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100 Feet (2008)

After Marnie Watson kills her abusive husband in self-defense, she is condemned to house arrest... only to discover that the house is possessed by the enraged and violent spirit of her dead husband.

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Eric Red

Writer:

Eric Red
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Cast

Cast overview:
Famke Janssen ... Marnie
Bobby Cannavale ... Shanks
Ed Westwick ... Joey
Michael Paré ... The Ghost - Mike
Patricia Charbonneau ... Frances
John Fallon ... Jimmy
Kevin Geer ... Priest
Tibor Pálffy Tibor Pálffy ... Homeless Man
Kembe Sorel Kembe Sorel ... Patrolman
Evelyne Kandech Evelyne Kandech ... Patrolwoman
Ken Kelsch Ken Kelsch ... Garbage Man
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Storyline

A young woman, Marnie Watson, is granted early release from her prison sentence for manslaughter (killing her husband - a violent NYC cop - in self defense) on condition she wear an electronic ankle bracelet and remain within her home, effectively under house arrest, for the remainder of her sentence. Her late husband's partner keeps tabs on her from a patrol car parked across the street, hoping she'll violate probation and he can send her back to prison. But the 100-foot radius her ankle bracelet allows isn't the worst of her problems. Her dead husband --now a malevolent ghost--is still in the house, where he died -- intent on savage revenge. Written by Grand Ilusions

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Her Husband's Dead, And He's Taking the News Badly... See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong violence, terror, language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The apartment is the same one as in "Elementary". See more »

Goofs

The whole ideal of the "100 feet" is wrong. One-hundred feet is a length equal to the height of a 10-story building, so from the transmitter to the front door or the basement is well under the "100 feet" she is allowed to go. See more »

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Featured in 31 Days of Horror: Quick Takes Volume 2 (2017) See more »

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Woman under house arrest has to contend with husband's ghost...
22 August 2010 | by DoylenfSee all my reviews

The story starts with an interesting premise but soon goes overboard in depicting some gory scenes of a ghost's vengeance during which time much blood is shed for the sake of horror fans who like this sort of thing. It's well acted and tense with some quietly underplayed opening scenes, but once the ghost starts wreaking the place all hell breaks loose and the story loses a great deal of credibility.

The acting is fine, with Famke Janssen giving a strong performance as a woman forced to wear an ankle bracelet and kept under close watch by a suspicious policeman who was her husband's partner. But the tension doesn't become tight until the last third of the story and then it goes way over the top in depicting violence.

Scary enough but midway through, the story loses a lot of credibility despite the high quality of the performances.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 2008 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,415,804
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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