First Trailer for Brad Anderson's Thriller 'The Call' Starring Halle Berry
After a phone call kicked off the action in the surprising hit film Taken with Liam Neeson, now we have the aptly titled thriller The Call from director Brad Anderson (The Machinist, Transsiberian). Halle Berry leads the film as a 911 operator who ends up dealing with a killer from her past after a young girl calls the center, kidnapped in the trunk of a car. There's elements of Buried and Cellular with familiar tropes of all other kidnapping thrillers, so it's not all that thrilling. Plus, I feel like the odds of a single 911 operator encountering the same perpetrator like this are worse than the lottery, but it is a movie after all. Watch it!
Here's the first trailer for Brad Anderson's thriller The Call, originally from Yahoo:
Brad Anderson (The Machinist, Transsiberian) directs The Call from Exit Wounds writer Rich D'Ovidio. In order to save a young girl (Abigail Breslin), an emergency operator (Halle Berry) must confront a killer from her past. Michael Imperioli and Morris Chestnut also star in the thriller hitting theaters on March 15th.
Reader Feedback - 14 Comments
My Gawd. It reminds of PHONE BOOTH. We are just going to watch a person sit there for 90 minutes and act nervous.
DAVIDPD on Jan 11, 2013
This looks like a horrible movie, first off what teenage girl uses a disposable cell phone is she a drug dealer? And why did they need a flashback sequence to tell us it was the same guy as at the start of the trailer, as if we forgot what happened literally less than 2 minutes ago
neo on Jan 11, 2013
Hahaha, who knows, could be a new low for attention spans. xD
Blargh on Jan 11, 2013
Cool short film... Ow wait, that was supposed to be a trailer?
MUNKICLOUD on Jan 11, 2013
he heh eh, I know, trailer films are the future for the A.D.D. generation.
Carpola on Jan 12, 2013
They just gave away everything. Nice. No surprise in the third act now.
Rollo Tomasi on Jan 11, 2013
This YouTube comment just sums it up for me... "The editing in this so called 'feature-70%-of-the-movie' trailer is fucking awful..."
Akira Money ♕ on Jan 11, 2013
nothing haven't seen before.
truong18 on Jan 11, 2013
I girl is attacked by a killer, she hides under the bed, she makes a phone call for rescue, the protagonist picks up the phone and gives instructions, the killer drags the girl from under the bed, then the killer picks up the phone, and then... "I don't know who your are... I don't know what you want..." Everything in this trailer is Taken from a bunch of other movies.
Nash on Jan 11, 2013
I loved the Machinist and loved Session 9 so I will check this out even if it looks generic
busted on Jan 11, 2013
Whats up with Halle Berry's hair?
Brian Ricci Movie Review on Jan 12, 2013
I think this movie is the first to make it on the worst movie list of 2013.
BinaryChaos on Jan 12, 2013
No need to spend money on watching the movie, I just saw the whole thing now!
Derrick on Jan 15, 2013
Wow instead of making a trailer that makes you want to go and see the movie, they just show the whole plot.
SciFiCisco on Jan 16, 2013
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