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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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website | serial killer | cat | video | murder | See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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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:

£549,524 (UK) (29 February 2008)

Gross:

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

Marilyn Deutsch, Pete Ferryman, David Freitas, Jim Hyde, Kimberly Maus, and Kerry Tomlinson are actual newscasters from Portland, Oregon's KPTV Fox 12, and played themselves in the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Agent Marsh is in the car listening to the radio it displays the frequency as 108.9FM. FM Radio dials only go to 107.9. See more »

Quotes

Agent Griffin Dowd: Got the list of them right here. The most common is Heparin; get the dose right you save a life, wrong, got yourself a hemophiliac.
Richard Brooks: So the more people who visit the site, the more the drug is released, and the faster he bleeds.
Agent Jennifer Marsh: That's right, that's what we believe.
Richard Brooks: Well, isn't that wonderful.
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Diane Lane get's it done again
31 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As I have stated before, I love scary movies even though I get frightened by everything. Untraceable caught my eye the first time I saw a trailer for it. The plot is very fast paced, and you will find yourself playing detective while watching. The best part of this movie is that it doesn't go for cheap scares, such as something jumping out or ominous music at key points in the film. If you can handle a little bit of gore, you should be fine. The ending won't blow you away, but you shouldn't be disappointed either. This is a solid film that isn't too scary, but it's no Muppet movie. Colin Hanks is solid as usual. The killer didn't quite meet my expectations on the creepy scale, but he is serviceable.


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