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One Missed Call (2008)

PG-13  |   |  Horror, Mystery  |  4 January 2008 (USA)
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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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$27,000,000 (estimated)

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

Gross:

£924,675 (UK) (11 April 2008)
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The 508 area code is from Brockton, Massachusetts. See more »

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When Beth and Taylor are woken up because their cell phones (which don't have batteries in them) ring, Beth says the call came in at 7:32 PM, but the phone shows the time to be 8:32 PM. See more »

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Beth Raymond: [reading the caller ID on Leann's cell] It says it's from Shelley. Who'd be calling on Shelley's phone?
Leann Cole: [after missing the call and reading the date] That's creepy. It's dated Monday, 10:17 p.m.
Beth Raymond: It's Friday. Maybe you just set the date wrong.
Beth Raymond: [as Leann listens to the voicemail looking slightly creeped out] Leann, what is it? Leann?
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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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