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 ...
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

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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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1.85 : 1
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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 »


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 »


Beth Raymond: [to Leann about Shelley Baum's funeral] Hey. How was it?
Leann Cole: It was a funeral. It sucked.
Leann Cole: From now on, I only go to parties where no one gets cremated.
Beth Raymond: How are Shelley's parents?
Leann Cole: Considering their 24-year-old daughter drowned in the backyard pond. They're great.
Beth Raymond: And you?
Leann Cole: I knew Shelley. We interned at Saint Luke's together. I mean, she was not crazy.
Beth Raymond: I know but the way she was talking at the end was pretty...
Leann Cole: Yeah, that doesn't mean she killed herself.
[Leann's phone rings]
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I'm dying for a good horror movie!
6 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Of all the atrocities I've seen on the big screen, this flick just might be the worst. Combining poor story-telling, bad characters, and laughable special effects, One Missed Call is pure crap. As much as I hate to slam something with the lovely Shannyn Sossamon in it, I can't stop myself with this. Poor choice, Ms. Sossamon.

The only thing the film does decently is building up suspense, and there are some intense moments. But then the pay-off is so cheesy I found myself laughing. And the story doesn't even make sense, especially with an ending that kills any possibility of reality.

Horror has really seen a downfall in recent years, but this film is the worst. It seems that intelligent thrillers/horror films have completely left the market. With torture porn films like the Saw franchise taking over the marketplace, wonderful movies like 2006's The Descent are rare triumphs. I want more of those. 2/10 stars.

Jay Addison

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