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One Missed Call (2008)

PG-13 | | Horror, Mystery | 4 January 2008 (USA)
Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves - messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.

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After the death of their friend Shelley, Leann Cole receives a voice mail from the future of the date and time when she would die. On the scheduled day, Leann sees weird things and in the precise informed hour, Leann is attacked by a supernatural force on a footbridge over a train station while talking to her friend Beth Raymond. Beth meets Leann's boyfriend Brian, who also received a call, and witnesses his death on the street. When her roommate Taylor Anthony receives a call, Beth befriends Det. Jack Andrews, who tells her that his sister was the first victim of the phone call. They decide to investigate the connections of Jack's sister and find the name of Marie Layton, who apparently abused of her daughters. Jack and Beth run against time trying to save Beth from her fate. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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What will it sound like when you die?

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and terror, frightening images, some sexual material and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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4 January 2008 (USA)  »

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$27,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,511,473 (USA) (4 January 2008)

Gross:

$26,876,529 (USA) (7 March 2008)
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Out of 79 reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, none of of them have been positive resulting in an abysmal 0% rating as of 2015. Rotten Tomatoes awarded the film the Mouldy Tomato award for the worst reviewed film of 2008 as a result. See more »

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When Ed Burns character finds the video disk of the kids room he holds it up and it clearly has 'KIDS ROOM' written on the disk. When he puts it in the computer the writing is gone. See more »

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[in a church, referring to the crucifix]
Ted Summers: Make sure Jesus is centered! All right?
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Referenced in Viande d'origine française (2009) See more »

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Oh God, the horror...
4 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Awful, absolutely awful. Had free tickets, but still, I knew better. Of course, all the clichés you'd expect, dumb young adults, scares that come from someone jumping into the screen and sound effects that go "boom" simultaneously, and the build up to when suddenly the main character is the one in eminent danger. Quick cuts of "scary" images. Did I mention the "creepy" music that lets you know when the mood should be tense? Now, add to that a premise that goes beyond the bad premises of other movies in the genre. Possessed cell phones? Or is it possessed ghosts that have to travel through cell lines? Oh man. The crowd I saw it with erupted with laughter numerous times at crucial plot points.

Download that game "snake" for your cellphone, it's a lot scarier.


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