|Directed by:||Kimberly Peirce|
|Written by:||Lawrence D. Cohen; Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa|
|Produced by:||J. Miles Dale; Kevin Misher|
|Music by:||Marco Beltrami|
|Edited by:||Lee Percy; Nancy Richardson|
|Distributed by:||Screen Gems|
|Released:||October 13th, 2013|
|Running time:||100 min.|
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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Cast[edit | edit source]
|Julianne Moore||Margaret White|
|Chloë Grace Moretz||Carrie White|
|Gabriella Wilde||Sue Snell|
|Portia Doubleday||Chris Hargensen|
|Alex Russell||Billy Nolan|
|Ansel Elgort||Tommy Ross|
|Judy Greer||Ms. Desjardin|
|Barry Shabaka Henley||Principal Morton|
|Arlene Mazerolle||Miss Helen Finch|
|Evan Gilchrist||Greg Delois|
|Eddie Huband||Harry Trenant|
|Tyler Rushton||Neighborhood kid|
|Connor Price||Freddy "Beak" Holt|
|Jefferson Brown||Mister Ulmann|
|Cynthia Preston||Eleanor Snell|
|Derek McGrath||Head commissioner|
|Chris Britton||Doctor Dean L. McDuffy|
|Cassandra Caccioppoli||Student dancer #6|
|Natalie Dale||Gym class mean girl #1|
|Lucy DeLaat||Dress shop passerby|
|Shawna Greenspan||Grieving prom girl|
|Travis Hedland||Prom survivor|
|Chanelle Larocque||Gym class mean girl #5|
|William MacDonald||Sheriff Otis Doyle|
|Holly Miranda||Cheerleader #1|
|Michelle Nolden||Estelle Parsons|
|Ryan Wilson||Student dancer #1|
|Alana Randall||Student dancer #2|
|Chloe Van Landschoot||Flower girl|
|Sarah Vance||Student dancer #8|
|Skyler Wexler||Young Carrie|
|Joshua William James||High school student|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The tagline for the film that appeared on promotional posers is "You Will Know Her Name".
- Production on Carrie began on June 28th, 2012. Principal filming for the movie concluded on September 7th, 2012. It was filmed at Pinewood Toronto Studios in Port Lands, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
- 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 was released on Region 1 DVD as well as a Blu-ray edition (with DVD and digital HD copy) by MGM on January 14th, 2014.
- 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.
Recommendations[edit | edit source]
Stephen King film adaptations
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