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Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.

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Nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth. When a young woman is found murdered, a group of local high school students decide to further scare their classmates by spreading online rumors that a serial killer called "The Wolf" is on the loose. By describing "The Wolf's" next victims, the students' game is to see how many people they can convince - and if anyone will uncover the lie. But when the described victims actually do start turning up dead, suddenly no one knows where the lies end and the truth begins. As someone or something begins hunting the students themselves, the game turns terrifyingly real. Written by focus features

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Rated PG-13 for violence, terror, disturbing images, language, sexuality and a brief drug reference | See all certifications »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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$61,155 (Mexico) (19 May 2006)

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$61,155 (Mexico) (19 May 2006)
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Originally an R rated film, it was trimmed down to a PG-13. The Uncut version restores the original rating because of added scenes of violence. See more »

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When Owen is standing above Mr. Walker's body, he is wearing a tie, but when it switches back to a close-up of Owen, the tie is gone. See more »

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Tom: Yo O-Dog, what do you think a murder victim looks like?
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Good story with a great twist
25 August 2004 | by (Brea, California) – See all my reviews

I just came back from a screening for 'Cry Wolf.' I must say, at first I thought it was pretty predictable, but then it takes a cool twist that made me stop and think. Great re-telling of the fabled story of the "Boy Who Cried Wolf," this story has a fantastic set of characters headed by Julian Morris, great performance by Lindy Booth, and followed out with good supporting characters played by Bon Jovi, Jared Padalecki, the beautiful Sandra McCoy, and several others. Without giving anything away, I'd recommend anyone who likes good guessing-thrillers and fun jumpy scenes, to go see this movie . . . when it comes out, of course. Good story, good settings, great music.


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