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Untraceable (2008)

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FBI agent Jennifer Marsh is tasked with hunting down a seemingly untraceable serial killer who posts live videos of his victims on the Internet. As time runs out, the cat and mouse chase becomes more personal.

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Detective Eric Box
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Owen Reilly
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Stella Marsh
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Richard Brooks
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Tim Wilks
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Annie Haskins
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Herbert Miller (as Tim deZarn)
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David Williams (as Chris Cousins)
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Arthur James Elmer
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Mrs. Miller
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Richard Weymouth
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Trey Restom
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Storyline

A secret service agent, Jennifer Marsh, gets caught in a very personal and deadly cat-and-mouse game with a serial killer who knows that people (being what they are - both curious and drawn to the dark side of things) will log onto an "untraceable" website where he conducts violent and painful murders LIVE on the net. The more people who log on and enter the website, the quicker and more violently the victim dies. Written by McCormack

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A cyber killer has finally found the perfect accomplice: You. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for grisly violence and torture, and some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 January 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Streaming Evil  »

Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£549,524 (UK) (29 February 2008)

Gross:

£1,517,882 (UK) (14 March 2008)
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Trivia

The site used by the killer (www.killwithme.com) actually exists. It's owned by the movie studio and it's used to promote the movie. In it, users are taken to a replica of the FBI computer used by the character Jennifer Marsh. Her desktop gets hacked by the killer who provides the visitor with four test he/she must complete to deactivate his site. See more »

Goofs

When the forum posts are being shown at the end of the movie, new posts show a time stamp of "> 1 minute" ago. It should be "<" for less than. See more »

Quotes

Agent Jennifer Marsh: Its Griffin. It's Griffin! What are these tubes? Zoom in on the tubes! Sufluric acid. Sulfuric acid?
Detective Eric Box: If that's water in that tank, pretty soon he'll be sitting in battery acid.
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Untraceable (2008) ***
10 February 2008 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Entertaining thriller about a crazed young computer geek who becomes the deranged moderator of his own "Kill With Me" live internet feed where he displays new victims being slowly tortured to death. The more hits he gets at his site, the faster the people featured on his webcam die. This is disturbing in making us realize what depths we've sunk to in our society, and what morbid curiosities can do. I especially liked that the 40-something Diane Lane is the star as the police woman who tries to apprehend the killer, instead of relying on the usual Jessica Alba or Sarah Michelle Gellar "honeys" of late.

*** out of ****


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