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R| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
In this chilling adaptation of Stephen King's horror novel, withdrawn and sensitive teen Carrie White (Sissy Spacek) faces taunting from classmates at school and abuse from her fanatically pious mother (Piper Laurie) at home. When strange occurrences start happening around Carrie, she begins to suspect that she has supernatural powers. Invited to the prom by the empathetic Tommy Ross (William Katt), Carrie tries to let her guard down, but things eventually take a dark and violent turn.

Cast: Sissy Spacek , Piper Laurie , William Katt , Amy Irving , John Travolta , Nancy Allen , Betty Buckley , P.J. Soles

Director: Brian De Palma

Genres: Horror

Distributor: Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp., Criterion Collection, United Artists

Carrie (1976)

Release Date: November 3rd, 1976|1 hr. 38 min.

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