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The Call
- Halle Berry

Overview - An emergency operator receives a desperate call from a kidnapped teen, and races to locate the young victim while facing a terrifying killer from her own past in this thriller from director Brad Anderson (THE MACHINIST, SESSION 9). Jordan Turner (Halle Berry) is a 911 operator in the Hive -- the bustling Los Angeles headquarters for emergency operators.  Read more...

 
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Overview

An emergency operator receives a desperate call from a kidnapped teen, and races to locate the young victim while facing a terrifying killer from her own past in this thriller from director Brad Anderson (THE MACHINIST, SESSION 9). Jordan Turner (Halle Berry) is a 911 operator in the Hive -- the bustling Los Angeles headquarters for emergency operators. Her job is extraordinarily stressful, though the camaraderie she shares with co-workers Flora (Denise Dowse) and Marco (José Zúñiga) helps Jordan to stay sharp and focused during those long nights on the phone. The veteran operator experiences a debilitating bout of self-doubt, however, after making a thoughtless mistake that results in the brutal murder of a young girl at the hands of a sadistic prowler. Six months later, Jordan is taking a group of young trainees on a tour of the Hive when an inexperienced operator receives a frantic call from Casey (Abigail Breslin), a terrified teen who is locked in the trunk of a speeding car after being abducted in a parking lot. Unfortunately, Casey is calling from a disposable phone with no chip, making it impossible for the operator to trace the call. Instinctively taking over the situation, Jordan does her best to calm Casey so that she can provide clues that will help authorities, including Jordan's police-officer boyfriend Paul (Morris Chestnut), identify the car and rescue the frightened abductee. With each passing minute the danger grows, and the hope for a happy outcome fades. Meanwhile, when the kidnapper (Michael Eklund) finds Casey's hidden phone, an ominous exchange with Jordan leaves her convinced that he's the same man who killed the other young girl six months prior. Horrified to discover just what's at stake should she fail to save Casey, the haunted operator takes the situation into her own hands, only to realize she may have unwittingly become the killer's next victim.

Cast List

John Debney - Composer/"Hocus Pocus"
Robert Gould - Set Decoration
Lon Bender - Executive Producer, THE DOGWALKER (2002)
Brad Anderson - Writer/Director
Jeff Carson
Marc Fishman - Re-Recording Mixer; Sound/Sound Designer
Mark Chadwick
Chris Minkler
Richard D'Ovidio - Screenwriter, EXIT WOUNDS (2001)
Kanin Howell
Heather Plott
Gary S. Rake
Thomas Yatsko
Dennis McCarthy - Stunts
Jim Harrison - Music Editor
Nicole D'Ovidio
Jon Bokencamp
David A. Helfant
William P. Myer
Jojo Gerrard
Susan Schuller
Liquid Music
Arsenal FX
Halle Berry - Oscar winning actress, MONSTER'S BALL
Morris Chestnut - Actor/"Boyz N The Hood"
Denise Dowse
Michael Imperioli - American actor, THE SOPRANOS
Roma Maffia - Actress/"Disclosure"
Steven Williams - TV Actor, 21 JUMP STREET/THE X-FILES
Jose Zuniga - Actor/"Crooklyn"
Tommy Rosales Jr.
Michael Eklund
Justina Machado - Puerto Rican actress, SIX FEET UNDER
Abigail Breslin - Actor, SIGNS (2002)
Sammy Busby
Jay Potter
Jenna Lamia
Alisa Hensley
Tara Platt - Actor, voice actor: RAVE MASTER (2004)
Michael Linstroth
Rakefet Abergel
David Otunga
Ella Rae Peck
Evie Louise Thompson
Ross Gallo
Lisa Grady
Teresea Jelks-Kirkley
Yolanda Arroyo
Frankie Louis Mulcahy

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 94
  • Color Format: (unknown/unconverted)
  • UPC: 043396420854
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Rating: R (MPAA)
  • Release Date: August 2017

Related Categories:
Movies > Action/Adventure

Related Keywords:
Kidnapping And Missing Persons
Teenage
Thriller
Rescue
Crime
Serial Killers
Kidnapping
Teenagers

 
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Reviews:
"Berry, who has a knack for finding the toughness beneath vulnerability, and vice versa...delivers a taut, unfussy performance..." - 03/14/2013 Los Angeles Times


"An effectively creepy thriller..." - 03/15/2013 New York Times


"[A] tense, extreme-jeopardy thriller that delivers the intended goods." - 03/11/2013 Hollywood Reporter


3 stars out of 5 -- "Everyone’s brilliant ideas keep almost working as the inventive twists and real-time tension keep things dancing just ahead of the audience." - 09/13/2013 Total Film

 
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