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Rating 3.4 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Stephen King is the Master

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    VikingsFan
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    Have been a long-time Stephen King fan, back in the days of Carrie, the Stand, Creepshow(!) and Firestarter. Wife read the novel a number of years ago, and happened to see this on the rack, so I picked it up, figuring nothing written by The Master can be bad (although screenplay writers sometimes miss the boat). This one falls into the entertaining, and eye-opening category. The entire time we were watching this, the fact that this is where society has gone and someone with a nefarious plot (and a lot of money) could make this happen. As with most things, Stephen King is out ahead of everyone else with the zombie apocalypse! John Cusack (where has he been - we missed him in the movies?!) and Samuel L. Jackson work well together, and the ensemble cast make this a great Friday night movie with the kids - teenage or adult only. Would watch it again, and probably will.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Read the book and skip the movie

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    Sweetone2
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    One of the few King books I haven't read, I decided to take a chance. That gamble resulted in spoiling the book if I ever get to it and a let down of a film. The story starts with promise and despite strong performances from both Lloyd Dobler and Sam Jackson its a post apocalyptic ride to nowhere. Absolute stinker of an ending and both actors have much better films to watch over this one. They both must have needed the money to sign on for this mess. Leave this one on the rack, you'll be glad you did.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Answer your cell phone... Become a zombie...

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    I wanted to like this movie... It was definitely unique; I'll give it that much. I am a fan of John Cusack, and everyone likes Samuel L Jackson, but while watching this movie I couldn't shake the feeling that something was missing. The budget was obviously low, which doesn't always make a movie bad by any means, but here it showed. Maybe a re-write or two was all it needed. I don't regret seeing it, but I will never watch it again.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    They walk among s....

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    notdoneyet
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    Pretty good job of staying with the Stephen King book, except for the ending...which was OK...but not the same Still glad I got it and watched it.........enjoyable twist on the zombie trend and always fun to see Samuel Jackson in a movie ! Whenever I see the real life zombies walking, driving or yes, riding a Harley & texting...I get a little smile on my face & think of this movie....

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Not bad, but not good either!

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    First thought: John Cusack and Samuel L Jackson...how could they not make an amazing movie out of a really good Stephen King book! The movie adaptation of the book is absolutely bad. Not even Cusack and Jackson could save this one. If it is in the 5 dollar bin or on cable, watch it, if not, check out the book at your local library...the book is MUCH better than the movie!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Cusack and Samuel together again

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    Stankman
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    While this movie is good, it does not live up to the novel it is based on by Stephen King. Cusack and Samuel L Jackson, back together on screen, do a fine job but I was really hoping this movie would have followed the book a little more than it did. Still enjoyable, just could have been much better.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Meh...

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    SteveP72
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    This movie started out really well and held my interest for quite a while but it eventually lost me about hallway through. The wife fell asleep and I was browsing through my phone with one eye on the screen. It ended up being pretty boring in my opinion. Typical Stephen King novel to screen....

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Another "End of the World" movie

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    Vyvian07
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    Good movie, but not the greatest. I was pleased Jackson wasn't overly vulgar! Decent acting by all, but again, this is another "End of the World" movie. However, the ending gives you something to guess at. Overall, I'd actually recommend renting instead of buying.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    They changed the ending from the book

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    Vinderbeans
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    I read the book when it first came out and didn't realize until I actually bought the movie that it was Stephen King's Cell. I love the book and loved the movie until the weird ending. Not too happy with that but the price was right and I'm keeping it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Not the worst...

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    Marcus
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    But also not the best king adaption. In times of the walking dead show, it's hard to get shocked by such a set up. Too close to TWD, even though Kings book had a different Intension. But nevertheless, a nice Halloween movie. I'd watch it again

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Cell

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    TimmyG84
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    A Stephen King adaptation that doesn't follow the source material. I still think it's an okay zombie apocalypse movie because of John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson. The pacing is slower, so proceed with caution.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    CELL

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    Alchav21
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    Two good Actors with a pretty good plot, but the Movie is too slow and drags a little. I watched it all the way through, but I don't think most would. The beginning is good, but goes down hill from there.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Wast of money

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    James
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    Wait for it on Netflix if you really want to see it. Kind of weird and confusing at the end. I think you need to read the book first to understand the ending.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great movie!

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    Sandy
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    This movie is based off of a Stephen King Novel. I really liked it. I went back to Best Buy and bought a second one for my daughter's birthday.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Cell

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    I was expecting more from this movie. It just kind of started. No real character development in my opinion. It wasn't all bad but I'll stick to the book.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Cell

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    movielover
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    When you watch a movie and it's good all the way through and then all the sudden the ending makes you so upset I did like the movie but you will be upset

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Great actors everything else terrible

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    PMMS
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    Should of known better than buying this because the book really stunk. But I really liked the main actors thought they could save it but they couldn't.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Decent movie.

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    Jchuk
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    Cell is an ok movie. Like a lot of others if you read the book first you will be somewhat disappointed. This is more of a rental movie than a purchase.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Well-done scary

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    dasage83
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    I purchased the "Cell" movie on Blu-Ray. The movie was well-done and kept you at the edge of your seat - better than a zombie movie, in my opinion.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Not very good

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    James
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    Not nearly as good as the novel. This inept adaptation is just lacking the depth. The ending is totally idiotic but it still had a good effect

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend