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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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Storyline

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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4 January 2008 (USA)  »

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Propušten poziv  »

Box Office

Budget:

$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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Sound designers used the voice of Skid Row front man Sebastian Bach in the hospital basement sequence. The archive audio came from Bach's scream at the beginning of "Midnight Tornado", a song from the band's 1989 debut album, Skid Row. See more »

Goofs

When Beth is in the crawl space under the hospital, she holds her flashlight sideways, casting light on the wall on her left. When they cut to show what she sees as she is crawling, the beam of light is cast in front of her. The scene cuts back and forth between the 2 views, making the mistake very visible. 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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References Beloved (1998) See more »

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Dreamin'
Written by Pete Shelley
Performed by The Buzzcocks (as Buzzcocks)
Courtesy of Cookin' Vinyl Records
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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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