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Carrie (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  4 November 2002 (USA)
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Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both classmates at her school, and her own religious, but 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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Carrie... good girl, evil powers See more »


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Trivia

Bryan Fuller added some more positive dialogue about religion after he was asked to do so by David Keith. One example is the scene in which Carrie makes statements about her own faith as opposed to her mother's views. See more »

Goofs

When Tommy and Carrie get to prom and are being escorted inside, Tommy is talking to Carrie not to worry. It gives a close-up on Carrie up to her shoulder. Her dress strap is down but in the next scene she pulls it back up. See more »

Quotes

Helen Shyres: Oh my god, where did you get that dress?
Carrie White: I made it.
Helen Shyres: [Impressed] Shut up!
Carrie White: You shut up!
Helen Shyres: Seriously, you made that?
Carrie White: I did. I... I like to sew. It's a real simple pattern.
[walks past Helen]
Helen Shyres: [gasps] Look at your ass!
Carrie White: What?
Helen Shyres: Okay, after seeing your ass, the whole "nun in street clothes" thing is no longer acceptable.
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References She's All That (1999) See more »

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It's Only Sex
Performed by Sky Tyler
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re: TxMike's post-Why not just watch DePalma's adaptation?
15 April 2003 | by (Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

Why not just watch DePalma's 1976 adaptation? While this remake was made for TV, which sometimes can brand a film as belonging to a lower class, it is a more faithful adaptation of King's novel. Have you read the novel? Many of the complaints you have about the "changes" made for the TV adaptation are major occurrences in the novel. Even the way in which the main action is interrupted by interviews, follows the structure of the book. While I like to judge a film adaptation of a novel separate from the novel itself and not on how well it sticks to the story, I found the flow of the novel much more interesting than the almost slasher genre quality of DePalma's film, and subsequently found the remake just as interesting. Pick up a copy...it's a quick easy read and maybe you'll see the remake in a whole new light.


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