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Disturbia (2007)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 13 April 2007 (USA)
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A teen living under house arrest becomes convinced his neighbor is a serial killer.

Director:

D.J. Caruso

Writers:

Christopher Landon (screenplay), Carl Ellsworth (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shia LaBeouf ... Kale
Sarah Roemer ... Ashley
Carrie-Anne Moss ... Julie
David Morse ... Mr. Turner
Aaron Yoo ... Ronnie
Jose Pablo Cantillo ... Officer Gutierrez
Matt Craven ... Daniel Brecht
Viola Davis ... Detective Parker
Brandon Caruso Brandon Caruso ... Greenwood Boy
Luciano Rauso Luciano Rauso ... Greenwood Boy
Daniel Caruso Daniel Caruso ... Greenwood Boy
Kevin Quinn Kevin Quinn ... Mr. Carlson
Elyse Mirto ... Mrs. Carlson
Suzanne Rico Suzanne Rico ... News Anchor
Kent Shocknek ... News Anchor
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Storyline

After his father is killed in a car accident, things unravel for Kale Brecht and he is placed under house-arrest for punching his Spanish teacher. Having nothing better to do, Kale occupies himself by spying on his neighbors. But one night, he witnesses what appears to be a murder going on in Mr. Turner's house. Kale becomes obsessed with uncovering the truth behind these murders but, after a few unsettling run-ins with Mr. Turner, it becomes a matter of life and death. And the ominous question: Who is watching whom? Written by O.G.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 on appeal for sequences of terror and violence, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

(at around 1h 4 mins) Executive producer Steven Spielberg's favorite line from the film is "Operation Stupid is officially over." See more »

Goofs

(at around 10 mins) When Kale's Xbox Live account gets closed, he tries to log back in and gets a "ACCESS DENIED" message. But if his account was closed, he should've gotten a log in error message, saying that his username or password was incorrect. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kale: Do you think he sees us?
Daniel Brecht: No, he can't see us. But trust me, he can feel us watching.
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References Rear Window (1954) See more »

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Written by Scott Forbes & Dennis Forbes
Performed by The Forbes Brothers
Courtesy of North Star Media
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A Solid Thriller
8 April 2007 | by rumliSee all my reviews

This movie was extremely well paced -- there was very good character development without excessive dialog. The story is exciting and thrilling: a modernized Rear Window. The acting was very solid, and every actor, major or minor, sold their part. Shia LeBeouf was a likable protagonist, Carrie-Anne Moss did a great job in her role as the mother, and David Morse played an exceedingly ominous and creepy neighbor. The climax is very suspenseful, although it did contain a few minor lapses in rational behavior by both the heroes and the villain, but I suppose that could be written off as desperation. Overall, it was refreshing to see a well-paced thriller with great suspense, humor, and character development.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

13 April 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Disturbia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,224,982, 15 April 2007

Gross USA:

$80,209,692

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$118,114,220
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DTS-ES | Dolby Digital EX | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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