Overall Rank: 4493
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 49
Theatrical Release Date: 03/15/2013
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 06/25/2013
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Brad Anderson
Actors: Abigail Breslin, Halle Berry, Morris Chestnut, Michael Imperioli, Ella Rae Peck, Michael Eklund
Plot: A woman working as an emergency operator must confront a killer from her past in order to save the life of a young girl in the present. -- Chris Kavan
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 08/10/2014
If your going to call 9/11 make sure that Halle berry his not on the phone she will get you killed. The film is about awoman working as an emergency operator must confront a killer from her past in order to save the life of a young girl in the present. This movie was a good thriller movie until the ending, I mean the ending was terrible but the movie itself is well done.
Snoogans - wrote on 07/28/2013
'The Call' is a severely mediocre thriller. It lacks the actual thrill. It's routine movie making all around. The portion in the middle that involves the girl being in the trunk of the kidnapper's car is where my interest peaked. After that, it keeps descending into stupidity until it reaches an irritatingly laughable ending. The killer/kidnapper/weirdo is plain goofy and he makes dumb mistakes. His character has no menace. The only plus I can give this movie is the fact that it is short and fast paced. And one could say that the unintended comedy does make the proceedings a tiny bit easier to sit through.
MikePA - wrote on 06/26/2013
The Call is a solidly entertaining film with a strong performance by Halle Berry and slick direction by Brad Anderson - up until the moronic ending. It's a break-neck action film with lots of crackling suspense and a pretty scary bad guy, but the film's dumbass climax kind of ruins it. It's worth renting. 2.5/4
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MovieAddict - wrote on 11/23/2013
Halle Berry plays a 911 operator who gets a call from a sixteen year old kidnapped girl (Abigail Breslin) who’s being held in the trunk of a car. Apparently this psycho killer Michael kidnaps girls who remind him of his departed sister. His latest kidnap victim is Casey but what the killer doesn’t realize is that Jordon was in a similar situation before and this time around she will not let the killer get the better of her. There's plenty of murder and mayhem along the way as the police, led by Officer Paul Phillips (Morris Chestnut) frantically try to locate the vehicle. The psycho Michael is very believably played by Canadian actor Michael Eklund and Abigail did a great job as the victim. Edge-of-your-seat suspense that makes me almost forget the implausible plot holes.
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 06/28/2013
Jordan Turner (Halle Berry) is a 911 operator assisting Leah (Evie Thompson) since somebody broke into her home. Leah was abducted as reported on the news. Jordan becomes affected after discovering the body was discovered buried naked. Six months pass by after the incident and Jordan teaches new employees. Casey Welson (Abigail Breslin) gets kidnapped and calls 911. Jordana takes a call from Casey. Michael Foster (Michael Eklund) is now being chased. Direction felt Hollywood and making the viewer look dumb. Not sure why they had to reiterate the murder of Leah when in fact we already know since Jordan mentioned it twice and that we have witnessed it already. A strong star fades and fizzles after the second half until the unrealistic and unsatisfying conclusion. It was …
Lee - wrote on 04/03/2013
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