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Friend Request (2016)

R | | Horror, Thriller | 2017 (USA)
When a college student unfriends a mysterious girl online, she finds herself fighting a demonic presence that wants to make her lonely by killing her closest friends.

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Laura
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Tyler
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Kobe
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Olivia
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Isabel
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Gustavo
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Det. Cameron
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Caroline
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Second Officer Dempsey
David Butler ...
Dr. Markham
Julian Katz ...
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Kiano Janse van Rensburg ...
Bully 2
Dorothy Ann Gould ...
Elizabeth Palmer
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When a college student unfriends a mysterious girl online, she finds herself fighting a demonic presence that wants to make her lonely by killing her closest friends.

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for horror violence, disturbing images, and language | See all certifications »

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Even though the whole movie revolves around Facebook, it is not actually mentioned explicitly. See more »

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After looking at Gustavo Memorial Facebook page, Tyler is comforting Laura on the bed. Above them the boom mic is visible. See more »

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Marina: Laura... come to me
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The opening credits display signs of interference and images repeating See more »

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Spun-off from Unfriended (2014) See more »

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A terrible, terrible cringe fest all the way through.
15 October 2016 | by (Cyberspace) – See all my reviews

I feared the worst for this movie from the very first minutes, but I still truly wanted to give it a chance until the end. Despite some mind-bogglingly unforgivably stupid scenes you want to think that maybe somehow they can turn this crap-fest around in the end, so that it makes sense. They don't and it doesn't.

This is the kind of movie that will actually make you upset that you wasted over an hour of your life in it. Unless you're something like 16, entirely swayed by baseless emotions and not too brightly lit. Only then might it be terrible for you, and that's the only way I can explain the surprisingly good average rating on IMDb.

Certainly some actually talented people were involved with the production: both the visual and audio design and FX are pretty good, and that's what makes this somewhat of a tragedy. You know, because not a grain of that talent is to be found in the writing, acting or direction.

Watch only if for whatever reason you really want to annoy yourself.


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