MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 500 this week

Tamara (2005)

5.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.2/10 from 7,492 users   Metascore: 34/100
Reviews: 92 user | 62 critic | 10 from Metacritic.com

Tamara, an unattractive girl, who is picked on by her peers returns after her death as a sexy seductress to exact revenge.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 26 titles
created 14 Sep 2011
 
a list of 38 titles
created 13 Nov 2011
 
a list of 32 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 27 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 27 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Tamara" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tamara (2005)

Tamara (2005) on IMDb 5.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tamara.
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

She Made Them Do It (TV Movie 2013)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Jenna Dewan Tatum and Mackenzie Phillips star in this Lifetime Original Movie. The riveting film is based a true story of convicted felon Sarah Pender, who after being found guilty of masterminding a double murder.

Director: Grant Harvey
Stars: Jenna Dewan Tatum, Mackenzie Phillips, Steve Bacic
Falling Awake (2009)
Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A story about survival beyond one's class and condition, and the profound changes that occur when a young musician awakens the magic, the music and the possibilities for romance in the ... See full summary »

Director: Agustin
Stars: Jenna Dewan Tatum, J.D. Williams, Nicholas Gonzalez
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A night of debauchery threatens a sexually abstinent student's college standing.

Director: Clare Kilner
Stars: Jenna Dewan Tatum, Bo Burnham, Brianne Davis
Step Up (2006)
Crime | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Tyler Gage receives the opportunity of a lifetime after vandalizing a performing arts school, gaining him the chance to earn a scholarship and dance with an up and coming dancer, Nora.

Director: Anne Fletcher
Stars: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Damaine Radcliff
Assorted Nightmares: Janitor (TV Series 2008)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Jenna Dewan Tatum, Kevin Dorman, Jennifer Holland
10 Years (2011)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The night before their high school reunion, a group of friends realize they still haven't quite grown up in some ways.

Director: Jamie Linden
Stars: Channing Tatum, Rosario Dawson, Chris Pratt
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

An engaged guy is forced by his future father-in-law to take a side job moonlighting as an exotic dancer in order to pay extravagant wedding neither of them can afford.

Director: Penelope Spheeris
Stars: Joe Hursley, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Dustin Ybarra
Witches of East End (TV Series 2013)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Centers on the adventures of a mother and her two adult daughters, both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of witches, who lead seemingly quiet, uneventful modern day ... See full summary »

Stars: Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Dale Squire is a hip, quirky, independent single gal living in the glossy city of Los Angeles. After several failed attempts in quasi-relationships, Dale concludes that finding a meaningful... See full summary »

Director: Christie Will
Stars: Lacey Chabert, Kip Pardue, Jenna Dewan Tatum
Biography | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Five high school cheerleaders, including the daughter of the school principal, run amok -- and teachers, parents and administrators allow them to get away with a wide range of scandalous ... See full summary »

Director: Tom McLoughlin
Stars: Jenna Dewan Tatum, Ashley Benson, Aimee Spring Fortier
Waterborne (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Three sets of area residents band together after a terrorist attack against L.A.'s water supply.

Director: Ben Rekhi
Stars: Christopher Masterson, Jake Muxworthy, Jon Gries
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

There is a contest The prize is immortality. To win the contest all you have to do is KILL! A demon with the ability to resurrect and control the dead enters the contest. There will be HELL to pay!

Director: Rob Avery
Stars: Andrea Anderson, Tiffany Apan, Rob Avery
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Tamara Riley (as Jenna Dewan)
Katie Stuart ...
Chloe
...
Jesse
...
Shawn
...
Kisha (as Melissa Elias)
...
Patrick
Marc Devigne ...
Roger
...
Bill Natolly
...
Alison Natolly
Chris Sigurdson ...
Mr. Riley
Sarah Blondin ...
Freshman Girl #1
Magally Zelaya ...
Freshman Girl #2
Ernesto Griffith ...
Cop #1
Brian Davisson ...
Security Guard
Brandy Jaques ...
Receptionist
Edit

Storyline

Tamara is a girl who didn't quite fit in. Tamara is constantly picked on and when a couple of friends plays a joke on Tamara, it leads to her death. The friends bury her tries to make it seem that Tamara ran away. But all is not forgotten. Tamara reutrns as a sexy seductress and plans her revenge. (due to witchcraft). Well like they say: Karma's a bitch. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

She's back. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sequences of strong bloody violence, language, sexuality and teen drinking | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

3 February 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rule 6  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$29,157 (USA) (3 February 2006)

Gross:

$206,624 (USA) (28 April 2006)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (cut)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Patrick's insult to Tamara early in the film, "trailer-trash whore", was ad-libbed by the actor. This was not in the script since writer Jeffrey Reddick himself grew up in a trailer. See more »

Goofs

During the scene where Tamara is tearing the love binding spell from her spell book, the page comes out clean with no jagged tears. The jagged tear where Chloe will later replace the spell into the book can be seen behind the page being torn. See more »

Quotes

Tamara Riley: [answers the phone] Sorry, Sean can't come to the phone right now, he's fucking Patrick.
See more »

Connections

References Carrie (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Steel Gangsta
Written by Gee Realah and Ace-D
Performed by Gee Realah and Ace-D
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Crawl on me, sink into me, die for me . . . living dead girl.
18 March 2009 | by (Edinburgh.) – See all my reviews

You know how it goes. It's always the members of the higher social order in High School USA that ends up doing the most damage. In this case, a bunch of teens accidentally cause the demise of the shy misfit known as Tamara, after a malicious prank goes horribly wrong, and set about covering it up. Things get a bit socially awkward when the very same girl returns to school the next day, no longer that shy and looking hot as . . . . well, hell. And what Tamara now likes more than anything (with the exception of the teacher she has a massive crush on, played by Matthew Marsden) is exacting revenge with judicious use of irony.

Yes, it's Carrie meets Prom Night meets Charmed and Buffy The Vampire Slayer. But that doesn't mean that it's bad just because it's derivative. Things rattle along at a decent pace so there's never really a dull moment, the acting is all decent enough (Marsden is not a favourite of mine but he did okay here and Jenna Dewan is great in the title role) and the moments of vengeance are all nasty fun for horror fans. It may be too tame for some and too teeny for others but you could do a lot worse if you're after an undemanding little slice of hokum to pass 90 minutes with. If you're a girl then you should perhaps get more from the movie and if you're a guy then this may well be the one horror that your other half does not mind watching with you (a way to ease her into the genre, if you like).

See this if you like: Carrie, Charmed, Jennifer.


6 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Do u guys think whitchcraft is real? HighSchoolMusical_KO
REALLY surprised that this was actually GOOD super_nashwan
Hollywood's idea of 'ugly' cph54
Shawn and Patrick?? PwrofPrue
High School Athletics is a Disease. a244
Student/Teacher Romance Movies - Please Help? AnnHolway360
Discuss Tamara (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?