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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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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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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 »

Goofs

The movie said it takes place in Valencia. But when the cops are coming out of Elizabeth's sisters house after the killers leave, the cops car have the LAPD logo but Valencia have their own police not the LAPD. See more »

Crazy Credits

The very end of credits has "Talk to someone..." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Unfriended (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

The Melody Will Connect The Chords
Composed by Adam Popick and Zachary Donohue (as Zach Donohue), 2013
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to set the record straight..
26 March 2014 | by naff-soundSee all my reviews

This movie doesn't live up to its rating. It's a take on the found footage genre using mostly the perspectives of laptop and cellphone camera.The viewer is supposed to feel like watching most of the scenes in realtime. Interesting concept, which doesn't play out. This movie kept me barely interested. The storyline doesn't create tension and is void of twists and major surprises. It just unfolded like I expected it to. According to some other reviewers this could be understood as a viable statement on the dangers of the internet. I find that laughable. People should be concerned about other aspects of the net than that. The tale of the anonymous killer has been told before - the movie doesn't offer anything beyond of that. 3 Stars because the idea of connecting the viewer to a live-feed as a willing witness is good, but just a concept. Also the last scene contains something like a statement of critical value.. certainly not enough to justify the drag. The "banality of evil" is a good quote with which to end the movie, but two good ideas don't make a movie float.. This production is made up of little besides the basic idea. No memorable performance on any level - fast forgotten flick.


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