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Untraceable (2008)

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FBI agent Jennifer Marsh is tasked with hunting down a seemingly untraceable serial killer who posts live videos of his victims on the Internet. As time runs out, the cat and mouse chase becomes more personal.

Director:

Gregory Hoblit

Writers:

Robert Fyvolent (screenplay), Mark Brinker (screenplay) (as Mark R. Brinker) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diane Lane ... Jennifer Marsh
Billy Burke ... Detective Eric Box
Colin Hanks ... Griffin Dowd
Joseph Cross ... Owen Reilly
Mary Beth Hurt ... Stella Marsh
Peter Gray Lewis ... Richard Brooks (as Peter Lewis)
Tyrone Giordano ... Tim Wilks
Perla Haney-Jardine ... Annie Haskins
Tim DeZarn ... Herbert Miller (as Tim deZarn)
Christopher Cousins ... David Williams (as Chris Cousins)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson ... Arthur James Elmer
Trina Adams Trina Adams ... Female Cop #3
Brynn Baron ... Mrs. Miller
John Breen John Breen ... Richard Weymouth
Dan Callahan ... Trey Restom
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Storyline

A secret service agent, Jennifer Marsh, gets caught in a very personal and deadly cat-and-mouse game with a serial killer who knows that people (being what they are - both curious and drawn to the dark side of things) will log onto an "untraceable" website where he conducts violent and painful murders LIVE on the net. The more people who log on and enter the website, the quicker and more violently the victim dies. Written by McCormack

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The FBI Cyber Crimes Division hunts down vicious criminals online...but the most dangerous one is hunting them. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for grisly violence and torture, and some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Streaming Evil See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,354,069, 27 January 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$28,687,835, 2 March 2008
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The website used by the killer (www.killwithme.com) actually existed. It was owned by the movie studio and it was used to promote the film. In it, users were taken to a replica of the FBI computer used by the character Jennifer Marsh. Her desktop gets hacked by the killer who provides the visitor with four tests he/she must complete to deactivate his website. The content has now been removed, and the domain name is available for sale or lease. See more »

Goofs

When Marsh is describing how the killer penetrated her wireless network, she launches the "Horsez" game on her daughter's computer. The taskbar clearly belongs to Windows XP, but the window that pops up is styled like a Vista Aero window. See more »

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Agent Jennifer Marsh: This is James Reilly. Sixteen months ago, depressed over the recent death of his wife... a hematologist... Reilly staggered out into rush-hour traffic on the Broadway Bridge. Traffic copters were out in force. But only one caught all the action from beginning to end... Channel 12. The regular pilot was out sick that day, so the job went to Herbert Miller. He later told friends he'd gotten lucky. At the right place at the right time. The back of Reilly's skull... landed on the rooftop of this ...
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Referenced in Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2013) See more »

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We Have A Mentally Disturbed Generation Of Film Goers!
26 February 2008 | by sataft-2See all my reviews

First of all, even with a scant few trivial character actions that were a tad bit questionable, this film is absolutely - EXCELLENT! How can I say that? Well my wife and I usually get through our bag of popcorn within the first quarter of a film. This time, however, when the film ended we had almost a half bag left - uneaten.

No, it wasn't disgust from anything depicted in the film, it was simply that the film grabbed our attention and virtually never let go.

Now, who am I? Well, I am a scientist and my wife is a British midwife. Yes, we are computer competent and that may be a key element. We are also in our sixties - that may also be another key element.

However, it is my opinion that most of the reviews written here (with the bare exception of the first one), were written by a generation that doesn't really know what terror is. They have been raised by so much simulated on screen violence and fake blood, that virtually nothing scares them anymore.

However again, as a technical consultant, I have traveled to over 30 countries and worked in some brutal and godforsaken areas and witnessed incredible brutality.

Trust me people, there are very scary things and situation in the real world and this film reveals, quite brilliantly, the rapid evolution of one of them within our own society.

For those of you who were not a "bit" frightened, what the hell film did you view?


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