When a Stranger Calls


Borrowing an idea from the 1979 film of the same name, this teen horror-thriller is set in a remote house in a forest. A young girl accepts a babysitting job for the night. Soon after the parents leave, she starts getting crank calls. Unable to contact her own friends and family, she eventually phones the police, who tell her that the calls are coming from inside the house...

87 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Violence).
Horror, Thriller.

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Camilla Belle, Tommy Flanagan, Katie Cassidy, Tessa Thompson, Brian Geraghty, Clark Gregg
Director
Simon West
ScreenplayJake Wade Wall, based on the 1979 screenplay by Steve Feke, Fred Walton
MusicJames Michael Dooley
CinematographyPeter Menzies Jr.
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SA distributorSter-Kinekor
Made in2006
Produced byScreen Gems Inc., Davis Entertainment

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Adjusted Childcare Action Project (CAP) Report (USA)

CategoryScore (-50 to 50)
Wanton Violence / Crime
-50
Impudence / Hate
-23
Sexual Immorality
13
Drugs / Alcohol
26
Offence to God
26
Murder / Suicide
50
Final score
7

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
2
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
1
Guns / Weapons
0
Profanity
2
Alcohol / Drugs
2
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
2
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
4
Tense Family Scenes
1
Music (Scary/Tense)
5
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
3


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Frank Scheck
6
Die Burger
Arnold Vermaak
5
Cape Times
Jan Stuart
5
iAfrica.com
Melanie Daly
3
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
1
BBC
Matthew Leyland
5
Box Office
Christine James
5
eye Weekly
Liisa LaDouceur
1
IMDB Staff
Mark Englehart
4
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
10
ScreenIt
4

What the People say

Internet
4054 Netizens
9

Average .. 24%

5




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