One Missed Call

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Violent, sloppy Japanese horror remake.

PG-13 2008 87 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 47 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

It was not bad for a clean horror film

I’m veeeeeerrrry picky about what movies my kids watch since I have ages that range from older teens to a nine year old and we only have one big screen TV. With that said, I make my older teens keep their choices clean on the family TV. This movie has a few more soft bad words than I prefer, but for a scary movie, I shouldn’t complain. there was no kissing and no romance or flirting, which makes me v happy in a movie. Just a good scary flick, albeit with a bit of a cheesy plot and so-so acting. My older kids say it was lame, but the younger ones and I liked it :)
age 4+

It's for all ages

I really don't see the problem with kids watching this movie, but if your kid can't handle Halloween, Freddy Kruger, Scream, IT, or The Ring and/or says they had a nightmare about a ghosts or is scared of getting phone calls after watching it it's not the movie for you but if your kid can handle scary movies and messed up stuff I suggest this movie

Movie Details

  • In theaters: January 4, 2008
  • On DVD or streaming: April 21, 2008
  • Cast: Edward Burns, Ray Wise, Shannyn Sossamon
  • Director: Eric Valette
  • Studio: Warner Bros.
  • Genre: Horror
  • Run time: 87 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: intense sequences of violence and terror, frightening images, some sexual material and thematic elements.
  • Last updated: March 31, 2022

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