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Untraceable (2008)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  25 January 2008 (USA)
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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 (as Peter Lewis)
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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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Female Cop #3
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Mrs. Miller
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Richard Weymouth
Dan Callahan ...
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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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

Genres:

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:

$11,354,069 (USA) (25 January 2008)

Gross:

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

When Jennifer finds the camera mounted on the car, you can see a brief clip from the blog section of killwithme.com and one of the comments, made by "clownz23", says she "holds a gun like a cop only hotter". See more »

Goofs

The FBI does not have immediate access to firearm ownership records. Agent Marsh would have to violate the law in order to gain the information in the manner portrayed in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Detective Eric Box: Subject? What are we in science class?
Agent Jennifer Marsh: What would you prefer?
Detective Eric Box: How 'bout piece of shit?
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Jamie Foxx/Ne-Yo (2012) See more »

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KillWithMe
Written by Danny Lohner
Performed by Renholder
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User Reviews

 
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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