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 her classmates and her domineering, religious 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 domineering, religious mother. One classmate, Sue Snell, feels sorry for Carrie and asks her boyfriend, Tommy Ross, to take Carrie to the senior prom instead of her. But another classmate, Chris Hargenson, is banned from the prom and is determined with her boyfriend to have her revenge on Carrie. Carrie soon discovers she has telekinetic powers; and when the most gruesome prank is played on her on prom night, anything can happen. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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When Sue Snell (Kandyse McClure) suggests to her boyfriend Tommy Ross (Tobias Mehler) that he take Carrie to the prom instead of her, he replies with "We should have a rule: If they do something in a Freddie Prinze Jr. movie, we're not allowed to do it in real life.". The movie he is referring to is She's All That (1999). In the movie, Freddie Prinze, Jr. takes a bet from his friends that he can turn any random girl into the prom queen in six weeks. The movie is a contemporary style update of the George Bernard Shaw play "Pygmalion" which was the basis for the popular musical "My Fair Lady". When Tom and Carrie arrive at the prom, Carrie mentions the play and the musical. See more »

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The white bathtub knobs are plain, then have "Hot" and "Cold" stenciled on them. See more »

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Tina Blake: Oh hey, Carrie! Do you want to come sit in Chris's desk today? I just, I don't think she's going to be using it since you got her kicked out of school!
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Referenced in Skip Lotem Loves Carrie (2002) See more »

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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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