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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.

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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 ... 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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Want to see a really killer website? It's the last site you'll ever see. 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:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,710,128, 1 September 2002

Gross USA:

$13,258,249

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,902,015
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The glass cases containing body parts from House on Haunted Hill (1999) make an appearance. See more »

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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 »

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[to her cat as she watches a violent video]
Terry: Turn around, Bennie. I don't want you watching this.
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Feardotcom: Not THAT bad
27 February 2019 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

At time of writing Feardotcom is down as the 53rd worst rated movie on IMDB and I truly don't understand why. Let's make something perfectly clear, this is a bad movie but it's in no way bad to that degree.

Starring Stephen "Blade" Dorff, Natascha "Truman Show" McElhone, industry veteran Stephen Rea, one of my all time favorite actors Jeffrey Combs and the token cameo appearance by Udo Kier it certainly does have a decent roster.

It tells the story of a website which when visited gives you 48hrs before you go insane and die. Basically it's Ringu/The Ring (1998) just with tweaks. Sadly those tweaks aren't very good and the movie has come out as a bit of a confused mess.

I get what they were trying to do and disagree with other reviewers that the film didn't make sense, it really did. It just wasn't very good and it felt like such a great cast were thoroughly wasted on this, especially considering it's a blatant ripoff of The Ring which had its US remake the very same year this came out.

Bad film? Absolutely. One of the worst? Hardly.

The Good:

Natascha McElhone and Jeffrey Combs

The Bad:

Stephen Rea and Jeffrey Combs feel wasted

Plot falls apart

Takes a lot from other films


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