The Call

There are 188 million 911 calls a year. This one made it personal.


The Call
After failing to help a young woman during a 911 emergency call, an operator quits the call centre and instead spends her time training police. About six months later, she becomes involved when another young woman calls from inside a locked car boot. Unable to get a decent location, she and the police work frantically against the clock to rescue the victim before she is also killed.

94 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Violence).
Crime, Thriller.

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Credits

Cast
Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut, Michael Eklund, David Otunga, Michael Imperioli
Director
Brad Anderson
ScreenplayRichard D'Ovidio, Nicole D'Ovidio, Jon Bokenkamp
MusicJohn Debney
CinematographyTom Yatsko
EditingAvi Youabian
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2013
Produced byTroika Pictures, WWE Studios, Emergency Films, Apotheosis Media Group, Amasia Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreThriller
LanguageInfrequent, mild
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceFrequent, strong, psychological, prolonged, sustained
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

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


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Diane de Beer quote iconThriller lacks substance to keep you engaged.
5
Die Burger
Rozanne Els quote iconDesperate oproep verander haar lewe.
10
Cape Times
Todd McCarthy quote iconDial 911 for fear factor.
10
ScreenIt
C. Fuchs quote icon Good when it's on the road but pretty bad when it gets off, The Call is one you'll probably not really want to pick up.
9
Metacritic.com
23 critics
10
Rottentomatoes critics
121 critics
10
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconThe Call builds plenty of suspense before taking a problematic turn in the third act.
9
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
11

What the People say

Internet
42562 Netizens quote iconGood thriller with a couple of weak spots
13

Average .. 48%

10

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