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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dawn Dininger ...
Sarah Jean Kubik ...
Monster Ellie (as Sarah Kubik)
Laurel Layton (as Regan Lamb)


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


What will it sound like when you die?


Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Release Date:

4 January 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Propušten poziv  »

Box Office


$27,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


£924,675 (UK) (11 April 2008)

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The project was filmed in 2006 and was scheduled to be released on August 24, 2007. The film, however, was later pushed back to January 4, 2008. See more »


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I don't care what they all say, it's got a creepy vibe to it.
3 October 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It's not very good, but it isn't nearly as bad as some reviewers here are making out. Personally i found it far more entertaining than drek like Stay Alive and Cry-Wolf, whilst tagging it the worst film of the year when the likes of Untraceable are on the market, beggars belief. Remaking Japanese horror is getting stale, if it was ever really fresh that is, so with that in mind i feel the hatred and backlash for this latest American remake has a touch of "stop remaking already". One Missed Call {Japanese original Chakushin Ari} is creepy enough, from little eerie dolls and grotesque figures to a seriously unnerving ring tone, it works as the most basic of chillers when watched alone in the dark. You will find that Final Destination and The Ring will come springing to mind as you watch this one unfold, so no great prizes for originality for sure. The acting of course is sub-standard, even Ray Wise seems to be the bread part of a camp and ham sandwich, the directing is sloppy and the ending frustrates as much as it intrigues, but the picture is creepy, and for that alone it's far more entertaining than the ream of gorno slashers that dumb the screens every other week. 5/10

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