One Missed Call

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By on January 5, 2010

Category: 18
All Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release Year: 2008
Country: Japan, USA, Germany
Runtime: 87
Rating: (0)
Languages: English
Director: Eric Valette
Sound: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

  • What will it sound like when you die?

  • Writing by: Andrew Klavan – (screenplay)
    Yasushi Akimoto – (novel "Chakushin ari")
    Minako Daira – (screenplay Chakushin ari) (as Miwako Daira)

    Produced by: Timothy M. Bourne – executive producer
    Shinya Egawa – executive producer
    Alison Haskovec – co-producer
    Manfred D. Heid – co-producer (as Manfred Heid)
    Broderick Johnson – producer
    Avram 'Butch' Kaplan – line producer: Los Angeles
    Gerd Koechlin – co-producer
    Andrew A. Kosove – producer
    Scott Kroopf – producer
    Elizabeth Kushman – co-producer
    Josef Lautenschlager – executive producer
    Jennie Lew Tugend – producer
    Martin Schuermann – executive producer
    Andreas Thiesmeyer – executive producer
    Steven P. Wegner – co-producer
    Lauren Weissman – producer (as Lauren C. Weissman)

    Cast: Shannyn Sossamon – Beth Raymond
    Edward Burns – Det. Jack Andrews
    Ana Claudia Talancón – Taylor Anthony
    Ray Wise – Ted Summers
    Azura Skye – Leann Cole
    Johnny Lewis – Brian Sousa
    Jason Beghe – Ray Purvis
    Margaret Cho – Det. Mickey Lee
    Meagan Good – Shelley Baum
    Rhoda Griffis – Marie Layton
    Dawn Dininger – Monster Marie

    Music: Reinhold Heil Johnny Klimek
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    Plot Outline: In this remake of the Japanese horror film “Chakushin Ari” (2003), several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves — messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.
    Plot: After the death of their friend Shelley, Leann Cole receives a voice mail from the future of the date and time when she would die. On the scheduled day, Leann sees weird things and in the precise informed hour, Leann is attacked by a supernatural force on a footbridge over a train station while talking to her friend Beth Raymond. Beth meets Leann's boyfriend Brian, who also received a call, and witnesses his death on the street. When her roommate Taylor Anthony receives a call, Beth befriends Det. Jack Andrews, who tells her that his sister was the first victim of the phone call. They decide to investigate the connections of Jack's sister and find the name of Marie Layton, who apparently abused of her daughters. Jack and Beth run against time trying to save Beth from her fate.

    Movie Quotes:
    Brian Sousa: It's all in your head, Beth.

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    The penguins kick the fishing boy off the logo. (The boy's voice is supplied by Jeffrey Katzenberg, uncredited.)

    Goofs: We know about 5 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): When Beth and Taylor are woken up because their cell phones (which don't have batteries in them) ring, Beth says the call came in at 7:32 PM, but the phone shows the time to be 8:32 PM.

    Trivia: There are 5 entries in the trivia list – like these:

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