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When A Stranger Calls (2006)

When A Stranger Calls
5.2 Rating
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Camilla Belle

Camilla Belle

Jill Johnson
Tommy Flanagan

Tommy Flanagan

Stranger
Katie Cassidy

Katie Cassidy

Tiffany
Clark Gregg

Clark Gregg

Ben Johnson
Derek de Lint

Derek de Lint

Dr. Mandrakis
Kate Jennings Grant

Kate Jennings Grant

Kelly Mandrakis


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Jake Wade Wall

Jake Wade Wall

(screenplay)


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5 years, 5 months ago at Mar 7 15:15
1 vote
"What do you want?"

"Your blood all over me."

Decidedly disappointing.
The movie looked promising, but as the events rolled on in a slow, monologuos fashion, I got bored with the storyline easily. Camilla Belle plays Jill Johnson, a high school student who's part of the track team and whose boyfriend, Bobby (Brian Geraghty), seems to be cheating on her (at leas... read more

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4 years, 1 month ago at Jul 23 7:44
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عندما الغريب يتصل (رعب) (الولايات المتحدة: 2006) (5:2)

الملخص: (جيل جونسون: كاميلا بيلي) فتاة مراهقة تعاني من ازمات متعددة بعد فقدانها صديقها المخلص، خصوصا مسالة فواتير الهاتف المرتفعة، فيجد لها والدها عمل كجليسة في منز... read more

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3 years, 12 months ago at Aug 30 22:58
1 vote
This movie was a great movie and was far better than the original. In this movie they stretched out the opening scene of the original. There are more characters which makes it more interesting. This movie has more chase scenes in it, unlike the original which basically had one. The set is also a lot more likable. Jill's acting in this one isn't superb, but it's pretty good, and also it seems like ... read more
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Description: A teenage girl becomes a demented serial killer's prey in this big-budget remake of the 1979 thriller that became a TV late-show favorite. When a Stranger Calls takes its title and basic premise from the original, which -- for its first 15 minutes or so -- featured Carol Kane as a frazzled babysitter plagued by creepy, invasive phone ... (more)
Release date: 3 February 2006
Thriller (12), Horror (11), (7), Murder (6), Bonfire (5), Boyfriend (5), Cat (5), Mobile Phone (5), Phone (5), Alarm (5), 2006 (5), Maid (4), Hospital (4), Father Daughter Relationship (4), High School (4), Remake (4), Babysitting (4), Death (4), Phone Call (4), 2000s (3)
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"When a Stranger Calls / Quando um Estranho Chama Direção: Simon West Roteiro: Jake Wade Wall Ano: 2006 Sinopse: Jill Johnson é uma jovem que está trabalhando como babá em uma remota casa, localizada no topo de uma colina. Com as crianças dormindo, ela tranca a porta e liga o alarme geral. É quando tem início uma série de telefonemas, em que uma pessoa estranha repetidamente insiste que ela cheque as crianças. Assustada, Jill consegue rastrear as ligações e descobre que as ligações"


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"Remake of: When a Stranger Calls The RemakeThis remake took me by complete surprise. I actually ended up finding quite tense and suspenseful for what it was. vs."


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"It has a good climax, but the rest is so boring. It's tedious and after an hour until the killer finally talks, it kills any suspense the film was trying to create."


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" Directed by: Simon West ('The Mechanic'(2011), 'Lara Croft: Tomb Raider', 'Con Air') With: Camilla Belle, Katie Cassidy Was the original - When a Stranger Calls (1979) - worth a look? Again, a midly interesting horror flick but it doesn't look really impressive... Was this remake worth a look? It has been a while since I have seen such an uneventful movie. Indeed, for most of the duration, you have Camilla Belle answering the phone and then you have an uninspired confrontation "


johanlefourbe posted a review 3 years, 4 months ago

An average movie

“Last week, I saw 'The Return' starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, and I was amazed how uneventful and simply boring the whole thing was. While watching this flick, I actually had exactly the same feeling. Indeed, the directing was not bad and Camilla Belle gave a decent performance but what a bore... I mean, during literally the whole thing, Camilla Belle picks up the phone and asks 'Who's there?', that's it... Of course, at the end, there is a confrontation with the serial killer but it was pretty generic stuff. And before that, there is really nothing going on at all. It was rather surprising that they didn't explain anything about the killer but it made the whole thing even more frustrating to watch. To conclude, at least you have to admit that the title doesn't lie but it is a really borin” read more

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“I'll have to admit that despite having seen this film I have yet to see the original film that this is a remake of. As such, I'll only be reviewing this film simply based on what I saw on screen and not in comparison to the original film.

When a Stranger Calls has an intriguing premise about a teenager who is babysitting some kids and a killer stalks her and taunts her on the telephone. With a premise like this, you think the filmmakers would actually do something awesome with this, but sadly they don't.

Jill Johnson (played by Camilla Belle) is to film's credit a likable enough character that we can root for her. She's not acted particularly well, but to be fair she's not awful either. It's just a generic performance. But what do you expect when the scipt doesn't give ” read more

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