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Cursed (2005)

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A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill it in order to avoid becoming werewolves themselves.

Director:

Wes Craven
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Portia de Rossi ... Zela
Mya ... Jenny
Shannon Elizabeth ... Becky
Kristina Anapau ... Brooke
Daniel Edward Mora ... Jose (as Daniel Mora)
Solar Solar ... Zipper
Jesse Eisenberg ... Jimmy
Milo Ventimiglia ... Bo
Jonny Acker Jonny Acker ... Earl
Eric Ladin ... Louie
Christina Ricci ... Ellie
Joshua Jackson ... Jake
Derek Mears ... Werewolf
Nick Offerman ... Officer
Ken Rudulph Ken Rudulph ... Newscaster
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Storyline

Ellie has been taking care of her younger brother Jimmy since their parents death. One night after picking him up from a party they are involved in a car accident on Mullholland Drive. While trying to rescue a woman from the other car a creature attacks and kills her, also injuring both Ellie and Jimmy. After some research Jimmy realizes the creature could only have been a werewolf. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for horror violence/terror, some sexual references, nudity, language and a brief drug reference | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 February 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wes Craven's Cursed See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,633,085, 27 February 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$19,297,522
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The high school cheerleading uniforms in the movie are exactly the same as those worn in Varsity Blues (1999), even down to the same mascot. See more »

Goofs

(at around 24 mins) When Ellie and Joanie are arguing in the hallway at Ellie's office, first Joanie's hair is over her shoulder and her purse is on her arm. Then, no purse, and her hair is behind her shoulder. Next, hair is forward and purse is back on her arm. See more »

Quotes

Kyle: I drink, you drive, ready to go?
Ellie: Kyle, can you cover for me at the opening?
Kyle: What? And miss Jake's big opening?
Ellie: I can't make it.
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Alternate Versions

DVD Unrated Edition contains additional two minutes of footage. See more »

Connections

References Happy Days (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Lil' Red Riding Hood
Written by Ronald Blackwell
Performed by Bowling for Soup
Courtesy of Jive Records
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User Reviews

 
I liked this movie!
26 February 2005 | by OXRandyyXOSee all my reviews

I'm sad that so many people have not liked this movie! It was a total parody of every werewolf movie you have ever seen. I thought it was hilarious and I think that's what Kevin Williamson wanted (but who am I to speculate?). I thought of the movie in the same way I thought of Scream... a lot of people saw Scream as just a cheesy horror movie, but those that are huge horror fans and have a sense of humor, got the joke.

Lighten up.

My advice to those who haven't seen the movie: Don't take it so seriously! It's supposed to be fun. The obvious jokes aren't the only ones you are supposed to laugh at ;)


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