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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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Horror | Mystery

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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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Box Office

Budget:

$27,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

£924,675 (UK) (11 April 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 »

Quotes

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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Not deserving of such a low rating - Worth a watch!
5 August 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I know that many people have given this a low rating but I believe that is mostly because many people had preconceptions before watching the movie because of the original Japanese version/origin and the fact that it was a remake. O.k granted it isn't the best movie of all time but far from the worst if you watch it as I did with an open mind and give it a chance under it's own merits. There were several parts in the movie where it does get you guessing and thinking that you know who is behind it but you may guess wrong - I know that I did, o.k it wasn't overly scary but a few moments where it does make you think now that would be freaky, you can see a few holes in the plot but then again you can with most movies.

All in all worth a watch with an open mind if you don't really expect anything from it and give the movie a chance!

My rating 7/10


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