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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 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:

Color
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Trivia

The majority of the film takes place on computer screens, cell phone screens, and cameras for short terms. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Spoofs 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Dance Your Heart Out
Composed by Adam Popick and Zachary Donohue (as Zach Donohue), 2013
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Great modern horror. Not good for my cyber-paranoia.
11 July 2014 | by kuronoxSee all my reviews

This movie is very fresh and modern. I've never seen a horror movie done like this before (webcam style). I honestly don't understand all the negative reviews here. This movie was very fun to watch, made me jump a few times, and the story unwound perfectly. Don't be asking yourself "why is she filming this" - that totally defeats the purpose of storytelling. I feel like too many people might be going into this movie with high expectations? Sure there are some logical errors, but what horror movie is completely devoid of those?

Actually, don't take my review into consideration. Only consider all the other negative reviews and just give this movie a try. Then perhaps you'll like it a bit more.

I feel like the build up was great, the storytelling was fresh, and the ending was clever. The overall plot and ending might be a bit too sick and twisted for some (probably not for the average horror movie goer), but this is actually real life. There are some sick people out there and I feel like this movie made a great commentary about it.


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