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  • Carrie (1976)
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  • Carrie is a 1976 American supernatural horror film directed by Brian De Palma and written by Lawrence D. Cohen, based on the novel Carrie by Stephen King. The film stars Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Betty Buckley, Amy Irving, Nancy Allen, William Katt, John Travolta, P. J. Soles and Priscilla Pointer.
  • The plot revolves around Carrie White (Sissy Spacek), a socially outcast teenage girl who suffers frequent abuse from her religious mother Margaret (Piper Laurie) and classmates, especially Chris Hargensen (Nancy Allen). Carrie discovers early in the story that she possesses latent telekinetic powers that seem to manifest when she becomes angry or otherwise distressed. She is invited to prom by classmate Tommy Ross (William Katt) by request of another classmate Sue Snell (Amy Irving). At the prom Carrie falls victim to a prank by Chris and her boyfriend Billy (John Travolta), thereafter she uses her powers to exact revenge against the student body.
  • Carrie is a 1976 American horror film directed by Brian De Palma and written by Lawrence D. Cohen, based on the novel Carrie by Stephen King. The film and the novel deal with a socially outcast teenage girl, Carrie White, who discovers she possesses telekinetic powers.
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Tagline
  • You were warned never to push Carrie to the limits. Now you must face the evil consequences.
Starring
  • Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, Nancy Allen, William Katt, John Travolta
Cast
  • John Travolta
  • Sissy Spacek,
Editing
  • Paul Tirsch
Runtime
  • 98.0
Producer
  • Paul Manash
Cat
  • Best Actress
  • Best Supporting Actress
Name
  • Carrie
Language
  • English
Cinematography
  • Mario Tosi
Title
  • Carrie
Music
  • Pino Donaggio
Awards
  • 49
Distributor
  • United Artists
Nominations
  • 2
Released
  • 1976-11-03
Rating
  • 7.400000
Budget
  • 1800000.0
Writer
  • Stephen King
  • Lawernce D. Cohen
  • Lawrence D. Cohen,
Director
  • Brian De Palma
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Year
  • 1976
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  • The plot revolves around Carrie White (Sissy Spacek), a socially outcast teenage girl who suffers frequent abuse from her religious mother Margaret (Piper Laurie) and classmates, especially Chris Hargensen (Nancy Allen). Carrie discovers early in the story that she possesses latent telekinetic powers that seem to manifest when she becomes angry or otherwise distressed. She is invited to prom by classmate Tommy Ross (William Katt) by request of another classmate Sue Snell (Amy Irving). At the prom Carrie falls victim to a prank by Chris and her boyfriend Billy (John Travolta), thereafter she uses her powers to exact revenge against the student body. The film released in theaters on November 3, 1976 in the United States. Carrie was a critical and box office success, receiving a mostly positive response from critics and grossing $33.8 million on a budget of $1.8 million. During a survey taken in October 2008, it was revealed that Carrie was considered one of the most popular movies teens watched on Halloween.Spacek was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, while Laurie was nominated for Best Supporting Actress. The film introduced young stars such as Katt and Travolta – who would shoot to worldwide fame – and revamped the career of Laurie, who had already made several films. The film spawned a 1999 sequel, The Rage: Carrie 2, which did not involve De Palma.
  • Carrie is a 1976 American horror film directed by Brian De Palma and written by Lawrence D. Cohen, based on the novel Carrie by Stephen King. The film and the novel deal with a socially outcast teenage girl, Carrie White, who discovers she possesses telekinetic powers. The film was a major success for United Artists, grossing over $30 million at the U.S. box office, on a budget of only $1.8 million. It received a mostly positive response from critics and received two Oscar nominations. The film spawned a sequel The Rage: Carrie 2 and a made for television remake, released in 2002, neither of which involved De Palma. During a survey taken in October 2008, it was revealed, that Carrie was considered one of the most popular movies teens watched on Halloween.
  • Carrie is a 1976 American supernatural horror film directed by Brian De Palma and written by Lawrence D. Cohen, based on the novel Carrie by Stephen King. The film stars Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Betty Buckley, Amy Irving, Nancy Allen, William Katt, John Travolta, P. J. Soles and Priscilla Pointer.
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