When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.

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The hacker Josh invades the computer of Douglas Ziegler, who is developing a powerful wireless signal, and accidentally releases a mysterious force that takes the will to live of human beings, generating a suicide epidemic and increasing the force. His girlfriend and student of psychology, Mattie, sees each one of their common friends die and the destruction of the modern world, and together with her new acquaintance Dexter, they try to plan a virus developed by Josh in the network to shutdown the system and save mankind. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi terror, disturbing images, language, sensuality and thematic material | See all certifications »

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11 August 2006 (USA)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,203,822 (USA) (11 August 2006)

Gross:

$20,259,297 (USA) (6 October 2006)
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Josh's apartment number 657 take 1 away from the 7 and add it to the 5 you get 666 See more »

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When Mattie is at the college before going to Josh's apartment her hair is straight in pulled into a pony tail, when she arrives at the apartment it is loose and curly. Her shirt also changed from light blue to a white shirt with "Nothing Rhymes with Oranges" on the front. See more »

Quotes

Mattie Webber: [to Dexter] That computer belonged to someone I know. You found his computer. Now you're messing with the people in his address book? That's a really shitty thing to do.
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Connections

Followed by Pulse 3 (2008) See more »

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Esto Es Lo Que Hay
Written by Maurico Jose Arcas, Armando Figueredo, Jose Luis Pardo, Jose Rafael Torres, Julio Briceno,
and Juan Manuel Roura
Performed by Los Amigos Invisibles
Courtesy of Luaka Bop, Inc.
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Go watch the original...
2 September 2006 | by (Oklahoma City, OK) – See all my reviews

I would just like to say that you'd probably be better off watching the original. For reasons that make the Japanese version that much more powerful.

1) The Japanese version is set in a time period where the Internet is "new" so this makes for a much more mysterious set of events as people are still not use to the everyday aspects of the Internet.

2) Since this movie is another import from Japanese horror one could say that this is just another attempt to capitalize on the genre that Hollywood has created for itself, that of the imported/re-shoot/foreign film.

3) There is a certain aspect of desperation in the original as the director & writer try to convey the concept that despite technology we as humans are growing further apart and finding it harder to connect leaving us alone in a world full of people. So please for your sake, if you want to enjoy this movie go get the Japanese original. It's at Blockbuster, you can watch it in the comfort of your own home and if you don't like subtitles then put the dubbing option in the audio settings on...because the movie is worth it.

  • Teno Dulina



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