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One Missed Call (2008)

PG-13 | | Horror, Mystery | 4 January 2008 (USA)
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Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves - messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.

Director:

Eric Valette

Writers:

Andrew Klavan (screenplay), Yasushi Akimoto (novel) | 1 more credit »
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shannyn Sossamon ... Beth Raymond
Edward Burns ... Jack Andrews
Ana Claudia Talancón ... Taylor Anthony
Ray Wise ... Ted Summers
Azura Skye ... Leann Cole
Johnny Lewis ... Brian Sousa
Jason Beghe ... Ray Purvis
Margaret Cho ... Mickey Lee
Meagan Good ... Shelley Baum
Rhoda Griffis ... Marie Layton
Dawn Dininger Dawn Dininger ... Monster Marie
Ariel Winter ... Ellie Layton
Sarah Jean Kubik Sarah Jean Kubik ... Monster Ellie (as Sarah Kubik)
Raegan Lamb ... Laurel Layton (as Regan Lamb)
Karen Beyer ... Mrs. Ford
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Storyline

After the death of their friend Shelley, Leann Cole receives a voice mail from the future of the date and time when she would die. On the scheduled day, Leann sees weird things and in the precise informed hour, Leann is attacked by a supernatural force on a footbridge over a train station while talking to her friend Beth Raymond. Beth meets Leann's boyfriend Brian, who also received a call, and witnesses his death on the street. When her roommate Taylor Anthony receives a call, Beth befriends Det. Jack Andrews, who tells her that his sister was the first victim of the phone call. They decide to investigate the connections of Jack's sister and find the name of Marie Layton, who apparently abused of her daughters. Jack and Beth run against time trying to save Beth from her fate. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

What will it sound like when you die?

Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and terror, frightening images, some sexual material and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | Japan | Germany | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Una llamada perdida See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$27,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,511,473, 6 January 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$26,876,529, 9 March 2008
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Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

If listening closely in the moment of the theatrical trailer where Leann Cole is walking down the street alone, the original musical score from the Japanese original One Missed Call (2003) can be briefly heard for a few seconds. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 5 mins) When Beth is in the crawl space under the hospital, she holds her flashlight sideways, casting light on the wall on her left. When they cut to show what she sees as she is crawling, the beam of light is cast in front of her. The scene cuts back and forth between the 2 views, making the mistake very visible. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Leann Cole: That's not my ringtone.
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Connections

Version of Chakushin ari (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Munich
Written by Tom Smith, Chris Urbanowicz, Russell Leetch and Ed Lay
Performed by Editors
Courtesy of Fader Label
Under license from Kitchenware Records, Ltd
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'One Missed Call' missed the mark
5 January 2008 | by texrangers31See all my reviews

I am a fan or horror movies. I get scared by almost anything, and I will admit that once I read the plot summary for 'One Missed Call' I was intrigued. My friend and I both thought it had potential. Than I saw the trailer, and was almost as disappointed as I was I saw 'The Land Before Time 16'. I went to see this movie expecting it to be comically ridiculous, and I wasn't disappointed. If you want a good laugh, go see it. If you are frightened by a missed call on your cell phone than you may want to sleep with the lights on, otherwise you should be fine. The worst part about this movie is that it isn't quite corny enough to be considered entertaining. It simply leaves you constantly turning to the person next to you to say "What was that?" because of how childish the plot becomes.


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