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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Arlene Mazerolle ...
Evan Gilchrist ...
Greg Delois
Eddie Max Huband ...
Harry Trenant (as Eddie Huband)


The outcast teenager Carrie White is bullied by her classmates at high school. Her mother, Margaret White, is a pious and paranoid woman that sees sin everywhere and the need of self-inflicting punishment. When Carrie has her first period, she does not understand what is happening to her and her classmates humiliate her in the changing room. The spiteful Chris Hargensen videotapes Carrie with her cell phone and posts it on the Internet. Their teacher Ms. Desjardin punishes the students, but when Chris challenges her, she is suspended and consequently is banned from the prom. Meanwhile, Carrie discovers that she has telekinesis and learns how to control her ability. Sue Snell, one of the girls that tormented Carrie, feels bad 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. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Drama | Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

18 October 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Carrie, la vengeance  »

Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$35,266,619 (USA) (22 November 2013)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


For the shattered mirror scene, the filmmakers tried to shoot it practically with the shards of glass being manipulated by wires. The results were unsatisfactory, so they employed CGI. See more »


After Chris slashes the pig's throat, the flecks of blood on her forehead are gone in the second shot. See more »


[first lines]
Margaret White: [long bellowing cry from behind the door] Help me!
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Escape Plan/Carrie (2013) See more »


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Not Very Necessary. ...

The original film adaptation of the novel CARRIE has creepy atmosphere, laudable acting, excellent story development and the perfect tension-building pace. This film has none of those things in common with its predecessor. This one also lacks the character development and chemistry between the principle characters that was present in the original version. The characters seem very two- dimensional.

The director has stated that he wished to make the story more accessible to a broader audience. Translation: This is a dumbed-down version of the original, for the legions of lameness out there. Film critic Beth Accomando said that it "makes obvious all that the original film made subtle and does so with less complexity." I could not agree more. If you are going to remake something, especially something so well-known, you must have something to change or add to it to make it your own. In my opinion, this film failed to do so. Any of the changes that were present actually weakened the resulting product.

I can't see how the original is rivaled in any way. Even if I hadn't seen the original first, this would have been average at best for me.

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