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The Signal (2007)

R  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  4 July 2008 (Italy)
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A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.

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Rod (as Sahr)
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Jerry (as Matt Stanton)
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Janice
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Jim Parsons (as Chadrian McKnight)
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Sightless Woman
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Screaming Man (as Dave Bruckner)
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Screaming Man
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Maintenance Man
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A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.

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Rated R for strong brutal bloody violence throughout, pervasive language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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4 July 2008 (Italy)  »

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Signal  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$144,836 (USA) (22 February 2008)

Gross:

$597,420 (USA) (11 July 2014)
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Trivia

The name of the city in the film is Terminus. The movie was filmed entirely in Atlanta, Georgia which was originally called Terminus when it was settled in 1837. See more »

Goofs

When exiting the building with Rod, Mya gets into a Honda with standard shifter; after the crash just before picking the CD player it can be seen that the car is now an automatic, and in the exterior shots the car is a Toyota. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ben: What was that? That was strange.
Mya Denton: [in bed] Come back.
Ben: The TV turned itself on.
Mya Denton: [reaching out] Come back.
Ben: Okay.
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Crazy Credits

About 1 minute into the credits, a video effect similar to "the signal" is shown for a few seconds, and then the credits roll on. See more »

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References Irreversible (2002) See more »

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Atmosphere
Written by Ian Curtis (as Ian Kevin Curtis), Peter Hook, Stephen Morris (as Stephen Paul David Morris) & Bernard Sumner
Published by Universal-Polygram International Publishing, Inc. on behalf of Universal Music Publishing Ltd.
Performed by Ola Podrida
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Clever and Funny!
12 April 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

If you want out and out horror, then it's not for you.

If you want something original and clever, with bizarre scenarios and witty banter, and a gruesome twist......then here it is! I watched this with no preconceptions, and was totally entertained throughout.

It manages to mix Bloodied gruesome horror, dark comedy and savage humour with absolute finesse, and definitely makes you think what you would do if you was in the exact same situation.

I will admit that the first two parts of the film were the most entertaining, but it still didn't end with any disappointment.

Well worth watching!


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