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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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A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White (Chloë Grace Moretz), a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother (Julianne Moore), who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King, Carrie is directed by Kimberly Peirce with a screenplay by Lawrence D. Cohen and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

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prom | outcast | shy girl | terror | student | See more »

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Know her name. Fear her power. See more »

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

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$35,266,619 (USA) (22 November 2013)
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This is the first screen adaptation where Carrie is played by an actual teenager. Chloë Grace Moretz was 15 during filming, whereas Sissy Spacek and Angela Bettis, who played the role in Carrie (1976) and Carrie (2002) respectively, were 26 and 28 when they played Carrie. See more »

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Carrie's hand lowers down, pulling down the stage light rigging down. In the next shot, both hands are raised up. See more »

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Margaret White: [long bellowing cry from behind the door] Help me!
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Live for the Night
Written by Jahan Yousaf, Yasmine Yousaf, Kris Trindl, Jean Paul Makhlouf, Alex Makhlouf, Samuel Frisch, Nicholas Ditri and Daniel Boselovic
Performed by Krewella
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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Carrie is More of a Victim of PC and Miscasting than her School mates
21 October 2013 | by (Panama City, FL) – See all my reviews

How can you make a movie about a religious fanatic, who does not live by the Holy Bible (outside those passages that are Politically Correct)? There is no reason for this girl to walk about school with her head pulled in like a turtle--she is not ugly (as she was in the book)nor plain (as in the 1976 film)--indeed she looks as if she could rival the 'pretty' girls for their boyfriends. At home the only tension is that her mother will hurt herself--something she seems to do without any provocation from Carrie at all--so what is Carrie afraid of? The 'talent' on display in this film is questionable at best. Moore (someone like Anne Hathaway, or Tay Diggs, that Hollywood keeps pushing on us, despite any modicum of visible acting skills)humiliates herself when she finds Piper Laurie's shoes too big to fill. The girl play Carrie--hopelessly lost--and even those surrounding the central cast are only pale imitations of the talented group appearing in the original. But it is Political Correctness that really kills this version. While rated R--for violence--the film does not merit an R. Kids--in real life bully kids--not here, the extent of the bullying here is a cheerleader's chant of 'Plug it up'. So with no tension, no action (save CGI prom) and no talent on display, why bother?


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