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Chain Letter (2010)

Chain Letter poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $205,842Details
International Box Office $816,611Details
Worldwide Box Office $1,022,453
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When high school senior Jessie Campbell and her tight-knit group of friends begin to receive a series of foreboding email chain letters, they have no idea the terror that awaits them. With a warning that if they break the chain, they will lose a life, the seemingly harmless email turns deadly when one-by-one the friends that do not forward the chain letter are hunted down and gruesomely killed by horror's newest villain, The Chain Man.


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Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 1st, 2010 (Limited) by New Films Cinema
Video Release: February 1st, 2011 by Image Entertainment/ThinkFilm
MPAA Rating: R for strong bloody sadistic violence throughout, language and brief nudity
(Rating bulletin 2110, 3/3/2010)
Running Time: 96 minutes
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Keywords: Teenage Slasher, Internet, Non-Chronological
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Tiger Tail Entertainment, Deon Taylor Enterprises, New Films Intl
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Jessie Campbell
   Sergeant Hamill
   Mr. Smirker
   Det. Jim Crenshaw

Supporting Cast

Michael J. Pagan    Michael Grant
Noah Segan    Dante
Matt Cohen    Johnny Jones
Michael Bailey Smith    Chain Man
Cody Kasch    Neil Conners
Cherilyn Wilson    Rachael Conners
Bai Ling    Jai Pham

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Production and Technical Credits

Deon Taylor    Producer
Michael J. Pagan    Producer
Robert Smith    Executive Producer
Todd Slater    Executive Producer
Nesim Hason    Executive Producer
Roxanne Avent    Executive Producer
Chad Cole    Co-Producer
Ron Gell    Co-Producer
Steak House    Co-Producer
Steve Cubine    Co-Executive Producer
Deon Taylor    Screenwriter
Michael J. Pagan    Screenwriter

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for February 1st, 2011

February 1st, 2011

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New Releases were Far from Super on Per Theater Chart

October 5th, 2010

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Limited Releases are Freaking Out

October 1st, 2010

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