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Carrie (2013)

R  |   |  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 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 in Internet. Their teacher Ms. Desjardin punishes the students, but when Chris challenges her, she is suspended and consequently she can not go to the prom. Meanwhile Carrie discovers that she has telekinesis and learns 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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Know her name. Fear her power. See more »

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Drama | Horror

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

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Box Office

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$35,266,619 (USA) (22 November 2013)
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When approaching the telekinetic powers, Kimberly Peirce went through the script page by page and gave a number rating from 1-10 for the level of Carrie's powers during the telekinesis sequences. See more »

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When Tommy asks Carrie to the prom for the second time, the position of the cross hanging around Carrie's neck changes. See more »

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[first lines]
Margaret White: [long bellowing cry from behind the door] Help me!
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An absolutely terrible remake
13 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the most disappointing remakes I've ever seen. When the original Carrie was first released, it terrified audiences and gave people nightmares. This remake will make viewers laugh out loud as they appreciate the terrible special effects, atrocious plot development, weak acting and poor overall production. This remake had so much potential to be incredibly interesting, but all Carrie 2 could manage to be was a sad attempt to modernize a story that didn't need modernizing. Julianne Moore's performance is disturbing but well-intentioned, and Chloe Moretz does the best she can with the terrible script she was given. The mother-daughter relationship is almost interesting, but falls flat and leaves the viewer terribly bothered to have spent +$5 on such a poor film.


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