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Shutter (I) (2008)

PG-13  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller  |  21 March 2008 (USA)
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A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.

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Adam
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Seiko
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Ritsuo (as James Kyson Lee)
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Murase
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Eri Otoguro ...
Yoko
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Storyline

A newlywed couple Ben and Jane move to Japan for a promising job opportunity - a fashion shoot in Tokyo. During their trip on a dark forest road they experience a tragic car accident, leading to the death of a young local girl. Upon regaining consciousness, they find no trace of her body. A bit distraught the couple arrives in Tokyo to begin their new life. Meanwhile Ben begins noticing strange white blurs in many of his fashion shoot photographs. Jane believes that the blurs are actually spirit photography of the dead girl who they hit on the road, and that she may be seeking vengeance. Written by Brian Corder

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The most terrifying images are the ones that are real. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for terror, disturbing images, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$10,447,559 (USA) (21 March 2008)

Gross:

$25,926,543 (USA) (20 June 2008)
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Not screened for critics. See more »

Goofs

While in the honeymoon cabin, the camera Ben is using is clearly a medium format camera. Later however, when they are looking at the pictures Seiko dropped off, the negatives attached to the envelope are 35mm negatives. See more »

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Seriously...When are this remakes going to stop?
17 April 2008 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

Shutter (2004) was not a great horror film but it was a competent one.It was entertaining and it had some creepy moments.But,now,we have another unnecessary Hollywood remake.Shutter (2008) is a crap.Simple as that.The ''scary'' moments produced accidental laughs on me.But,in spite of laughing a little bit,this movie enormously bored me.The special effects are pathetic.The actors show zero conviction on their roles.Director Masayuki Ochiai made a mercenary work.The only positive thing I can find in this crap is that the ending from the original film was not changed.Shutter is an unnecessary remake.In summary,this is another crappy remake.Hollywood MUST stop with this remakes.


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