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Chain Letter (2009)

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A maniac murders teens when they refuse to forward chain mail.

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Cast

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Jane Campbell
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TV Announcer
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Jeff Campbell
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Chain Man
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Michael Grant
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Brad
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Rachel Conners
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Neil Conners
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Dante
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Roshni Shukla ...
Emo Girl
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Kevin (as Eliot Benjamin)
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Sergeant Hamill
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Storyline

A maniac murders teens when they refuse to forward chain mail.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

If you don't forward it, you die See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody sadistic violence throughout, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

11 November 2010 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

A Corrente do Mal  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$143,000 (USA) (2 October 2010)

Gross:

$143,000 (USA) (2 October 2010)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Betsy Russell also played Jill Tuck (John Kramer's ex-wife) in Saw III, Saw IV, Saw V, Saw VI, and Saw 3D. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 15 mins) Detective Crenshaw has just been knocked out by the Chain man and is being drug across the floor. They pass by an empty cabinet/display by the wall and you can see Detective Crenshaw's hand place or move something into the cabinet. A couple of seconds later his hand moves back up to his waist, all while he is unconscious. See more »

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Features Wii Sports (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Lay It On the Line
Performed by Nicole Ganther
Written by Nicole Ganther and Dillon F. Gorman
Published by Chillin' Dillon's Music ASCAP
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Bare to break the chain...?
2 March 2013 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

This movie was not at all what I had expected it to be. Was it better? No, quite the opposite actually. This movie was really boring and was suffering from a rather silly storyline.

The concept of this movie was about some chain letter that was sent out to a group of people, and those who deleted the message ended up dead in gruesome ways.

Nothing much interesting happened throughout the movie, aside from the odd brutal killing here and there. But the characters in the movie were fairly one-dimensional and you never really cared for any of them or formed any kind of bond with them, so you ended up just shrugging most of the time and looking forward to the way that the next in line was killed.

If you enjoy brutal horror movies with inventive killings, then you might find some enjoyment in "Chain Letter", but if you enjoy horror movies that are driven by a deep, captivating and interesting story, then this movie is a poor choice to put your money on.

Personally, I was drifting off a couple of times throughout the movie, and my focus started to shift elsewhere. This movie didn't make any lasting impression, and it will never make it to a second time around in the DVD player. It simply just wasn't worth it.


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