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The Den (2013)

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While studying the habits of web cam chat users from the apparent safety of her own home, a young woman's life begins to spiral out of control after witnessing a grisly murder online.

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Zachary Donohue

Writers:

Zachary Donohue (co-writer), Lauren Thompson (co-writer)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melanie Papalia ... Elizabeth Benton
David Schlachtenhaufen David Schlachtenhaufen ... Damien Clark
Adam Shapiro ... Max
Anna Margaret Hollyman ... Lynn Benton
Matt Riedy ... Sgt. Tisbert
Katija Pevec ... Jenni
Saidah Arrika Ekulona ... Sally
Anthony Jennings ... Officer Dawson (as Anthony Paul Michael Jennings)
Victoria Hanlin ... Brianne
Anushka Rani ... Young Indian Girl
Garrett Fornander Garrett Fornander ... Prank Boy
Lily Holleman ... Evil Girl
Jeff Rubino Jeff Rubino ... Suburban Dad
Jonah Landow Jonah Landow ... Suburban Boy
Rikin Vasani Rikin Vasani ... Sudeep
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Storyline

A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the first victim. Written by Anonymous

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online is the scene of the #crime See more »

Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, terror, some sexuality, graphic nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Death Online See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Color:

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Trivia

Bill Oberst, Jr., the uncredited actor who plays Skeeter, is the same actor from the viral campaign "Take the Lollipop", which spread awareness of the dangers of online stalking. See more »

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It is not possible for the hacker to erase Elizabeth's hard drive in just a few seconds, especially by software means. It would take several hours to make the data completely unrecoverable. See more »

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Referenced in Unfriended (2014) See more »

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Also Sprach Zarathustra
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Internet Culture of Violence
23 March 2014 | by jmbwithcatsSee all my reviews

The movie is an interesting commentary on the internet being a distraction of stupidity.

It leads people to their deaths, but people are addicted to watching others demise that it creates a sort of circle of dysfunction...

Ultimately, I was engrossed as a sort of VHS style found footage genre offering, but it did have a few interesting things to say on the entitled society we live in today, of easy gratification, replacement of impersonal and fear based living behind a screen for the beauty of the natural world.

It's available on demand, which is apropos to the plot point of the story.


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