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Carrie (2013)

 -  Drama | Horror  -  18 October 2013 (USA)
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A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

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The outcast teenager Carrie White is bullied by her mates at high-school. Her mother Margaret White is a pious and paranoid woman that sees sin everywhere and the need of self- inflict punishment. When Carrie has her first period, she does not understand what is happening to her and her mates humiliate her in the changing room. The spiteful Chris Hargensen videotapes Carrie with her cell phone and posts in Internet. Their teacher Ms. Desjardin punishes the students and Chris challenges her and is suspended and consequently she can not go to the prom. Meanwhile Carrie discovers that she has telekinesis and leans how to control her ability. The popular Sue Snell feels bad with her attitude towards Carrie and asks her boyfriend Tommy Ross to invite Carrie to go with him to the prom to make up for what she did to Carrie. But Chris and her boyfriend Billy Nolan plot an evil prank with her friends to seek vengeance for Carrie with tragic consequences. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for bloody violence, disturbing images, language and some sexual content. | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,101,552 (USA) (18 October 2013)

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$35,266,619 (USA) (22 November 2013)
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After Chris slashes the pig's throat, the flecks of blood on her forehead are gone in the second shot. See more »

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[first lines]
Margaret White: [long bellowing cry from behind the door] Help me!
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Saw this. LOVED IT!
25 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

I saw this last night and absolutely loved it! I've seen the original and I've read the book and while I completely respect the original I have to say that I enjoyed the remake more. I thought the acting was spot on. Chloe Moretz was very good at being just the right amount of weird and awkward and did great at getting her revenge towards the end. Julianne Moore was absolutely creepy and insane. The brutality of the prom scene was awesome. I couldn't help but root for Carrie the whole time as she got back to those who belittled her. I rewatched the prom scene from the original when I got back home and it was just incredibly underwhelming compared to the remake. Overall, I enjoyed this remake very much


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