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.
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 she 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
Originally the film was slated to begin with a scene from the book, in which a young Carrie wandered into the yard next door and found her teenage neighbor sunbathing. Margaret flies out of their home in a rage and scoops up Carrie, who throws a tantrum and summons a rain of stones. This prologue was also shot for Carrie (1976) and wound up being deleted from both versions. See more »
When Carrie's eyes turn a solid red color in the gym, you can see the edge of the contact she is wearing. See more »
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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