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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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Stella Marsh
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Richard Brooks (as Peter Lewis)
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Tim Wilks
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Herbert Miller (as Tim deZarn)
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David Williams (as Chris Cousins)
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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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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:

$11,354,069 (USA) (27 January 2008)

Gross:

$28,687,835 (USA) (2 March 2008)
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Trivia

The hotel room that Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) stays in is room 237. This is the same as the room number in The Shining. 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: Username and password please?
Agent Griffin Dowd: Coming to you... now. Chang's restaurant?
Agent Jennifer Marsh: He hacked into their site?
Agent Griffin Dowd: No. Half the office eats there. He's messing with us. He wanted us to find this. Who the hell is this guy?
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References Mad Men (2007) See more »

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The Man On The Flying Trapeze
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Performed by Gary Russell
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Good enough to be worth your while, probably not to own.
25 January 2008 | by See all my reviews

The movie had a few things going in its favor. For one, it used reasonable technology and background, so the story wasn't far-fetched. Secondly, and most importantly in my eyes, it did NOT go for shock value. It didn't try to use gore to elicit a reaction from the crowd. Not to say that some scenes weren't rough on the eyes, but it was far from a Saw or Hostel. Thirdly, it honestly kept me on the edge of my seat for a good portion of the movie. And lastly, the ending does not drag itself out. It ends at the logical point.

That having been said, this movie will not change your life. It's a little bit of a commentary on society, but moreso, it's just an entertaining movie to watch.


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