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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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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 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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Drama | 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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Did You Know?


Ivana Baquero was considered to play Chris Hargensen but Portia Doubleday was cast. See more »


When Carrie pulls the lights down and sets the banner behind her on fire, a large moon falls down and catches fire as well. As it falls, wires and rigs are visible setting off the flames and not the banner itself. See more »


[first lines]
Margaret White: [long bellowing cry from behind the door] Help me!
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References Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) See more »


Come Alive
Written and performed by Hanni El Khatib
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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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