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Writer (WGA):
Joel Soisson (written by)
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Release Date:
23 December 2008 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
You Can't Stop The Invasion.
Plot:
A restless girl embarks on a journey back to a city populated by the dead in search of a mysterious internet lover. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Noureen DeWulf ... Salwa

Rider Strong ... Adam
Lynn Blackburn ... Teacher
Jackie Arnold ... Zach

Brittany Renee Finamore ... Justine (as Brittany Finamore)

Georgina Rylance ... Michelle
Robert Gibson ... Bluesman (as Robert 'One String' Gibson)
William Prael ... Cliff

Laura Cayouette ... Amy

Karley Scott Collins ... Young Justine
Snowy Highfield ... Heartthrob

Marcus M. Mauldin ... Burly Man (as Marcus Mauldin)
Thomas Merdis ... Caleb Wilkie

Diane Ayala Goldner ... Sarah Wilkie

Courtney Shay Young ... Captive Phantom

Todd Giebenhain ... Man with a plan
Winston Hall ... Driver Phantom

Dodie Brown ... Baby Stroller Phantom
Kaya Morri ... School Girl Phantom
Samantha Bell Leahy ... Amish Girl
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Chuck Vail ... Phantom Businessman (uncredited)

Directed by
Joel Soisson 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Joel Soisson (written by)

Produced by
Christian Agypt .... co-producer
Brian Cox .... executive producer
Michael Leahy .... producer
Anant Singh .... executive producer
Ron Cosmo Vecchiarelli .... line producer (as Ronald Cosmo Vecchiarelli)
Bob Weinstein .... executive producer
Harvey Weinstein .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Elia Cmiral 
 
Cinematography by
Brandon Trost 
 
Film Editing by
Kirk M. Morri  (as Kirk Morri)
 
Casting by
Monika Mikkelsen 
 
Production Design by
Ermanno Di Febo-Orsini 
 
Art Direction by
Michael Barton 
 
Set Decoration by
Marina Starec 
 
Costume Design by
Julia Bartholomew 
 
Makeup Department
Denise Baer .... special makeup effects artist
Blake Bolger .... special makeup effects artist
Jeff L. Deist .... special makeup effects artist (as Jeff Deist)
Nicole Gaudin .... key hair stylist (as Nicole Guadin)
Jamie Grove .... special makeup effects artist
Snowy Highfield .... special makeup effects artist (as Peter Caine Highfield)
Michael Mosher .... makeup department head
Mike J. Regan .... special makeup effects supervisor (as Mike Jay Regan)
Gary J. Tunnicliffe .... special makeup effects designer
Claire Jane Vranian .... special makeup effects administrator
 
Production Management
Tim Clawson .... executive in charge of physical production
Julie Haffner .... executive in charge of business and legal affairs: Dimension Films (as Julia C. Haffner)
Andrew Kramer .... executive in charge of business and legal affairs: Dimension Films (as Andrew J. Kramer)
Jeff Maynard .... executive in charge of post-production: Dimension Films
Carey Len Smith .... executive in charge of post-production: Dimension Films
Matthew Stein .... executive in charge of production: Dimension Films
Ron Cosmo Vecchiarelli .... unit production manager (as Ronald Cosmo Vecchiarelli)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Danny 'Dano' Anderson .... second second assistant director (as Danny 'Danno' Anderson)
Alisa Fredericks .... first assistant director
Ben Ledoux .... second assistant director (as Ben LeDoux)
 
Art Department
Jason lee Bartley .... leadman (as Jason Bartley)
Bethany Barton .... painter (as Bethany Hogan)
Bonnie Betancourt .... property master (as Bonnie Temple)
John Betancourt .... art department production assistant
Walter Dickerson .... construction
Debra Hicks .... painter
Phillip Joffrion .... construction (as Phillip Jeffrion)
Fabio Masciopinto .... construction foreman (as Fabio Maciopinto)
Courtney O'Bannon .... art department production assistant
Demian Robinson .... construction
Joe Walsh .... construction (as Joe Walsh Jr.)
Chadwhick Whitehead .... set dresser (as Chadwick Jay Whitehead)
Jarrette Moats .... art department coordinator (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Steven Avila .... sound designer
Trip Brock .... supervising sound editor
Gary Day .... production sound mixer
Chris Hixon .... boom operator
Peter D. Lago .... sound designer (as Peter Lago)
Doug Latislaw .... adr mixer
Sean Madsen .... sound engineer
Maggie Malyn .... post sound coordinator
Greg Mauer .... foley mixer
Dylan Perry Morgan .... assistant sound editor
Rick Owens .... foley artist
Alexander Pugh .... sound effects editor
Mark A. Rozett .... sound re-recording mixer (as Mark Rozett)
Jason Shaffer .... sound effects editor
Kyle Tilbury .... sound engineer
Steven Utt .... foley editor (as Steve Utt)
Kelly Vandever .... sound re-recording mixer
Ben Whitver .... foley editor
Skip Williams .... dialogue editor (as Bill 'Skip' Williams)
Brian S.M. Wroth .... dialogue editor
Caleb Easter .... sound editor (uncredited)
Brian S.M. Wroth .... adr editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Kevin Carter .... special effects contact lenses
Chris Elistrom .... special effects technician
Jack Lynch .... special effects coordinator
Joe Pelliccio .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Doug Beswick .... visual effects compositor: Neo Digital
Madalina Bland .... rotoscope artist
Sarah Blank .... visual effects compositor: Neo Digital (as Sarah Birns)
Tyson Gilmore .... rotoscope artist
Art Karkus .... visual effects compositor: Neo Digital
David Karlak .... rotoscope artist
Maggie Krasamatyure .... rotoscope artist
Chris Longo .... visual effects producer
Philip Mangano .... additional visual effects
Jacob Medendorp .... visual effects compositor: Neo Digital
Nick Mueller .... rotoscope artist (as Nick 'Roto Cop' Mueller)
Elizabeth O'Neill .... rotoscope artist
Ethan O'Neill .... rotoscope artist
Kevin O'Neill .... visual effects supervisor
Steve Strassburger .... visual effects compositor: Neo Digital (as Steve Straussberg)
Paul Thurwatcher .... rotoscope artist
Andrew E. Tilles .... lead rotoscope artist
Georgiana Pana Tunnicliffe .... rotoscope artist (as Georgiana Tunnicliffe)
Gene Warren III .... visual effects compositor: Neo Digital
Johnny Wilson .... visual effects compositor: Neo Digital
 
Stunts
Danny Cosmo .... stunt performer
Mark De Alessandro .... additional stunt coordinator (as Mark DeAlessandro)
Lex D. Geddings .... stunt coordinator (as Lex Geddings)
Billy Golitz .... stunt double: Gas Station Attendant (credit only)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ryan Joblin Allen .... assistant chief lighting technician (as RJ Allen)
Kevin Atkinson .... director of photography: second unit
Jayson S. Coddington .... set lighting technician
Andy Colvin .... camera operator: "a" camera
John Gregory Edwards .... set lighting technician (as John 'Greg' Edward)
Brad 'Mo' Gremillion .... set lighting technician (as Brad 'Meaux' Gremillion)
Richard Hollis .... grip
Francis Edward Hughens .... grip (as Francis Edward Hughens Jr.)
Randy Hughes .... grip
Ryan McCoy .... chief lighting technician
Robert Owen .... grip
Joseph Ruiz .... key grip
Michael Sandow .... second assistant camera (as Mike Sandow)
Elliott Schackne .... first assistant camera
T.J. Sebren .... set lighting technician (as Thomas L. Sebren Jr.)
Jeff Snyder .... video assist
Todd Thompson .... grip (as Todd Neal Thompson)
Tedd Underwood .... set lighting technician
Albert Winbush III .... best boy grip
 
Casting Department
Jay DeFelice .... extras casting coordinator
Ryan Glorioso .... casting director: Louisiana
Paul Kampf .... voice casting
Gene Vassilaros .... casting associate
Katrina Wolfe .... executive in charge of casting: Dimension Films
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gayle Anderson .... costume production assistant
Chasity Knox .... costume production assistant
La Shan Knox .... set costumer (as LaShan Knox)
Frances LeCompte .... seamstress (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Jacob K. Johnson .... editorial assistant
Philip Mangano .... assistant editor
Kirk M. Morri .... post production supervisor (as Kirk Morri)
Patrick McElroy .... colorist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Elia Cmiral .... music programmer
Elia Cmiral .... orchestrator
Rachel Levy .... executive in charge of music: Dimension Films
Robin Urdang .... music consultant
John Whynot .... music programmer
John Whynot .... score mixer
Tim Perrine .... synth programming (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Dennis W. Cook Jr. .... driver
Joseph M. Hancock .... driver
Gerald Hardy .... driver (as Gerald 'Slick' Hardy)
Frank Perrotti .... transportation captain (as Frank M. Perrotti)
Daniel Woodcock .... driver (as Danny Woodcock)
 
Other crew
Aaron Askew .... first assistant accountant
William Bowling .... craft service
Karen Brady .... location manager
David Brown .... set production assistant (as David Addison Brown)
Korey Budd .... production secretary
Jennifer M. Byrne .... post production accountant
Robert Cline .... set medic
Brooke Coleman .... office production assistant
Anne Margaret Cooper .... craft service (as Anne M. Cooper)
Arthur Dix .... script supervisor
Trena Edwards .... set production assistant
Allison Fredericks .... set production assistant
Destin E. Gautier .... additional accountant (as Destin Gautier)
Brad 'Mo' Gremillion .... craft service (as Brad 'Meaux' Gremillion)
Hodge Grigsby .... set production assistant
Winston A. Hall .... office production assistant (as Winston Hall)
Mariah Breitel Hembree .... post script services (as Mariah Breitel)
Andrew Lovell .... office production assistant
Sylvain Margaine .... stock footage
Rachel Robinson .... set production assistant
Rachel Robinson .... set production assistant: second unit
Joshua Smith .... production coordinator (as Josh Smith)
Margie Settle Smoak .... studio teacher
Claudia Soisson .... second assistant accountant
Karen Vanderkuy .... caterer
Scott Willmann .... production accountant
Mona Coulter .... travel agent (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Pulse III" - USA (teaser title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for some violence and language
Runtime:
91 min
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Plot holes: At 11:28-11:30 when they are at the table, you can hear a cell phone ringing but no cell phones or computer can be used because they cause the ghosts to appear.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)See more »
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Actually enjoyed it..., 19 December 2010
Author: p-stepien from United Kingdom

I actually enjoyed this third outing of the Pulse trilogy. But well... it is still a bad movie.

First off we get to see a couple in love via internet. He's American, she is Egyptian and they have cyberlove for over 10 months. She gets infected and kills herself off. He is in shock.

Fast forward seven year and we get to hook up again with Justine (the youngling from part 2), who has now turned into a rebellious teen in a Amish society. Taken over by foster parents she isn't satisfied with the life she has. By chance she find an old decrepit laptop stowed away in a car. She unwittingly takes a risk and turns on the little death machine. After which she is instantly attacked by... a chat-room. There she meets Adam, who apparently lives in town (Houston to be exact) and invites her over to visit. Naturally she takes a trip by foot to meet the mysterious internet lover...

Not all is bad with this movie. Yes, some of the acting is off, but in general the action is good and after a while you get used to the crappy blue screen. If you take it at face value you might actually enjoy yourself, as there are a couple of really worthwhile sequences with the opening segment a standout. Additionally there are a couple of interesting ideas, like causing pain to spectres via ultrared light or the whole house in the prairie motive.

But if you put any thought into the movie it just doesn't make any sense. In the end it turns out that Justine's whole trip was pointless and gives nothing to the story. Additionally we are to believe that it took the army seven years to coordinate a global nuclear EMP attack (what does that say about the army?). Not to mention cell-phones that have power after seven years of laying around in the dirt (Nokia eat your heart out!). All in all I strongly doubt that after the prolonged period of lack of power sources (with no-one to run the power plants electricity would be down in a matter of days, save for maybe nuclear facilities), maintenance and so on anything electromagnetic would be working after seven years. Basically the whole premise stinks of crappy writing and zero afterthought as it really doesn't make much sense.

Generally if you were involved by the previous two parts you can watch this to get some sort of closure. But don't expect much (in any department, especially special effects) and you may just have a good time.

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