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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 »

Parents Guide:

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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:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,511,473, 6 January 2008

Gross USA:

$26,890,041

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$45,847,751
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Every single character in this film is seen using a Boost Mobile flip phone. See more »

Goofs

(at around 38 mins) When Beth and Jack first watch the footage from the nanny cam, the bedroom door is closed. The shot cuts back to Beth and Jack for a few seconds. When it cuts back to the nanny cam, the door is open. See more »

Quotes

Ellie Layton: Now this will only hurt a little...
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Connections

Version of One Missed Call (2003) See more »

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Dreamin'
Written by Pete Shelley
Performed by Buzzcocks (as Buzzcocks)
Courtesy of Cookin' Vinyl Records
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Not AS BAD as i expected, but still....
7 January 2008 | by bjones7-2See all my reviews

okay, this movie was honestly not AS awful as i had heard and expected. I've seen worse attempts at horror with "The Grudge", or "The Ring 2", "Pulse", "When a Stranger Calls" or the hilarious "The Wicker Man", but it is still embarrassing at how lame Hollywood "horror" movies have become. The only good ones are the independent films like "SAW" or the upcoming "Poughkeepsie Tapes", which by the way you know its sad when a trailer is actually scarier than the film you are presenting it before.

So the movie actually begins pretty decent and just slowly declines from there. The scares are so obvious and pathetically done that the audience usually ends up laughing. The acting was pretty horrendous, but hey, its a horror movie. The pacing was one of the better parts of the film as the kills are spaced enough to keep just a little bit of interest, as does the so-called plot. The ending is what truly ruins the movie though, as it's just a typical PG-13 horror film ending, so it was virtually expected. Overall---4/10


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