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Release Date: August 11th, 2006

DVD Release Date: December 5th, 2006

PG-13|1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
After her boyfriend commits suicide, a psychology student (Kristen Bell) and her friends begin receiving unsettling e-mails and video messages. After a number of disappearances across campus, she teams up with a computer hacker (Ian Somerhalder) to shut down the deadly force before it spreads to the rest of the world.

Cast: Kristen Bell, Ian Somerhalder, Steve Talley, Christina Milian, Samm Levine, Riki Lindhome, Kel O'Neill, Rick Gonzalez

Director: Jim Sonzero

Genres: Thriller, Horror

Production Co: Neo Art & Logic, Weinstein Company

Distributors: Weinstein Co.

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  • To say Wes Craven's rewrite of Kiyoshi Kurosawa's 2001 "Pulse" isn't as bad as it could have been sounds like faint praise, but Kurosawa's "Pulse" is one of the true masterpieces of recent Asian horror, and the track record for Hollywood horror redos isn't great. show more

  • A horror film dealing with the terrors lurking via our computers, cell phones and other electronic devices, Pulse isn't nearly as scary as watching your hard drive crash or having your BlackBerry conk out in the middle of a vital call. show more

  • If Pulse is unsurprising as a horror movie (come on: chalky, soul-sucking freaks again?), as a campaign against the Internet, digital piracy, cellphones, and anything that computes anything (like laptops or brains), it's a riot. show more

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