During a babysitting gig, a high-school student is harassed by an increasingly threatening prank caller.

Director:

Simon West

Writers:

Jake Wade Wall (screenplay), Steve Feke | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Camilla Belle ... Jill Johnson
Tommy Flanagan ... Stranger
Katie Cassidy ... Tiffany
Tessa Thompson ... Scarlet
Brian Geraghty ... Bobby
Clark Gregg ... Ben Johnson
Derek de Lint ... Dr. Mandrakis
Kate Jennings Grant ... Kelly Mandrakis
David Denman ... Officer Burroughs
Arthur Young ... Will Mandrakis
Madeline Carroll ... Allison Mandrakis
Steve Eastin ... Detective Hines
John Bobek ... Officer Lewis
Brad Surosky ... Boom Boom
Karina Logue ... Track Coach
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Storyline

Jill Johnson, a young teenager, is asked to baby sit for a rich family in a massive 3 story house. The kids are sleeping, giving her no company until she gets a mysterious unknown call. When she finds out the caller is in the house, she fights for freedom. Can she escape and save the kids in time? Written by DanikaDrd

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Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense terror, violence and some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Simon West became interested in casting Camilla Belle as Jill after seeing her in the films The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005) and The Chumscrubber (2005). See more »

Goofs

When Mrs. Mandrakis shows Jill the phone list on the refrigerator, "Rosa Ramirez" is misspelled and has extra letters. About 10 minutes later Jill dials Rosa's number and the correct spelling is shown. See more »

Quotes

Jill Johnson: [phone rings] Hello?
[no answer]
Jill Johnson: [sighs] Mandrakis Residence.
Voice of the Stranger: Have you checked the children?
Jill Johnson: What?
[stranger hangs up, Jill runs and checks on the children, and comes back downstairs]
Jill Johnson: [phone rings] Hello?
Voice of the Stranger: [pauses] How were the children?
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Connections

Follows When a Stranger Calls (1979) See more »

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Lock It
Written by Joe Faraci
Performed by Faraci
Courtesy of Kid Gloves Music
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User Reviews

 
Good stab at remake.
23 March 2007 | by SirHenrySee all my reviews

Im a big horror fan and I quite enjoyed this remake. With all these horror remakes floating about I think this is one of the better attempts.

I watched it with my two little sisters and I think it made it even better as they were quite scared. Also with the shouting at the screen "Dont do that!", "Not that way!", etc. I thought there were some good little jumpy moments and it built the tension well.

Camilla Belle is absolutely stunning in the lead role and a very good actress - So she holds your attention well.

Overall a decent film.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 February 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

When a Stranger Calls See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,607,203, 5 February 2006

Gross USA:

$47,860,214

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$67,062,123
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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