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

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tamara Riley (as Jenna Dewan)
Katie Stuart ...
Chloe
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Jesse
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Shawn
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Kisha (as Melissa Elias)
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Patrick
Marc Devigne ...
Roger
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Bill Natolly
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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 ...
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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

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

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$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$206,624 (USA) (28 April 2006)
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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 »

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When Tamara arrives at the motel, her hair changes between shots. See more »

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Patrick: Sorry, Mrs. Natolly. Tamara wants you dead.
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Good, sexy trashy fun.....
24 December 2005 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This is my first time posting, but I recently saw Tamara and after reading some of the hatin' on this board, I thought I'd add my opinion.

People have already covered the story, so I'll just talk about the film . While it's not the best movie I've seen, it was a definitely a great way to spend 90 minutes. It had a sexy lead, some great kills and a wicked sense of humor. I'm definitely going to see it again.

The good...

I thought the story was well written and well paced. As a horror fan, I hate when people say something's not horror, but a psychological thriller...butthat's what this film was. Sure, we know Tamara's gonna get revenge on her tormentors. But instead of just killing them off with an axe or a knife, her revenge is more psychological. She toys with the other kids and gets back at them in ways I've never seen. I thought it was clever that she didn't just go around slaughtering them.

Jenna Dewan, the actress who plays Tamara, does a great job. You feel sorry for her in the beginning and when she comes back...she's amazing. She's not just evil. She's sexy and fun...if it wasn't for the whole "back from the dead" thing, she'd be the perfect hottie. If Jenna isn't a star in the next few years, I'll eat my...well, I'll eat something I don't like. She does a great job.

I thought the directing was good too. I'm so tired of seeing MTV-style movies that are cut so fast and shot so dark that you can't see what was going on. The film obviously had a low budget, but they made the best of it.

The bad...

The film's not perfect. People expecting a lot of blood and gore, will be disappointed. But the stuff that's there really works...the Roger scene is classic. Also, I'm not a perv, but since the story was so sexy, I would have liked to seen more skin. There's some scenes...both with the gore and the sex...where they could have gone a lot further.

Some of the acting. Overall, I thought the acting was really good, but there were a pair of actors I didn't like. (I won't name names, because I don't get off on being nasty.)

Overall, this was obviously a low budget movie, but I think it delivered the goods. It's much better than a lot of the big budget stuff I've seen (The Fog...) And for the dude who thought it should go direct to DVD....check out all of Lions Gate's direct to DVD crap. This movie kicks the sh*t out of them. Actually, aside from Saw and High Tension, I think this is the best genre film they've put out.

Peace,


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