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Feardotcom (2002)

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A New York City detective investigates mysterious deaths occurring 48 hours after users log onto a site named feardotcom.

Director:

William Malone

Writers:

Moshe Diamant (story), Josephine Coyle | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Dorff ... Mike
Natascha McElhone ... Terry
Stephen Rea ... Alistair
Udo Kier ... Polidori
Amelia Curtis ... Denise
Jeffrey Combs ... Styles
Nigel Terry ... Turnbull
Gesine Cukrowski ... Jeannine
Michael Sarrazin ... Frank Bryant
Jana Güttgemanns ... Little Girl
Anna Thalbach Anna Thalbach ... Kate
Siobhan Flynn ... Thana Brinkman
Evie Garratt Evie Garratt ... Albino Woman
Lex Kreps Lex Kreps ... Tenant
Joan McBride Joan McBride ... Mrs. Richardson
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Storyline

Four bodies are found in New York City. Why, why, why? The coincidence? They all died 48 hours after logging on to a site named feardotcom.com. Tough detective Mike Reilly collaborates with Department of Health associate Terry Huston to research these mysterious deaths. The only way to find out though what really happened is to enter the site itself... Written by SomethingSage

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Taglines:

Feardot.com See more »

Genres:

Crime | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence including grisly images of torture, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | Germany | Luxembourg | USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 August 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fear Dot Com See more »

Filming Locations:

Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$42,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,087,457, 1 September 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$13,208,023, 27 October 2002
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Several of the film's subterranean sets were re-used from the 2001 action pic "The Musketeer" - also made by the same production company. See more »

Goofs

When Terry and Mike find the doctor, Terry gets injected with a drug in the neck, but a couple of seconds later she runs to comfort Mike acting as though there are no effects of the drug. See more »

Quotes

Mike: It's a live-cam death site.
Terry: It doesn't sound like Turnbull. Why would he watch that?
Mike: People love to see death. Why do you think the ratings are so high on reality disaster shows?
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Connections

References The Changeling (1980) See more »

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Sonne
Performed by Rammstein
Courtesy of Motor, a division of Universal Music GmbH
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Wow. . I could have watched paint dry instead!
22 March 2006 | by moovie_grrlSee all my reviews

I've seen my fair share of bad movies. But I can honestly say that this is in my top 3 worst movies. Usually, when I see an extremely bad film, it's so awful that it's funny - which makes it somewhat entertaining. But this film went into another and far worse category. A film so awful that I got a headache - not because the plot was so complex and intelligent, but because the plot was so ridiculous and unrealistic.

It's simple: when you go in search of a killer, call for backup. Don't go alone into an empty building. Have some common sense! Unfortunatelt, all the characters in FeardotCom, seem to have been born without the common sense gene.

I could suffer through dozens of cheesy horror flicks where the victim getting chased by a killer conveniently trips and falls down while the killer get increasingly closer. . . I could even suffer through poor acting in a horror flick if the plot is entertaining and at least scary.

But, when the plot of a film is neither logical nor entertaining you get one movie: FeardotCom


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