the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, but it actually increases the amount of oxygen. See more »

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Detective John Mulcahey: You and Christine Hargenson, friends until the end?
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Sue Snell: We had our differences.
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Sue Snell: Differences about a lot of things. I played with Barbie, she played with horses. She's a back to front, I'm a front to back.
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A unique take on the original
30 November 2004 | by (Brisbane Australia) – See all my reviews

I think everyone knows the story of Carrie. The strange innocent misfit who's teased mercilessly and maliciously by a few of her school peers. and develops her telekinetic powers to protect herself after a particularly cruel and humiliating prank is pulled on her.

Well, I think I enjoyed this because it put a different spin on the original story. That is, the story is told after the fact in a series of interviews conducted by the police.

The movie has a good cast and the script is good. The special effects, while used to good effect, aren't particularly 'special', but the camera work, particularly in the ballroom scene when everyone is panicking, is deplorable. I've taken better home movies. Still, if you can ignore that....

Overall I really enjoyed this telemovie and would recommend it to anyone who wants a bit of a scare and to be entertained, and not

I'll probably be burned at the stake for this too, but I preferred Angela Bettis charactisation of Carrie to Sissy Spaceks in the original.


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