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Title: Carrie
Directed by: Kimberly Peirce
Written by: Lawrence D. Cohen; Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Produced by: J. Miles Dale; Kevin Misher
Music by: Marco Beltrami
Cinematography: Steve Yedlin
Edited by: Lee Percy; Nancy Richardson
Distributed by: Screen Gems
Released: October 13th, 2013
Rating: R
Running time: 100 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
Budget: $30,000,000
Gross: $37,673,000

Carrie is an American horror movie of the paranormal thriller genre. It is an adaptation of the 1974 novel Carrie by famed author Stephen King as well as a remake of two previous adaptations. The first film adaptation was released in 1976 and it was remade as a television miniseries in 2002. This second remake was directed by Kimberly Peirce and written by Lawrence D. Cohen and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. It was produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Screen Gems in association with Misher Films. It was released theatrically in the United States on October 13th, 2013. The movie stars Chloë Grace Moretz in the lead role of troubled telekinetic teen Carrie White and Julianne Moore as her overbearing religious mother Margaret. Other actors in the film include Gabriella Wilde as Sue Snell, Portia Doubleday as Chris Hargensen, Alex Russell as Billy Nolan, Zoë Belkin as Tina and Ansel Elgort as Tommy Ross.

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  • The tagline for the film that appeared on promotional posers is "You Will Know Her Name".
  • Carrie grossed $17,000,000 over its opening weekend on 3,157 screens.
  • Carrie closed out of theaters on November 24th, 2013 after having been in general release for thirty-eight days.
  • Carrie is Kimberly Peirce's third feature film as a director and her first work in the horror genre. She is also known for directing the war-drama Stop-Loss.

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