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Carrie (2013)

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A shy girl, outcasted by her peers and sheltered by her religious mother, unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

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Kimberly Peirce

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Lawrence D. Cohen (screenplay), Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julianne Moore ... Margaret White
Chloë Grace Moretz ... Carrie White
Gabriella Wilde ... Sue Snell
Portia Doubleday ... Chris Hargensen
Zoë Belkin ... Tina
Samantha Weinstein ... Heather
Karissa Strain ... Nicki
Katie Strain ... Lizzy
Ansel Elgort ... Tommy Ross
Demetrius Joyette ... George Dawson
Judy Greer ... Ms. Desjardin
Barry Shabaka Henley ... Principal Morton
Arlene Mazerolle ... Miss Helen Finch
Evan Gilchrist Evan Gilchrist ... Greg Delois
Eddie Max Huband Eddie Max Huband ... Harry Trenant (as Eddie Huband)
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Storyline

The outcast teenager Carrie White is bullied by her classmates at high school. Her mother, Margaret White, is a pious and paranoid woman that sees sin everywhere and the need of self-inflicting punishment. When Carrie has her first period, she does not understand what is happening to her and her classmates humiliate her in the changing room. The spiteful Chris Hargensen videotapes Carrie with her cell phone and posts it on the Internet. Their teacher Ms. Desjardin punishes the students, but when Chris challenges her, she is suspended and consequently is banned from the prom. Meanwhile, Carrie discovers that she has telekinesis and learns how to control her ability. Sue Snell, one of the girls that tormented Carrie, feels bad and asks her boyfriend Tommy Ross to invite Carrie to go with him to the prom to make up for what she did to Carrie. But Chris and her boyfriend Billy Nolan plot an evil prank with her friends to seek vengeance for Carrie. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Drama | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence, disturbing images, language and some sexual content. | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carrie, la vengeance See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,000,000, 20 October 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$35,266,619

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$84,790,678
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film was delayed from March 15, 2013 to October 18, 2013; Chloë Grace Moretz has stated that the reason was to add scarier scenes, most likely Margaret giving birth to Carrie. However, many also believe that another major reason was because of the Sandy Hook shooting that occurred on December 2012. It is also believed that the film's violence was heavily edited and cut for the same reason. See more »

Goofs

Carrie's hand lowers down, pulling down the stage light rigging down. In the next shot, both hands are raised up. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Margaret White: [long bellowing cry from behind the door] Help me!
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Alternate Versions

The theatrical version ends with a brief scene of Sue in court for the White Investigation (an integral part of the novel otherwise omitted from the film) and then laying a flower on Carrie White's grave, which cracks as she walks away. The alternate Blu-Ray cut omits the courtroom scene and features a different edit of Sue placing the flower on Carrie's grave. This scene is followed with Sue in the delivery room giving birth, but instead of a baby, Carrie's arm emerges from between her legs and grabs her. Quick-cut to Sue's mother, who's holding and trying to awaken her hysterical, pregnant daughter from this nightmare. See more »


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Nice Remake
9 November 2013 | by foergun_276See all my reviews

I have just watched new Carrie movie and i don't know why people complain about this movie.

I have read the book several times and watched the old Carrie movie again several times. I don't accept any complains about the story. Story was good in 1976 and it is still good in 2013. I like the Chole's and Julianne Moore's performance. Especially Julianna Moore is fantastic in this movie.

Remakes are hard to like because people always compare it with the old movie. If they like the old movie, they will complain about the new one. This is why this movie has low rating. But they don't understand one point, if you don't remake Carrie, new generation will not know about it at all. How many young person would watch 1976 Carrie? Carrie was one of the best choice to make a remake. It is not like remaking "Oldboy" movie (which they did unfortunately).

To sum up, i liked Carrie (2013) and it was a good remake. I really enjoyed it because i am fan of the book and the old movie. If you don't know anything about Carrie you will like the movie. If you like the book and the 1976 Carrie movie, again you will like this too. The only way to not like this movie is to have obsession about the old movie (or you are not fan of this kind of movies at all)


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