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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Beth Raymond
... Jack Andrews
... Taylor Anthony
... Ted Summers
... Leann Cole
... Brian Sousa
... Ray Purvis
... Mickey Lee
... Shelley Baum
... Marie Layton
Dawn Dininger ... Monster Marie
... Ellie Layton
Sarah Jean Kubik ... Monster Ellie (as Sarah Kubik)
... Laurel Layton (as Regan Lamb)
... 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

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What will it sound like when you die?

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Horror | Mystery

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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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4 January 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Una llamada perdida  »

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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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Trivia

The watch that Edward Burns wears in the film is a Hamilton Jazzmaster and is now owned by a fan in New York. See more »

Goofs

(at around 28 mins) When Beth and Taylor are woken up because their cell phones (which don't have batteries in them) ring, Beth says the call came in at 7:32 PM, but the phone shows the time to be 8:32 PM. See more »

Quotes

Beth Raymond: [to Leann about Shelley Baum's funeral] Hey. How was it?
Leann Cole: It was a funeral. It sucked.
Leann Cole: From now on, I only go to parties where no one gets cremated.
Beth Raymond: How are Shelley's parents?
Leann Cole: Considering their 24-year-old daughter drowned in the backyard pond. They're great.
Beth Raymond: And you?
Leann Cole: I knew Shelley. We interned at Saint Luke's together. I mean, she was not crazy.
Beth Raymond: I know but the way she was talking at the end was pretty...
Leann Cole: Yeah, that doesn't mean she killed herself.
[Leann's phone rings]
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Ashton Kutcher/Gnarls Barkley (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Dreamin'
Written by Pete Shelley
Performed by The Buzzcocks (as Buzzcocks)
Courtesy of Cookin' Vinyl Records
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'One Missed Call' missed the mark
5 January 2008 | by See 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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