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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 (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
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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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Something Deadly is on the Internet 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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25 January 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Streaming Evil  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$28,687,835 (USA) (29 February 2008)
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The site used by the killer (www.killwithme.com) did actually exists. It was owned by the movie studio and it was 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. The content has now been removed, and the domain name is available for sale or lease See more »

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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 »

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[online, Griffin sits in a chamber with sulfuric acid pumping into it]
Detective Eric Box: If that's water in that tank, pretty soon he's going to be sitting in battery acid.
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Referenced in Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2013) See more »

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Rental at best
24 January 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Movie was slow moving in general, the plot was simplistic and is a smash between the Saw series and a CSI episode, but potentially less entertaining than either of the two. There was gore and disturbing content which in my opinion may have been inappropriate for the story. It could have been just as powerful without the disturbing pseudo-snuff film scenes as a police film and the suspense could be maximized, or the director should have made the call to make it more like a Saw movie, maintain the disturbing content and bring that fan base in. The target in my opinion was broad, drew in viewers who will be disappointed. Overall, if the movie moved a little quicker, or was potentially less graphic it might have earned a 6. To sum it all up, it was 20 minutes longer than it should have been and was misguided. Potentially worth a rental but even questionable in that case.


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