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When a Stranger Calls

PG-13| 1 hr. 27 min.

Plot Summary
Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson (Camilla Belle) arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone and the frightening words of a sadistic caller turn Jill's routine experience into a night of terror.

Cast: Camilla Belle , Tommy Flanagan , Tessa Thompson , Brian Geraghty , Derek de Lint , Kate Jennings Grant , David Denman , Arthur Young

Director: Simon West

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

When a Stranger Calls (2006)

Release Date: February 3rd, 2006|1 hr. 27 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 4 )
  • Even the element of surprise isn't enough to save this film, which has too many slow parts and features an ending that's extremely tepid by 21st century horror movie standards. show more

  • After an hour of red herrings, in which Jill investigates creepy corridors or opens rattling closet doors with no results, the only real danger is that we'll become bored to death. For real thrills, rent the original, turn down the lights and scare yourself silly. show more

  • Designed to capitalize on the title and premise of the original but offers little to those who fondly remember it. show more

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  • October 02, 2008 Poppysprincessco
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    it was sooooo awsome i loved it especially when the call was coming from inside the house

  • July 05, 2008 Ricky
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    Not the worst I have ever seen. In my opinion, I actually LIKE it.

  • July 02, 2008 AFgurlie311
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    Worst movie I have ever seen. No joke.

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