• Cell (2016)


Release Date: July 8th, 2016

DVD Release Date: September 27th, 2016

R |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

A graphic novelist (John Cusack) begins a desperate search for his estranged wife (Clark Sarullo) and son (Ethan Andrew Casto) after a mysterious cellphone signal transforms New Englanders into savage killers.

Cast: John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Isabelle Fuhrman, Owen Teague, Clark Sarullo, Ethan Andrew Casto, Anthony Reynolds, Erin Elizabeth Burns

Director: Tod Williams

Genres: Horror , Thriller

Production Co: Benaroya Pictures, Genre Company

Keywords: Sacrifice , Suspenseful , Dark , Quest , Mystery , Survival , Underdog

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    John HazeltonScreen International

    This apocalyptic thriller is a run-of-the-mill zombie flick that goes through the genre motions efficiently enough but fails to live up to its credits. show more

  • 40
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Though it's better than its "dump this thing" theatrical release would suggest, Cell is far from excellent. show more

  • 63
    Odie HendersonRogerEbert.com

    With a bigger budget and a longer runtime, Cell could easily have been elevated above its current station as a worthy 2 AM viewing on cable — not that there’s anything wrong with that. It’s cursed with some really cheap CGI, but blessed with actors who are game for, and respect, the material. show more

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